The Rev. Alex Joyner
Denomination: United Methodist Church (UMC)
Organization: Franktown United Methodist Church, Franktown, VA
The Rev. Alex Joyner is pastor of Franktown United Methodist Church in Franktown, Virginia.
The Rev. Alex Joyner was ordained a deacon in the United Methodist Church in 1989 and has served appointments in Dallas, Texas; York, England; Unionville, Virginia and Charlottesville, Virginia. Most recently he has been the campus minister at the United Methodist-supported Wesley Foundation at the University of Virginia. Reverend Joyner came to Franktown United Methodist Church June, 2005. He was ordained an elder in 1993. Prior to entering the ordained ministry, Joyner was a radio news director and on-air personality in the Charlottesville area.
Joyner holds an undergraduate degree in history from the University of Virginia, a master of divinity degree from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, and additional masters in religious studies from UVA. In 1996 Joyner was a featured preacher on the nationally-syndicated Protestant Hour radio program, doing a series of five sermons.
Joyner is the author of Where Do I Go Now, God?, a vocational discernment curriculum and DVD for young adults published by Abingdon Press. He is a regular contributor to the FaithLink adult curriculum from the United Methodist Publishing House. He also teaches in the summer course of study program at Perkins School of Theology in Dallas. His interests are storytelling, preaching and cross-cultural ministry.
Rev. Joyner is married to the former Suzanne Kee Birdsall of Afton, Virginia and they have two children, Joel and Rachel.
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