Our Team


  • Eric Reploeg, Pastor

    Eric and Melissa Reploeg met and married in Bible college more than 30 years ago. Eric spent his early ministry years as an assistant pastor and music director in Indiana and Texas. After earning his Master’s Degree in Theology, and spending 15 years in ministry, Eric and his family moved to Virginia in 2005 to help his friend, Randall, start Virginia Hills Church. In 2015 he became the senior pastor of VHC Front Royal, and continues to be a passionate voice for life change through relationships and service.

    Email ereploeg@vahills.org

  • Jared Heaton, Administrative Pastor

    Jared is the Administrative Pastor at Virginia Hills Front Royal with a special focus on assimilation, systems development, and local outreach. He has a Masters of Divinity degree from Ashland Theological Seminary and previous to VHC, Jared served at churches in Ohio, Minnesota, and western New York. From Christian camp ministry to youth ministry to being a lead pastor, Jared has experiences serving in many different capacities of the church but one thing has remained constant - his greatest joy is to see people encounter Christ in a real way that leads to salvation and life change. Jared and his wife, Mallory, have been married since 2012 and have two sons, Beckett and Carter. 

    Email jheaton@vahills.org

  • James Anderson, Youth & Worship Pastor

    James Anderson is the youth leader and worship leader at Virginia Hills Church. While attending community college, he got his real estate license and began to practice real estate in 2010. He has always had a heart for ministry. He taught himself how to play the guitar and eventually started to play rhythm guitar in the church band, which he now leads. He attended Liberty University and studied Theology and Apologetics. In 2015, he took on the leadership roles as a worship leader and youth pastor. In 2018, James tied the knot with his perfect counterpart, Devin.

    Email janderson@vahills.org

  • Cindy Duvall, Director of Kids' Ministries

    Cindy DuVall is the Director of Kids' Ministries at Virginia Hills Church.  She married her high school sweetheart in 1993 & together they have served in various capacities of ministry in their local churches for the last 25 years.  Cindy has a heart to partner with parents to help kids see Jesus in their everyday lives and share His love & salvation with them.  With the help of an amazing team of volunteers, VHC is reaching kids for Christ!

    Email cduvall@vahills.org

  • Rachael May, Communications Director

    Rachael May is the Communications Director at Virginia Hills Church.  With a background in teaching, she has worked with schools and small businesses to create and maintain communication systems with their email, social media accounts and text since marrying her husband, Cory in 2014.  Since moving to Virginia in 2019 with their two kids, Jace & Addie, Rachael has been working on our communication systems, reaching our online community and the Virginia Hills ladies.  It has been an honor to be a part of Virginia Hills Church and to serve & love on it's people!

    Email life@vahills.org

  • Whitney Groves, Admin Assistant & VBS Coordinator

    Whitney Groves is the Administrative Assistant and Vacation Bible School Coordinator at Virginia Hills Church.  She married the love of her life in May 2015 and they have been blessed with two sweet girls!  She loves to give people the opportunity to draw closer to Jesus through getting involved in all of the beautiful things at Virginia Hills.

    Email - wgroves@vahills.org