Meet Brian Parker

Campus Pastor

Brian Parker is the Arlington Campus Pastor and Groups Pastor. He has a bachelor’s in Pastoral Studies and a pre-doctoral degree in Biblical Interpretation and Linguistics. Brian enjoys discussing the challenges of faith, both practical and academic, over a good cup of coffee. Brian and his wife Joanne have two energetic sons. He enjoys the outdoors, coffee, reading and eating his wife’s baked goods.

Plan A Visit


If it’s your first time at Grace Community Church you will be warmly welcomed. Things may feel different here from what you are used to, so here are a few frequently asked questions to help you plan your trip.

When do I need to get there?

We recommend you arrive about 10 minutes early so you can settle in before service begins.

How long is the service?

Our service lasts just about an hour and includes a short time of engaging music with a message that is relevant to your everyday life.

What should I wear?

Our environment is casual. Wear jeans, your Sunday best or whatever feels comfortable.

Where do I park?

Grace has plenty of parking in the Ballston Quarter parking garage. The main garage entrance is at is 627 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22203. Park on Level P3 to be closest to mall level 2.

Can I attend if I’m not sure what I believe?

Absolutely. Grace is a safe place to explore faith no matter what you believe (your doubts and tough questions are welcome too).

What about my kids?

We will have children's programming during the 9:00 and 10:15am services. Plan for a few additional minutes when you arrive to get your kids checked in and settled in their classrooms. Contact if you have any questions prior to your visit.