Founder

John R. Gresham, Jr.

Founder 

  • Virginia State University, Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education 1989
  • Evans-Smith Church Leadership Institute/ Virginia Union University, Certificate in Church Administration 1998
  • Trinity Baptist Church, West Point VA, Pastor 1997-2013
  • Virginia State Parks (York River), Education Support Specialist 2010 – present
  • Watershed Educators Institute (VA Dept. Environmental Quality), Watershed Educator Certificate 2013
  • Virginia Master Naturalist, Certificate of Completion (Historic Rivers Chapter Cohort VIII) 2014
  • National Association for Interpretation, Certified Interpretive Guide 2014
  • Saint Basil the Great Orthodox Church, Hampton VA, Parish Council President 2018 – present, Teen SOYO Director 2017 – present
  • Brotherhood of St. Moses the Black, National Secretary 2016 – Present
  • Antiochian House of Studies, St. Stephens Certificate in Applied Orthodox Theology 2018
  • Ordained Deacon, Antiochian Archdiocese of North America (St. Basil Orthodox Church, Hampton VA), December 9th, 2018
  • Blogs: Baystride Images Journal, Modern Monastic Order of St. Simon of Cyrene, Desert Fathers Dispatch
  • Speaker 1
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