Christ Church, Port Republic, welcomed the Reverend Christopher M. Garcia and his wife, Cheryl as Rector at Christ Church, Port Republic, on October 1, 2017. Fr. Christopher retired from the Army as Colonel after 25 years of active service as a lawyer in U.S. and abroad. He is a graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary and Cornell University Law School.

He has been married to Cheryl since 1990.They have two children, Elizabeth, age 24, high school music teacher, Arkansas, Teach for America; and Thomas, age 22, a senior at the College of William and Mary. He was previously Rector at Emmanuel, Greenwood, near Charlottesville, VA. He was Assistant Rector at Christ Church, Georgetown, in Washington DC.

Christ Church, Port Republic, has worshipped since 1672. Proclaiming the Good News is as timely now as it ever has been. Join us for worship on Sundays at 8:30 and 10. All are welcome!