About Us


Our Mission
Christ Church of Arlington is a family of believers dedicated to God's glory and to a growing intimacy with Jesus Christ and His Church, empowered by the Holy Spirit. We are called to worship God in spirit and in truth, to preach the Word, to pray continually, to make disciples through evangelism, to equip believers for growth in mature ministry, to be active in service and love to those in and out of the church and to provide fellowship in Christ to those in the congregation, all in the context of Reformed Evangelicalism.

What We Believe
We believe that the Bible is the inspired Word of God. The Bible in its entirety is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the children of God may... -- MORE


A Message from Pastor Brian
"Welcome to the Christ Church of Arlington website! I am thankful that you have found us. We are a church family that desires to open wide our arms and hearts to all who are looking for healthy loving relationships...." -- MORE


Meet our Assistant Pastor Billy Boyce
Billy is our assistant pastor and oversees the music and community ministries at Christ Church. You can read more about him and his family here



Brian Webster, Pastor
Brian is married to Diane and has three children, Hilary, Andrew, and Sterling. He is a graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary and pastored at churches in Roanoke, VA and Fort Worth, TX prior to receiving the call to pastor Christ Church of Arlington in September 2005. Prior to attending seminary, he ran his own business for 12 years. Brian enjoys playing golf, a walk with Diane, throwing the football and movies with the children, and reading. -- MORE.

Mark Doehnert
Mark and his wife and son enjoy visiting family and friends, walking, cooking, trying new restaurants, and traveling. They joined Christ Church in 1994 when they relocated to the Washington DC area. They have done short term missionary work spreading the gospel on the continent of Africa. Mark serves in government and also as Church Treasurer.

Bob Mattes
Bob married the lovely and talented Arlene over 25 years ago. He earned a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Penn State and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from California State University at Fresno. After 30 years of service, Bob retired as a Colonel in the Air Force and a command pilot with over 3700 hours of flight time in various aircraft. Most of his career was spent in flight test and acquisition. He currently oversees flight test programs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense as a beltway bandit. Having served our Lord as a ruling elder since 1986, he arrived at Christ Church in 2003. Bob enjoys flying, shooting, football, and watching mystery movies with Arlene. Bob also serves as the Clerk of Session and is active broadly in the PCA. - Bob's popular Blog REFORMED MUSINGS

Steve Cylke
Steve Cylke (pronounced "silky") and his wife, Georgia, have been members at Christ Church since the early 1980's. They met and were married at Christ Church. They have hosted a weekly Bible study in their home for over 15 years and enjoy teaching Sunday School. Georgia recently retired after 30 years working for the Navy, while Steve still works as an economist for Navy. They have three grown children and enjoy playing golf and tennis, hiking, travelling and hosting out-of-town visitors in their home.

Steve Clarke
Steve and his wife, Tacye, have attended Christ Church since 1996, when they moved to northern Virginia. God has blessed them with four boys and three girls. Steve has served as a ruling elder since 1998. He enjoys teaching children's Sunday School and organizing the Arlington Turkey Trot, a 5 kilometer fun run to raise funds for several local charities. Tacye is active in women's ministry and Christian education at the church. When he's not at church or with family, Steve works as an attorney for the IRS, Exempt Organizations, and also co-coordinates a local Christian legal aid ministry.


Humphrey Mar
Humphrey & his wife Alice met at Christ Church of Arlington, were married there, and now have 3 lovely children. Humphrey is an architect and serves on the Building Committee. We love fellowship time, potlucks, and going to downtown museums. I also have a soft spot for photography, ethnic grocery stores and Freecycle.

Tom Barnum
Tom came from Pittsburgh to Northern Virginia in 2006 and is now in close proximity to his brother’s and sister’s families. Presently he is working as inspector for ongoing roof reconstruction at the USDA building. He believes in being God’s representative where he is, if it is possible as far as it depends on him, to live at peace with everyone. He works with owner’s representatives from Jamaica and Vietnam, contractors from Greece and El Salvador and Engineers from the USA. He serves CCA as coordinator of the grounds on the building team, accompanies with sax and guitar on the music team and teaches bible stories to the youth for the education committee.






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