Pastoral and Ministry Staff
Craig has been with FCF since the beginning, first as pastoral intern then as organizing pastor in 1980. Born and raised in Granite, MD, he received a bachelor's degree in the college of architecture from Virginia Tech in 1976 before entering the ministry. Pastor Craig also holds a 1982 M. Div. from Covenant Theological Seminary and a 1996 D. Min. in urban missions from Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia. He and his wife Maria (author of A Thousand Resurrections) have been married since 1980 and have five children.
Stan joined the FCF staff in spring of 2000 after serving as solo pastor of Forest Park Reformed Presbyterian Church, an African American PCA congregation in West Baltimore, for almost nine years. After his 1976 graduation from Frostburg State with a BA in history, Pastor Stan served university students in Maryland through InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Black Campus Ministry for 11 years. He then went on to Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he earned an M. Div. in 1989. Stan and Terri have been married since 1981 and have five children.
Youth Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rueben spent the first 14 years of his life in Accra, Ghana and moved to Maryland with his family in 2002. In 2007, at a Voice of the Martyrs convention, he decided to get more serious with God after hearing the stories of persecuted Christians. He was encouraged by his Algebra II teacher to start a bible study right after his encounter and has since been teaching, preaching and discipling young men and women in and outside the church. In 2010, he met his wife Golda, and they have been married since the Spring of 2014. He is serving as an working on his Masters in Divinity in the LAMP Seminary program. Rueben is passionate about reconciliation between God and man, man and man, and man and the creation. When he's not at FCF with the youth, he is driving far and near looking for good food with his wife, watching a documentary or reading by himself.
Assistant Youth Director, email@example.com
Children's Ministry Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cindy Newton has been a member of FCF since 2006. Growing up in a Christian family and active in her church, she served the Lord as a youth leader for more than 15 years. Cindy has an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, and she has taken additional courses on working with children through elementary school. She was the Director of two childcare centers for more than 16 years, serving infants through fifth grade. Cindy and Weldon were married in 2006. They have three children and a granddaughter.
Director of Spiritual Formation, email@example.com
In addition to being the part-time counselor at Faith Christian Fellowship, Kim is also a crisis counselor with police and has a private practice (kimcounsels.com). She has 30 years of experience in the mental health field, including teaching, working at a rape crisis center, emergency department, consulting with organizations, and training and clinically supervising therapists. She has also studied at the Christian Counseling and Education Foundation in Philadelphia. She is a certified Relational Wisdom instructor and has led retreats and given talks on biblical counseling issues. To meet with Kim or learn more about counseling at FCF, visit the Spiritual Formation & Counseling page.
Music Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark became a member of FCF in 2010, serving on the music team under Mark Meadows (www.markgmeadows.com) before becoming music director in 2013. He started classical piano lessons at age 6, and his love of music grew from there. Mark graduated from Temple University and Johns Hopkins University, and now works for the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory as a systems engineer. He and his wife Becky were married in 2009 and have three children who enjoy snacks and running around the sanctuary.
Interim Choir Director, email@example.com
Administrative and Support Staff
Office Admininistrator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Adrienne joyfully joined our staff team as full time administrator in 2014. She and her husband Jeff have been members since 2010. Someone described Adrienne as the glue that keeps things together with our church family. In the past, she taught elementary school and directed Children’s Ministry for 14 years both stateside and as a missionary in Australia for 2 years with Mission to the World. Adrienne loves flowers, hanging out with people, laughing and cooking; her happy place is at the beach with a good book.
Building Superintendent, email@example.com