Our Pastor

Pastor Bill Shuler holds  a doctorate in Leadership and Organizational Management from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. His writings have been published by national news organizations. He was appointed by the Attorney General to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Violence Against Women. He and Lisa have been married since 1988 and have three daughters.

About Pastor Bill

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Dr. Shuler has ministered extensively throughout the United States and in over 30 nations of the world. He served for eight years as a University Chaplain and Dean of Spiritual Affairs at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he helped shape the lives of multiplied thousands of students, sent hundreds of students around the world on short term missions and spearheaded programs that mobilized over 25,000 volunteer hours into community service on a yearly basis.

Pastor Bill and his family moved to the Washington, D.C. area on September 1, 2001 with a call from God to pioneer a ministry. Ten days later the Nation’s Capital and the world was shaken amidst terrorist strikes on the Pentagon and World Trade Center. In response to these tragic events, a national headquarters for prayer was leased one block from the U.S. Capitol building on September 12, 2001. This was the start of Capital Life Church.

Capital Life Staff

Get to know our team.

Lisa Shuler

Associate Pastor

Lisa is not just a co-founder and pastor, but a joyful example of genuine relationship with God and others. She leads Above All Else, Capital Life's women's ministry.

Dr. Julie Geddes

Ministry & Operations Pastor

Pastor Julie loves to help others grow deeper in their walk with God, find amazing community, and live in full freedom. She oversees Life Groups, Connections and many other ministries with wisdom and excitement.

Jeffrey Abyad

Worship & Creative Pastor

Pastor Jeff leads with a conviction that our life in Christ is built upon intimate connection with him, and he wants you to know and experience the same. He loves creativity, technology and empowering other servant-hearted leaders.

Andy Rogers

Family Ministries Pastor

Pastor Andy has a passion to pass on his faith and experience to the next generation in a way that is fun, engaging and leaves a lasting impact. He consistently goes the extra mile to equip families with biblical tools to succeed.

Aubrie Shuler


You've got questions, Aubrie's got answers. And if she doesn't, she will help you find somebody who does. She's swimming in emails and running the ships with creative style.

Serve on a Ministry team.

Pastor Andy

Family Ministries
Family Ministries serves Nursery through High School! Make an impact by teaching our children to pursue Christ in their generation.

Sheng & Rachel Tan

The greatest measure of Christ in us is how we treat the least fortunate. We offer regular opportunities for you to put your faith into simple action. 

Jean & Matt Timmerman

The prayer team at Capital Life Church is committed to prayer and intercession for the local church body, church leadership, and those in need. 

Kathiana LeJeune

The goal of the Hospitality ministry is to make each and every person coming through the door feel like they’ve walked into the home of a friend.

Sharon Veeravalli

Christ Centered Community (C3)
We are passionate about reaching, connecting and empowering young adults in their 20s and 30s to bring the Kingdom into their spheres of influence.

Josh Queen

Use creativity to engage the church in worship in person and online with lights, camera or production. Experienced or not.

Mary Jacquet

Building Management
Help keep our church home beautiful inside and out. We need your skills to help us beautify our church buildings and landscaping.

Aaron Wulf

We are take care of our congregation, provide information to visitors and help run logistics before, during and after services. 

Christie Wong

If you have a heart to worship and the musical skill to ace an audition, we would love to talk more about how you can serve our church with your talent.