Our Pastoral leadership


Andrew burgess

As one of the pastors at Apostles Campus Church, Andrew preaches, leads services and disciples young men one-on-one and in small groups. He is currently studying for his B.S. in Religious Studies at Liberty University, and lives in Fairfax with his wife Katelyn. In his free time, Andrew enjoys cooking and hanging out with anyone who wants to!

katelyn burgess

Katelyn serves as a pastor at Apostles Campus Church by preaching, leading services and worship, administrative projects, and leading small groups for men and women. She received her Bachelor’s in English at Regent University and currently lives in Fairfax with her husband Andrew. In her free time, Katelyn loves to read, play her keyboard, and get coffee with new students.

gayle fischer

Our administrative and systems coordinator, Gayle, keeps Apostles Campus Church running smoothly with her skilled organization and love for students. Gayle disciples young women one-on-one and in her small groups during the week. A recent retiree from the federal government, Gayle has lots of wisdom to share with anyone she meets.

Mercy Duquette

Mercy served as a pastoral intern for many years before becoming a regular pastor at Apostles Campus Church. She preaches, leads services, and heads our “party planning committee” for social and community events. A recent George Mason graduate, Mercy earned her Bachelor’s in Communication, Media Production, and Film. Mercy lives in Fairfax with her husband, Andy, and loves to share her passion for art, movies, and Jesus to whoever will listen.

our worship leaders

zaki rhett

Zaki is the lead music minister at Apostles Campus Church. With her beautiful voice and guitar, she leads and coordinates worship for our weekly services. An alumni of George Mason, Zaki studied music with a focus on vocal performance, and her skill and talent shines whenever she’s on mic. Zaki lives in Sterling with her husband Bobby and their son Cyrus.