Church Staff

DSC09010Reverend Lydia Rodriguez, Pastor   

I am more than blessed to be the Pastor of Wesley UMC since June 2014. I’ve been blessed to be a Pastor with 23 years of service and an Ordained Elder since 1998. I have a variety of ministry experiences which include being the Bishop Assistant of Former Bishop of the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico, Rev. Dr. Juan A. Vera from 2001-2004. I was also a Missionary in Central and South America in the years 1987-1988.I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration with concentration in Marketing (Cum Laude) from the University of Puerto Rico and a Master’s Degree in Divinity (Magna Cum Laude) from the Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico. I have a passion for Discipleship that transforms lives, and for Missions both local and International that enhances the quality of life of those in need. I share my home with my beloved husband Angel a Licensed Local Pastor of the United Methodist Church, Virginia Conference and with our happy cat Angie. Angel and I love to sing a joyful noise to the Lord and love to travel around beautiful Virginia and other places as well.


Natalie Naudus Bradner, Director of Music for Wesley

I am delighted to be entering my third year as the music director and organist for Wesley United Methodist. I completed my Masters of Music at the University of  North Texas with a concentration in opera, and my Bachelors of Music from George Mason University. I have a passion for church music, as well as teaching, and singing opera and oratorio. We have a wonderful and warm group of people here at Wesley who enjoy praising God together through our choir, bell choir and praise band. I live in Woodbridge with my husband Don and our two beautiful daughters.


CatherinKinsley Headshote Kinsley, Administrative Assistant

I am so blessed to be the Administrative Assistant here at Wesley. I am a graduate student working on a degree in Archaeology and I have 4 years of experience with administrative work, including 3 years as a secretary at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts. In addition to serving Wesley I am also an intern at the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum. I live in Centreville with my husband Dan and our energetic puppy, Hera.

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