The Reverend Joseph Varner
After graduating from Prince Edward County High School, he went to Randolph-Macon College (RMC) in Ashland, VA. In addition to majoring in Religious Studies and minoring in Ethics and Music, he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order, where he helped to found a ministry for RMC students in fraternities and sororities. While a student at RMC, Joe met Morgan Greene of Virginia Beach.
Joe received his Masters of Divinity from Duke Divinity School in 2014 and began his first appointment that summer as the Associate Pastor at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in the Richmond District. Joe and Morgan were married on May 2, 2015, and then welcomed their daughters, Mila, on July 14, 2016 and Mollie, on September 6, 2019 after arriving at Thalia United Methodist Church.
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