Keith Boyette is the founding pastor of Wilderness Community Church.
Keith received his B.A. in Political Science from George Washington University in 1975.
He graduated from Washington & Lee University School of Law receiving a J.D. in 1978.
After serving for one year as the personal law clerk for Virginia Supreme Court Justice A. Christian Compton, Keith was a trial attorney with the Richmond, Va. law firm of Hirschler, Fleischer, Weinberg, Cox & Allen from 1979 to 1991.
At the time of his call to the pastorate, Keith was a partner with the firm, a member of its board of directors and co-chair of its Litigation Section.
In 1991, Keith
responded to God's call to the pastorate.
He began his preparation for the pastorate by attending Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky from 1991 to 1994, when he received his M.Div. degree.
From 1994 to 1998, Keith served as pastor of Fletcher's Chapel United Methodist Church in King George County, Virginia.
The church experienced considerable growth spiritually, numerically and financially during his
tenure as pastor.
In June of 1998, Keith was called to be the founding pastor of a new church to be planted in Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
From June of 1998 through February 1999, Keith
assembled a launch team and prepared that launch team for the first public service of Wilderness Community Church
Wilderness Community Church
held its first Celebration Service on February 28, 1999.
Since February 1999, as pastor of Wilderness Community Church, Keith has focused on introducing people to Jesus Christ, encouraging them to develop a vibrant personal relationship with Jesus, and helping them become fully devoted followers of Jesus.
is strongly committed to the reality that every follower of Christ is a minister and he
devotes a considerable amount of his
time to equipping members of our church family.
Keith lives with his
wife and children in the Chancellor area of Spotsylvania County.
From 2000 to 2008, Keith served as one of nine members of the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church, the supreme court of the church.
Pastor Keith may be reached by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots.