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Fairfax Christian Church is delighted that Rev. Dr. Deborah Carlton is our Pastor!  Email her directly at

Pastor Debbie is an ordained Disciples of Christ minister who served congregations in Kentucky and Virginia.  Her last congregation was a 15-year ministry from where she answered a profound call to enter into Hospital Chaplaincy.  She has a passion for preaching, teaching and exploring faith.

Pastor Debbie has standing with the Capital Area Region, is an endorsed Chaplain by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a Board Certified Chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains and currently serves an area hospital system as their regional spiritual care manager.  

She claims her greatest treasure is her husband, Paul, and her greatest blessings are her two adult sons.  Pastor Debbie loves walking her adopted Bernedoodle pup named Auggie.  Every Sunday, Pastor Debbie calls the children up front for the Children's Moment, and after the Worship Service, she meets with them for Sunday School.

Pastor Debbie Children's Sermon_edited_e

Children's Moment

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