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The Rev. Dr. Kristin Adkins Whitesides The Rev. Dr. Kristin Adkins Whitesides is senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Winchester, VA.

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The Rev. Dr. Kristin Whitesides

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First Baptist Church, Winchester, VA

The Rev. Dr. Kristin Adkins Whitesides is senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Winchester, VA. 

Kristin graduated from the University of Richmond, and earned her M.Div. from Duke Divinity School and her D.Min. in Biblical Interpretation and Proclamation from Candler School of Theology at Emory University. 

Before coming to First Baptist Winchester in 2005 as Associate Pastor and Minister to Youth, she worked as a pastoral intern at churches in North Carolina and Virginia. She became Senior Pastor in spring 2017.


Latest Content by The Rev. Dr. Kristin Adkins Whitesides

The Rev. Dr. Kristin Adkins Whitesides

Kristin Whitesides: Set Free

Luke 13:10-17

11th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C

August 25, 2019

The Rev. Dr. Kristin Whitesides (CBF)

 

One of my earliest, most vivid memories is from a church gathering when I was very young. I was toddling through the sea of legs in the fellowship hall, looking for my father, who was the pastor. But, because I was very small, I was looking at people's shoes. I immediately ruled out the women in heels and pantyhose. But then I was left with a sea of men's trousers and almost identically nondescript pantlegs. Finally, I found the set of legs I had been looking for and grabbed onto my father, holding on for dear life, overwhelmed by the crowds pressing around us.

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