• Virgil Brazle // Connections Pastor

    Virgil left a long time career in 2011 to answer a calling to full time ministry. His heart’s desire is that people of all ages find their place, purpose and passion within the family of God. He and Barb, his wife of 34 years, make “doing life” with others a priority. This includes time with their 3 sons and their wives who live in MD, MO and NY as well as their 2 grandchildren. Besides family time, Virgil likes doing just about anything “hands on” that involves tools as well as hiking, hunting, fishing, and camping. Though he and Barb have been in MD for a relatively short time, they are both glad to call this place “home”.

  • Josh Haltom // Lead Pastor

  • Grace Hansen // Worship Pastor

  • Dennis Kozlowski // Lead Care Pastor

    Dennis has been serving at Fork for ten years and loves spending time with God's people and encouraging them through His Word.  Dennis' family, his wife Deb, and his three daughters mean the world to him.  Dennis loves serving God with supportive elders and staff and looks forward to seeing the ministry grow.  Dennis is an avid Orioles, Ravens, and Capitals fan.  He also enjoys music.

  • Mike Strittmatter // Creative & Communications Director

    Mike has been attending Fork Christian Church since he was 5 years old and, as far as we can tell, has turned out alright. When he's not at work, he's featured prominently at home as a husband, father, and dishwasher. Mike likes spicy food, foreign movies, and playing music.

  • Harold Wells // Facilities Manager

    Harold has been a member of Fork for 23 years. He has extensive experience in the construction and landscaping businesses, and currently owns a lawn and landscaping company. He, along with his wife, has three sons, a daughter, and three grandchildren. Harold is an avid Ravens fan and enjoys watching the game with a group of guys who have been watching football together for 20 years. He enjoys hosting backyard barbecues. And, for stress relief he enjoys challenging some of the staff in ping pong. 

  • Stephanie Yang // Finance Coordinator

Elder Leadership

FCC is first and foremost an elder-led church, each elder overseeing a specific ministry. The elders provide oversight, vision, and guidance to the corporate side of the church and, most importantly, the spiritual side of the church. If you have a praise or question, please feel free to contact elders@forkchristian.org. The elders and the ministries they have leadership over:

Brian Atha // Childrens Ministries


Scott Cantner // Student Ministries


Kelly Cessna // Facility & Building Ministries


Bruce Pennewill // Care & Adult Ministries


Mark Warner // Lead Pastor Ministries


Josh Walker // Financial & Worship Ministries