September 2022 Member Gathering Recap
on October 5th, 2022
Dear Portico Church Members,On Thursday, September 29, 2022 the Members of Portico Church gathered to discuss the life and future of our church. Member Gatherings serve an important role in the life of our church by keeping us connected, unified, and prepared to embrace the road ahead. The following is a summary of our Member Gathering.Key Takeaways:Jason Conner has been affirmed by the Members of...  Read More
Portico Kids Fall 2022 Updates
on August 11th, 2022
Dear Portico Families and Volunteers,I have really enjoyed my first weeks as the new Portico Kids Director.  I’ve been observing, reading, praying, meeting with stakeholders, organizing, and planning.  It’s been awesome!  There are so many committed people that love our church and love our children!When I was hired, I was encouraged to dream big about creating the best child-centered program we co...  Read More
Summer Q&A Series; Question 5
on July 28th, 2022
Pastor Jason answers a question from Tabitha R!...  Read More
Meet the Elder Candidates!
on July 21st, 2022
Dear Portico Church Members,God has richly provided Portico Church with a team of excellent leaders. We are asking three of these leaders to step into the role of Elder (Pastor Desmond Glenn, Pastor Daniel Kwak, Pastor Edward Robinson). These Pastors will be formally introduced as elder candidates at the close of this Sunday’s worship service. As Members, you will be asked to digitally vote on the...  Read More
Summer Q&A Series; Question 4
on July 21st, 2022
Pastor Jason answers a question from Lucinda S!...  Read More
Welcome from Courtney!
on July 14th, 2022
Dear Portico Families,Hello!  I wanted to take a moment to write and let you know how excited I am to be on-board as Director of Portico Kids!  While you may already know my back story, I’ll repeat it here, just in case.  I am a native Charlottesvillian and attended Albemarle County Public Schools.  I received a BA in history from JMU and a Masters degree in Elementary Education from UVA.  For the...  Read More
Summer Q&A Series; Question 3
on July 14th, 2022
Pastor Jason answers a question from Emily M!...  Read More
Summer Q&A Series; Question 2
on July 7th, 2022
Pastor Jason answers a question from Jon W!...  Read More
June Transition Team Update
on June 30th, 2022
Hello Portico family!  For those of you who don’t know I (Jeremiah Hovis) have had the pleasure to lead what we are calling our "Transition Team".  As many of you are aware leadership transitions can be challenging and Portico has had some leadership changes over the last few months.  The purpose of the Transition Team is to help facilitate a smooth transition for both the congregation and the inc...  Read More
Summer Q&A Series; Question 1
on June 30th, 2022
Pastor Jason answers a question from Maggie K!...  Read More
Land Purchase!
on June 16th, 2022
As we shared back in April, our Members overwhelmingly affirmed the decision to purchase the 62 acres of land at 1717 Polo Grounds Road. Following that vote, our team got to work! The Land Acquisition Team (Stephen Trivette + Tom Muncaster), along with our Elders, and Janet Lohr, worked together to ensure a successful purchase. We are overjoyed to share with all of you that on Tuesday, June 14th, ...  Read More
Welcome Courtney!
on June 2nd, 2022
Dear Portico Family, I have exciting news to share with you! As you may remember, earlier this year we began looking for a Portico Kids Director. After much prayer and seeking, one of our treasured Portico Members, Courtney Dillard, expressed interest in learning more. It's become clear that Courtney is God’s answer to our prayer. Courtney Dillard has accepted the position of Portico Kids Director a...  Read More