The Staff @ Discovery

Our staff meets regularly to discuss, plan, & pray about how we can put into action God's Will for Discovery Church and how we can reach our community for Christ. If you have any questions, please feel free to send us an email or call the church and we will get back to you as quickly as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!

Meet our STAFF:
Jay McCoy

My wife, Sharon, and I are both natives of this area and we came to Discovery Church in June of 2007 after having previously pastored a church in the Western Branch section of Chesapeake, VA for 4 years. In January of 2008, Discovery Church called me to be the Associate Pastor of Discipleship and Evangelism and then in April of 2011 as the Pastor. The people of Discovery Church have a genuineness to them and want to do great things for the Kingdom of God! I am excited to be part of this body of believers and pray that God grows us both as we strive to see His will done in His church!

Jill Herr

Minister of Education

     I joined the staff at Discovery in August of 2013. I have two daughters. I was born & raised in West Virginia; relocated to Virginia, in 1993. I have a bachelor's degree and teacher's license (K - 5th). I have served as a preschool and children's ministry director at my previous church and was a Girl Scout Leader for many years. I love working with kids and am so excited to be serving at Discovery Church!

Tom Pendergrass

Director of Senior Adults & Administrator 

I joined the Discovery Church staff in August 2016. My wife, JoAnn and I are long term residents of Virginia Beach. Our family includes four grown children & their families. I have served churches in Tennessee and Virginia. I have experience in college administration and business. I am excited to be a part of Discovery's Ministry and to have the opportunity to reach the community God has given us.

(757) 497- 6541


4881 Euclid Road

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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