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A Historic Church with a Living Mission


Allen Pickett - Interim Pastor

Allen grew up in Lynchburg, Va, graduated from VA TECH and has lived on the North Shore of Massachusetts, Pittsburgh, PA, Grand Rapids, MI and Cameroon, West Africa.  He and his wife, Tracy, have three grown children who have chosen to live in faraway places: Denver, Salt Lake City and San Diego.  Allen enjoys running, hiking, biking & doing handyman tasks for friends & projects on his home.   

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Lori Hawk Alford, Director of Christian Education

Lori grew up in Goochland County and is a proud graduate of Goochland High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. Lori is a life-long student of the Bible and her earliest memories of preschool Sunday School include sampling homemade play-doh while hearing the wonderful stories of Jesus told by her loving and patient teachers.

Lori joined the staff of Hebron Church in 2005 as the full-time Director of Christian Education. In this role, she oversees all of our education programs, including adult Bible studies, children’s ministry, Vacation Bible School and youth ministry. Lori is passionate about teaching the Word of God to people in all stages and ages, and loves to find new ways to bring God’s Word to life.

In her free time, Lori enjoys watching VCU basketball, playing guitar, volunteering in the Richmond Walk to Emmaus community and raising two amazing teenagers – Grace and James.

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Markus Compton, Music Director

Markus has worked in church music for over twenty years, fifteen of them here at Hebron Church.  Some of his favorite scripture passages include Romans 8, Isaiah 40: 28-31 and Psalm 139.

Before moving to Richmond, Markus lived in the Washington DC area and abroad in Europe. He and his wife, Megan have two children, Sylvia(8) and William(3).

In addition to his responsibilities at Hebron, Markus teaches private piano at Collegiate School and is the Artistic Director for the Richmond Choral Society.  He also serves as an advisory member on the Virginia First Thanksgiving Festival Board, volunteers with Feed More and is active with Chorus America.

Jeanne Napier, Church Secretary
Jeanne is a local native, who grew up and lived in Richmond until moving to Goochland in 1997.  She worked in the banking industry for 35 years (same bank, several name changes).
Jeanne came to Hebron after retirement in 2009 to serve as the church secretary.  She and her husband, Stuart, have two daughters, Jennifer and Melissa, and one grandson, James.
Jeanne is an active member at Dover Baptist Church. She enjoys reading, needlework, volunteering in several Goochland organizations.