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Services:​
Sundays 10:30a

11775 Morgansburg Rd 
Bealeton, VA 22712


Our Team
Rev. Dr. Wes Shortridge
Rev. Dr. Wes Shortridge planted LCC in 2003 with a handful of people. He has a passion for this church and community. He strives to reach the addicted and broken, because that was what he once was. Church ministry has become a life-long passion that he continues to make a full time vocation. He recieved a Bachelor of Arts degree from Central Bible College. He completed his Master of Arts in Church Ministry. In 2016, he completed a Doctor of Ministry degree at Evangel University. 

Loves: motorcycles, hiking, baseball, cooking, gardening, and reading.
Lead Pastor
Jesus replied, 'No man who puts his hand on the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God." Luke 9:62

Rev. Linda Shortridge
Rev. Linda Shortridge planted LCC in 2003 with Rev. Dr. Wes Shortridge. Her and Pastor Wes have been married for over 25 years. She has a passion for reaching the lost and broken and showing them the love of Jesus. Rev. Linda Shortridge has completed an Associate's of Arts degree in Buisness Management at Germanna Community College. She is currently pursuing her Bachelors of Science in Buisness Management at Old Dominion University.

Loves: hiking, floating down the river, adventures, the beach, and exploring new places.
Associate Pastor
"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid." John 14:27
Rev. Jacob Buchanan
Rev. Jacob grew up in Culpeper, Virginia. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Preaching from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri. He is passionate about teenagers because he has watched many of his friends become incaracarated or worse because of decisions they made as teenagers. He hopes to help teenagers find their worth and value within life and at LCC. 

Loves: drinking coffee or tea with his wife Amanda, exploring new places to eat, hiking, weightlifting, and watching movies.
Youth Pastor
"I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world."
John 16:33
 
Christine is happily married to her husband, Andy. They are proud parents of a Chocolate Shar Pei and a brand new baby boy! Christine grew up in a small town in northern Pennsylvania, where she was raised in a Christ-centered home. She attented a church that helped shape her into the person she is today.Throughout her life, she has had a passion for working with children. The Lord has given her many opportunitites to serve children in various capacticities- Child Care, children's ministeries within the Church, teaching in public schools, and most recently, the gift of motherhood. She recieved a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Asbury University Christine has her MAT in Special Education, Learning and Behavior Disorders from Asbury University.

Loves: camping, scrapbooking, jewelry making, photography, children, strategy games, pizza, autmn weather 
Christine Wood
Children's Coordinator
"Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters." Colossians 3:23
Amanda Buchanan
Amanda grew up in Culpeper, Virginia. Her parents are both church planters, which developed the passion she has for ministry. She is married to Jacob Buchanan. They were married in 2016. Amanda completed a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education with a minor in Worship Leadership at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri. She has a passion for connecting people to Jesus through the arts.

Loves: knitting, camping, board games, kayaking, baking, cooking, exploring new places to eat, weight lifting, singing, and playing piano.
Creative Arts Ministry & PR
"She is clothed in strength and dignity. She can laugh at the days to come. When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness." 
Proverbs 31:25-26