Our Leadership

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Our Leadership

Ryan & Jacqueline Whitlow

Lead Pastor & Family Ministry Coordinator

Pastor Ryan came to serve Victory Church in the fall of 2019. He previously served as lead pastor for a church in South Carolina and on staff with multiple churches in Southwest Virginia. Pastor Ryan graduated from Lee University in 2006 with a degree in Pastoral Ministry.

He has been married to Jacqueline for twelve years now and they have three beautiful children; Johannah (10), Abigail (8), and Micah (6).

Since coming to serve Victory, Pastor Ryan & Jacqueline have fallen in love with Lewis County and enjoy being a part of this community.

Fun Facts: Pastor Ryan enjoys all things history (esp. American Revolutionary time period) He is a Virginia Tech & Washington Commanders football fan. His favorite springtime activity is coaching teeball for the Lewis Baseball/Softball Association.

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Emily & Chris Lacaria

Worship Leaders

The Lacarias joined our ministry staff in October 2020. Emily & Chris have served in various worship ministries across central WV.  Both are skilled musicians and have a passion for leading people closer to Christ through worship.  

One area of worship in which the Lacarias specifically flourish is during times of prayerful, spontaneous worship. Their heart is to follow the leading of the Holy Spirit while infusing worship with the words of Scripture. 

They are parents to four wonderful children: Zander, Annabeth, Bella & Aiden.