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Shelly Barrick Parsons, Covenant Pastor

Shelly Barrick Parsons is thrilled to serve as the Covenant Pastor at Hebron Presbyterian Church as we search for our next pastor. 

In addition to her service with Hebron, she is Executive Director for Capital Trees- an urban greening nonprofit.  Ordained in 2003, Shelly has served in a variety of ministry settings, including most recently as Director of Children and Family Ministry at River Road Presbyterian Church.  Prior to moving to Richmond in 2019, she served as Presbyterian Campus Pastor for WVU and Executive Director of the Harless Center.  While in West Virginia, she served as pulpit supply and session moderator for churches in the Presbytery of West Virginia.  Shelly and her family enjoy getting outdoors to hike, mountain bike and ski.

Markus Compton, Music Director

Markus has blessed us with his talents for over twenty years 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 and William.

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.


Alexa Stegner, Administrative Assistant

Alexa is a local native, who grew up in Goochland. She graduated from Goochland High school and attended Reynolds Community college focusing on Nursing.  She worked in the medical field for 10 years as a certified nursing assistant. She mainly worked with patients who had dementia.  

Alexa and her husband have two children, one boy Easton who is three, and a girl Reece who is 3 months. As a family, they enjoy going camping in the mountains or the beach.  She also enjoys spending time going to craft shows, antique shopping, and festivals.