Lea Hanna Dickens, Administrator

Lea Hanna Dickens serves as the Parish Administrator at Christ the Redeemer.  Born a Navy brat, she has never stopped moving, but claims Pensacola, FL as home.  She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from The University of Alabama (Roll Tide!) in 2013 before moving overseas with her Navy officer husband, Steven.  While in Japan, she completed her Teaching Certification in Elementary Education and taught Special Education at the school on base. In 2016, the Navy sent them to Norfolk where they soon welcomed their two sons, Henry and Graham, to the family.  Lea Hanna became the Parish Administrator at CtR in March 2020.  Using her communication background and organizational skills to solve administrative challenges, she thoroughly enjoys working for the church and people she loves so much.  Lea Hanna, her husband, and their sons reside in the Virginia Place neighborhood of Norfolk.


Jennifer Brown, Children’s Ministry Director














Jordan O’Byrne, Music Minister

Jordan O’Byrne serves as Minister of Music at Christ the Redeemer. Originally from Gainesville, Florida, the Navy brought his family to Hampton Roads in 1998. A graduate of Hickory High School in Chesapeake, he currently studies Music Education at Old Dominion University with an emphasis in String Bass Performance. “Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth,” the psalmist says. Jordan desires that all would “join the mighty chorus” in order to “Ponder anew what the Almighty can do, if with His love He befriends thee.” He has been married to his best friend, Olivia, since 2018.