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Paul Michael Balbach is a Nurse Practitioner at Carilion Clinic Family Medicine. He attended Virginia Western Community College where he first became a Registered Nurse. Paul Michael then pursued his interest in nursing to obtain his Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing to become a Nurse Practitioner. His current responsibilities also include leadership of the Roanoke Church departments and ensuring the execution of all evangelistic programs. Paul Michael has a passion for working with young people which led him to attend Elim Missionary College to further his knowledge on the theory and practical application of the Bible. As a strong advocate of healthy living, Paul Michael’s desire is to continue teaching others about ways to improve their physical, mental, and spiritual health in a practical way that leads people to Jesus.


Hudson Gessner is a Senior Consultant at CGI Federal. He attended Radford University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. His knowledge of technology has allowed him to assist the church’s media team in spreading the gospel to the community. Hudson’s current responsibilities include assisting the Church Leader and attending to church needs. As an effective communicator of God’s Word, his practical teaching style helps individuals apply the timeless truths of Scripture to their everyday lives. Hudson enjoys making new friends, telling others about his best friend Jesus and spending quality time with family, friends, and community members. His desire is to share Jesus’ love while ministering to the local church and supporting the local community. 

Additional information on our Roanoke Church church officers may be found here

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