Rev. Mike Donovan
Rev. Mike Donovan is our church minister.
Rev. Mike studied business and religious studies and holds two bachelors degrees and a master of divinity in ministry. He also currently attends Law School at the Charlotte School of Law in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Rev. Mike is also the Executive Director of Nexus Services, and leads Nexus Ministries. In this work Rev. Mike has helped reunite hundreds of families separated as a result of immigration detention. Through his work with Nexus, Mike has committed to assisting immigration detainees and their families throughout the process of removal proceedings and beyond to help them survive the crisis of detention and to help them grow as participants in American society.
Rev. Mike led or assisted in campaigns across several states to cap usurious interest rates of predatory payday and car title lenders.
Rev. Mike has also demonstrated leadership in the areas of lgbt rights and in reforming our criminal justice system. Mike has authored many pieces of legislation that are now law in the Commonwealth of Virginia related to criminal justice reform and protecting the 8th amendment rights of all Virginians.
Mike is President and CEO of Nexus Services Inc., an organization that serves immigrant families across the United States. Nexus Caridades, an organization affiliated with Nexus Services Inc., provides pro bono legal services to immigrants across the US.
Mike holds regular office hours and is always available to provide pastoral counseling or more information about our faith. He can be reached at 757-344-5139 or