GREG AND HEATHER COOPER
The deep belief that personal relationship with God can truly rescue, bring hope, and healing to every hurting heart is the fuel behind our Pastors' passion. They've invested their entire lives in this hope and love to see lives transformed daily. Beaches, outdoor concerts, laughter, and board games are some of their favorite ways to relax.
Worship Pastor & Youth Pastor
Charles was born in New Jersey but spent most of his adult life in Maryland. He graduated from Liberty University with a degree in Pastoral leadership, and married Allysa in Dec 2018. Charles has a passion for reaching today's youth, and leading a united body in worship. He loves the New York Giants, food, and coffee.
Laura is from the United Kingdom and moved to the US in 2015 with her husband, Jovi. They have been blessed with a little girl, Laila. Laura has a passion for the local church and desires to see people find a home there and fulfilled in Christ. She loves drinking tea and exploring new places!
Lance and Bobbi Jones
The Effect Young Adults Leaders
Lance and Bobbi Jones are from Hampton Roads, VA, alongside their two super-hero children, Harper and Carter. Bobbi graduated from Christopher Newport University with a degree in English Literature and has non-profit experience. Lance graduated from Oral Roberts University, with a degree in Theological Studies. Bobbi has a passion for reading and potentially hiking the Appalachian Trail. Lance enjoys all things athletic and edible. Together they desire to build their generation to understand their value in Christ.
Children’s Ministry Director
Sarah is originally from Baltimore county and now calls Elkridge home. She has been blessed with a daughter, Hannah who is now 5 years old. Sarah has a passion for caring and teaching children and has made a career out of it for the last 15+ years. She loves bringing the next generation closer to God. On her spare time she loves to run, spend time outdoors and craft with her daughter.