Steve has been happily married to his wife, Diane for 37 years. They have three adult children. He worked for Dominion Energy for 34 years before retiring in 2017. He co-leads the Sojourners small group, and has been a member of this group for 21 years. He leads the Cornerstone Security Team where he has been a member since its inception. He has been a member of Cornerstone for 16-1/2 years. Steve enjoys hunting and shooting sports in his spare time.
Steve was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He and his wife, Katrina have been married since 1999. They have three children and have been members of Cornerstone for 8 years. Steve has served in the army and his final duty station was here at Ft. Lee. Steve served as a deacon for Cornerstone from 2014-2017. He is a member of Rekindle the Fire small group and also serves as a marriage mentor. His areas of special interest are marriage, family and discipleship.
Andrew and Beverly Krause
Andrew and Beverly Krause have been married for 3 ½ glorious years and are the parents of 6 children. Andrew works as an Information Security Manager at the Federal Reserve Bank where he has been employed for 20 years. Beverly is a Wealth Data & Analytics Solutions Analyst at SunTrust Bank (now Truist Financial) where she has worked for 31 years. Andrew and Beverly have been part of the Cornerstone family for 20 and 31 years, respectively. Over the years, they have participated in and/or led Adult Singles Life Group, Shady Hill Outreach, Nursery, and Youth. Currently they are part of the Prime Time Couples small group and serve in the Worship and Choir ministries. Outside of church and work, Andrew and Beverly enjoy traveling, history, camping (and other outdoor activities), as well as spending time socializing with family and friends.
Edward and Martha Ledzema
Edward and Martha Ledezma are from Costa Rica. Edward shares that he has been living in the USA for 17 years and is happily married to Martha Ledezma for 15 years. He is a car mechanic and loves what he does. His favorite hobby is bicycling.
Martha shares that they have 3 children and 3 granddaughters. Martha is a nani and her hobby is shopping with coupons. They have been at Cornerstone for 2 years and serve in the Hispanic Ministry.
Peggy is a mom to 4 grown and married children. She is “Gramzy” to eight grandchildren ages 7 months to 9 years old. She is in her retirement year of teaching Health and Physical Education for 23 years (4 in Pennsylvania and 19 in Chesterfield County).
Peggy has attended Cornerstone for 29 years. She is especially grateful for the focus and inner healing opportunities that were made available to both her and her family. She shares that they came in as a broken and hurting family and found much love and many blessings that mended our hearts both through our church family and our growing relationships with Jesus Christ.
She has served in many areas to include: Children’s Ministry, taught a Sunday series called Walking in Victory and began the start-up of Girls’ Night Out and Singles Life Group, two ministry spots that God has provided to share His love. She especially enjoys praying for and encouraging new believers in their walk with the Lord and seeing them overcome and experience victory in their lives. Peggy is very thankful for all God has done for her and her family and has a desire to serve her church family and God in new ways.
Qualifications for Deacons
(listed in Section 3 of the Constitution and Bylaws of Cornerstone Assembly of God)
- A Deacon shall be a person of mature faith, of good report and a teachable spirit.
- A Deacon shall be a voting member of this Assembly.
- A person that meets the following biblical qualifications: Acts 6:3;1 Tim 3: 8-13; 1 Cor 4:2.
- With the exception of positions currently held by the date of this document, a Deacon may not serve as an Elder or as member of the Board of Directors.
(taken from section 3-f)
- A candidate for Deacon shall be selected by the Lead Pastor in consultation with the Elders. The candidates name shall be presented to the members of the Assembly for prayerful consideration for at least two weeks, during which time members may give their comments to the Lead Pastor. If the candidate continues to be acceptable to the Lead Pastor and two-thirds of the Elders, the candidate shall be recognized in a public worship service.
- Each year up to seven new Deacons may be added to the ministry according to the discernment of the Lead Pastor, Elders and needs of the congregation.