Meet The Team.

Chester Mitchell

Founder, Lead Pastor
Chester Mitchell is the Lead Pastor of Capital Community Church in Ashburn Virginia, which he and his wife founded in 1996.   Pastor Mitchell has used his gifts as a church planter, communicator, leadership coach and mentor to impart God’s grace and motivate people to reach their highest potential.   He is the author of two books, The Gravel Road To Heaven and The Healing Road To Heaven.

Pastor Mitchell holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Queens College of the City University of New York (1980). He also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology from Christian Life College in Stockton, California (1984). Prior to his ministry in Virginia, he served from 1984-1996 as the Executive Pastor of Christian Life Center in Stockton under his mentor Bishop Kenneth F. Haney.

Pastor Mitchell’s ministry has taken him across the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe, El Salvador, Haiti, and Jamaica where he and his wife Marion were born. The two have been happily married for 35 years.

Marion Mitchell

First Lady, Chief Financial Officer
Marion Mitchell is the wife of Sr. Pastor Chester Mitchell.  Aside from being a devoted wife, she serves CCC as the director of women’s ministries.  Mrs. Mitchell is the founder of the QUENCH Women’s Conference and has spoken to women across the United States and abroad.  She is known as a woman of prayer and a woman with a powerful prophetic gift.

Kevin Howard

Pastor of Creative Arts
Pastor Kevin oversees the Creative Arts ministry which includes the WorshipLife team as the main lead worship voice for CCC.  He and his wife Pam of 30 years have been impacted by the dynamic ministry of Pastor and Sis Mitchell since the late 1980s and have been blessed to serve at CCC through the years and also full time beginning in 2014.  

Kevin also travels full time as a ministry consultant around the globe working with worship teams large and small.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music and a Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance from the University of Washington, Seattle.  He loves being a small part of what God is doing in the Global Church!

TERRENCE BRIDGES

Pastor of Discipleship
Pastor Terrence defines himself as a lover of God and His Word, which he loves to teach. In 1987, he became a follower of Jesus Christ while in the US Navy. After receiving his honorable discharge from the Navy in 1989, he pursued Biblical studies at Christian Life College and earned two Bachelors of Arts degrees in Theology and Missions.  The day after he graduated in 1993, he immediately married his lovely wife, Carol Bridges.  God opened a door in 1996 for him to join the North Park Apostolic Church’s pastoral staff located in San Diego where he served for five years. In 2001, the Bridges moved to Ashburn with their beloved son Justin. Ministering alongside Pastor and Sister Mitchell is his honor and privilege.

Ishmael Bruno

Pastor of Student Ministries
Born and raised in San Francisco, CA, Pastor Bruno grew up in a Christian home. Although he had received a scholarship for film from a local state university, his heart led him to the Christian Life College seminary to prepare for ministry. While traveling for the college and praying for his life’s direction, he met the Mitchells and visited CCC.

Pastor Bruno’s skills in film and media technology as well as his passion for youth ministry were a perfect fit for CCC at the time. Five years later, Pastor Bruno reflects that his life in Ashburn has been rewarding and revelatory in many ways.

Jade Wright

Church Secretary
In her role as the church secretary, Jade assists the pastoral staff with planning meetings, events and services. She maintains the building needs and keeps the church information current registering and assisting members, attendees, and guests.

Mandy dehart

Assistant Director of Creative Arts 
Mandy is originally from Orlando, Florida. In 2008, Mandy moved to St. Louis, Missouri to attend college. There, she met her husband, Caleb. They married in 2014. In 2019, God blessed their family with identical twin boys,
Jaxon and Jude DeHart.

Mandy has served in various ministerial capacities including pastoral ministry and counseling, administration, music ministry, and marketing. Her secular work experience includes working as a Professional Counselor and owning a Marketing and Advertising Company.
She is also a recording artist, having released
a solo album in 2011.

Mandy is a graduate of Urshan College and Liberty University, having earned an Associate of Arts in Theology, a Bachelor of Arts in Music, and a
Master of Arts in Professional Counseling.

Carol Bridges

Financial Administrator and Personal Assistant
Sister Carol Bridges was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica by Ronald and Evelyn Bridgemahon. She became a God-Chaser at an early age, being baptized in Jesus’ name by age six and being filled with the Holy Ghost by age eleven. She started her working career at an accounting firm where she was an accounting and auditing clerk for two years. In 1993, she married her best friend and love of her life, Terrence Bridges.  She is the proud mother of their son Justin and is committed with her husband to raise a godly and responsible young man in this ungodly world. In 2001, she moved to Ashburn, Virginia to be closer to her family. She currently serves in the capacity of Financial Administrator/Secretary and Personal Assistant to Pastor and Sis Mitchell. Sis Carol is lady of God and wants nothing more but excellence to come out of the life she has been given!

Caleb dehart

Pastor of  Family Ministries
Caleb is a Virginia native, born and raised in Richmond. He met his wife, Mandy, while attending college in St. Louis, Missouri and they married in 2014. In 2019, God granted them their biggest surprise and blessing to date... identical twin boys, Jaxon and Jude DeHart.

Caleb has served in various ministerial roles over the past decade including pastoral ministry, music ministry, and organizational leadership. He has served in both full-time and bi-vocational ministry. His secular business experience includes managing a medical practice, being a licensed Real Estate Broker and most recently, owning a construction company in Central Virginia.

Caleb is a graduate of Urshan College and Missouri Baptist University, having earned an Associate of Arts  in Theology and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.