John serves as the Pastor of Youth Ministries for the middle and high school students. He is a longtime Howard County resident, from kindergarten through high school, graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park (MB.Ed). John served Howard County Public Schools as a band director before getting his M.Div at Reformed Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. A former intern and Youth Pastor at the Church of Philippi in Hanover, Maryland, John has over 14 years of experience in youth ministry and is an ordained Minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church (OPC).
“Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.”- Romans 12:10
John loves how CPC engages with the community in works of outreach and love, as well as CPC’s commitment to Gospel ministry. In the spare time that John has, he enjoys playing with his dog Nova, reading, playing video games, and spending quality time with family and friends.