Pastoral and Ministry Staff
Senior Pastor, firstname.lastname@example.org
We are excited to welcome Pastor JB Watkins as our new Senior Pastor! Since 2007, Pastor JB was the lead pastor of St. Roch's Community Church, a multiethnic church in New Orleans, LA. Born in Missouri to an African American father and German mother, Pastor JB learned to navigate cross-cultural dynamics throughout his childhood. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, reading and sports. Pastor JB and his wife Stephanie have 3 children, Bryant, Sydney and Langston. Stephanie has been a middle school math teacher in the past and currently teaches in Baltimore County schools. She enjoys working singing and working with youth. Join us in welcoming the Watkins family to our church family and neighborhood.
Pastoral Intern, email@example.com
Phill is a current student at Reformed Theological Seminary DC, seeking a Master of Divinity Degree. Phill was born in Baltimore City and raised and Baltimore County developing significant cross-cultural exposure. This alongside his enthusiasm for the Reformed faith as a young adult he developed a strong desire to grow the Reformed Tradition across cultural, ethnic, and economic lines. Phill has experience in youth ministry, an affinity for comics and fantasy, and a passion for Theology. His wife Kelly has a teaching certificate and degree in writing that fosters a love for novels and literature. Together, the Thomases, with their daughter Aria, look forward to blessing the church and glorifying the Lord at Faith.
Youth Director, Youth@fcfchurch.org
Julian has been attending FCF since 2017 and is currently pursuing a BA in urban ministry from Metro Baltimore Seminary. He has been passionate about serving youth his entire life and has been volunteering with the youth at FCF since 2018. Julian and his wife Elena have a son named Oliver and reside in Pen Lucy. Elena is currently a stay at home mom, but is considering heading back to school to finish her degree and pursue a career in healthcare.
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.
Kellie Zephir and Daniel Obeng
Interim Music Directors, firstname.lastname@example.org
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