JAMÉ BOLDS, LEAD PASTOR

Pastor Jamé Bolds is a Spirit led servant that longs for people to discover Jesus in everyday life (1 Cor 2:9-10, Micah 6:6-8).

As Victory's Lead Pastor he is responsible for teaching God's word, as well as, creating a rich church and community culture. He loves his Victors (those who call Victory Church home) and wants to you to see Jesus move in every part of your life.  He is consumed with helping Victors grow in their Spiritual Formation, Personal Wholeness, Healthy Relationships, Vocational Clarity and their Work & Economics. 

Pastor Jame is a life long student of theology and economics (B.A. Southeastern; M.A., M.A.R. Gordon-Conwell; Harvard; M.P.A.P. Rutgers, Bloustein School) a Ph.D. candidate at Universiteit Stellenbosch as well as an Ordained Minister in the Assemblies of God.

He celebrate's his wife & children and in his spare time he coach's U13 fútbol for Yorktown FC, enjoys spicy Mexican food and loves taking long weekends with his wife. You can find him at Aromas Coffee Shop on Monday's & Friday's in his prayer study. He thinks out loud online here.

JENNIFER BOLDS, MFT, SDI
FAMILY care & WORSHIP PASTOR

Pastor Jennifer Bolds is passionate about helping families and marriages to be spiritually and emotionally whole -- she is also equally passionate about the worship ministry.  A native of Long Island, Pastor Jennifer comes from a comical Italian family, drives like a New Yorker & embraces the calling of motherhood.

As the Family Care & Worship Pastor she oversees the Victory Groups, counseling and music ministry. She is a professional musician with a talent in singing and playing the piano. She is also a practicing marriage and family therapist as well as a Ordained Minister with the Assemblies of God.

Pastor Jennifer holds the SDI Certification with Personal Strengths (2008, 2017) as a facilitator for managing conflict and improving relationships as well as FOCCUS premarital counseling inventory designed to prepare couples for marriage.

Pastor Jennifer earned a B.A., Southeastern University and an M.A. Counseling (mental health & marriage and family therapy) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. 

 
Jared Lilly, Associate NEXTGEN PAstor

Pastor Jared comes to us from the hills of West Virginia and beaches of Hampton Roads — though somehow ended up a Dallas Cowboys fan!

He is a ministry prodigy. Called in middle school and started ministry in his teenage years at World Outreach Worship Center in Newport News. He has since been a Children’s Pastor in Hickory, NC and an Assemblies of God church Winterville, NC all while under the age of 25.

 

While in North Carolina he showed statewide leadership in organizing, planning events and camps, and equipping other children’s pastors within the state. 

Pastor Jared is deeply concerned with helping K-12 peninsula students discover what faith can do. He is passionate about discipleship and wants to see God move in our schools and homes!  

He studied theology at Lee University, Cleveland, TN and is a Certified Minister of the Assemblies of God. (Oh, yeah, he loves free food.)

STEPHENIE SHANKS, 
Associate Discipleship PAstor

MARK SHANKS,
Associate Missions PAstor

Pastor Mark is the Victory "outreach champion", responsible for "neighborhood to nations" missions support. So if you are a missionary and we love missionaries, connect with Pastor Mark.  He gets it. Plus you always need someone to pray with and for you. 

Pastor Stephenie is a swiss army knife of ministry who finds her niche in discipleship by co-leading Wednesday Night Prayer with Pastor Jamé. She is a Bible teaching machine and has a unique way of relating the Bible to everyday life. She also loves to mentor young people, it's kinda her spiritual gift.

Pastor(s) Mark & Stephenie come to Victory as +25 year ministry veterans in the mega church environment. They have had a dizzying array of ministry experience from nursery, to missions, to small groups, and all the people craziness that comes with ministry spanning three continents.  

Pastor Mark holds an B.F.A. and Pastor Stephenie an A.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University. They completed the Potomac School of Ministry and are Licensed Ministers with the Assemblies of God

Katie Mazowieski, Victory School Director

Katie Mazowieski is a hugger. She loves to hug and we like that here at Victory. She is married to James who is convinced he can make the Seniors Golf Tour but has 20 years to qualify.

She comes to us from The Primrose School, Houston, TX where she served as the Assistant Director. She previously served as an Assistant Director & 2 year old teacher in Nashville, TN and worked as a PPK (pedagogical psychological knowledge) teacher in Columbia, SC. 

During her student teaching, she discovered her love for younger learners and never looked back. Katie's heart is that the children at the Victory School feel loved, safe, and important. She loves to see the look on a child's face when they learn something new or accomplish a task they have been struggling with.

Katie is a native of South Carolina and a proud Clemson University graduate.

Rita Fields, CFO & Stewardship

Ms. Rita Fields is our CFO. She's the money czar around here at Victory where she financially keeps us on track. She's a long term Victor and loves the church. She works with Pastor Jamé in financial forecasting and money management in budgeting, fundraising for the Victory Fund. During the day she participates in the management team of moving money around for a Fortune 500 medical equipment company spanning across the commonwealth.