Curt Kenney, Assistant Pastor, Community Groups
Curt grew up in Yorktown, VA and studied Finance and International Business at James Madison University, where he met his wife Catherine through InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. He worked in micro-finance in Chicago, Charlottesville, and Kenya before completing an M.Div. at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts. Prior to joining Stony Point Church as the Assistant Pastor for Community Groups, he served as a pastoral intern at Citylife Presbyterian Church of Boston and the Youth and Family Pastor at Virginia Beach Community Chapel. Curt is a fan of Starbucks French Roast, snowboarding, soccer, reading, and spending days off with Catherine and his 4 daughters Caroline, Julia, Elizabeth, and Frances. He also happens to be a moderately skilled corn-hole player.
Dawn James, Director of Women’s Ministry
Dawn grew up in Ohio and became a Christian at a young age. After graduating from Asbury University with a degree in Education, she taught high Social Studies for 4 years. She met her husband, Chuck, while attending graduate school at Regent University. After completing her masters degree in Public Policy, she served as a political appointee in Washington D.C. in several government agencies. She and Chuck have 2 children, Madeline and Charles (C.J.). She loves to read, cook, walk and spend time with her family. Working with the women at Stony Point is a blessing.
Janice Bilger, Counseling and Support
Janice has an MA in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University and a BBA from Texas A&M University. She is a certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional, PREPARE/ENRICH premarital counseling administrator, and addiction recovery specialist. She also has experience working with family mediation, marital counseling, grief counseling, divorce recovery, and depression. In addition to individual counseling, Janice oversees our Lay Counseling program and the support groups active at SPC. She is grateful to our loving God for allowing her to come to faith at a young age. She has served as a leader in Bible Study Fellowship, and a Bible teacher at the Bridgeport Rescue Mission where she counseled. Janice lives on Lake Chesdin with her husband, Mark, and special needs son, Jesse. She views her role at SPC as someone who comes alongside of those in need while God speaks into their situation and life.
Jen Hopkins, Website and Media
A west-coast native, Jen spent most of her early life in the Seattle area of Washington state. She graduated from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California and Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, before teaching in Los Angeles for several years. In 1997, she married Fred, and they landed in Richmond, Virginia. She then served as the Media Specialist at First Baptist Church, Richmond, before she and Fred became parents to Layne, Ben, and Sam, who are now teenagers. After several years of freelance graphic design, Jen began working at the church in 2019. She loves spending time in nature and with her family, gardening, raising chickens, mushroom hunting, and writing an occasional poem.
Mary Ruth Topham, Finance
Mary Ruth was born and raised in Richmond and came to know the Lord at a young age. She graduated from VCU with a degree in business and worked in marketing for several years before marrying Joe and raising their two children, Fleet and Dorothy. In 2019 she started working part time at the church. When she is not cutting checks, Mary Ruth enjoys hosting neighbors and friends, gardening and working on house projects. She and Joe lead a community group in Bon Air.