The Rev. Leigh B. Gillis is a native of Norfolk, VA and has pastored churches in VA, NC and NJ. She was Associate Executive Presbyter for Congregational Vitality of Heartland Presbytery in Kansas City, and has served seven intentional interim pastorates. Leigh holds degrees from Virginia Tech (BA), Norfolk State University (MA) and Union Presbyterian Seminary (MDiv) in Richmond. Her husband, John, is retired and pursues his avocation of direction in community theater productions. They enjoy theater, music, walking and exploring new places, spending time with family, and sailing on Viking. John’s daughters and granddaughter live in Halifax, Nova Scotia and his son in Brussels, Belgium. Leigh’s son and family live in Lynchburg, VA.