Karen Santmier - Children's Worship Coordinator
Karen is married to her high school sweetheart, Scott, and has four children and four grandchildren. She is the KidZone Worship Director and has a passion for bringing honor and glory to God by training true worshippers. Pointing children and teens to Jesus is her passion, and she loves doing that in her home and here at Fellowship Bible Church. Karen loves time with her family, enjoys taking walks in the woods, going to the Outer Banks, and reading a good book.
Tara Jones - Nursery & Little Hearts Coordinator
Wife of Joshua and mother of three beautiful and rowdy children, Josiah, Eli and Addison. Tara serves as Nursery and Little Hearts Director at Fellowship Bible Church. Her passion is watching children fall in love with Jesus and coming alongside parents as they lead their families. She loves coffee and family vacations.
Caroline Lieberman - Preschool Coordinator
Now that her four children are grown, Caroline and her husband Jeff are enjoying some much needed traveling together when they get the chance. Being involved in Children’s Ministry for over 20 years allows her to fulfill a passion for serving the families here at FBC by supporting the many wonderful volunteers that teach Jesus to the preschoolers. Where else can you color, eat goldfish, and learn just how much Jesus loves you?! She also has the most perfect granddaughter and a puppy who is sweet but not very bright.
Annie Jones - Nursery & Preschool Coordinator (FSat)
Annie is married to husband John Mark, and they have four children (three of whom are teenagers!). As the nursery and preschool coordinator for Fellowship Saturday, she is able to get her "baby fix" by loving on and sharing Jesus with some super sweet babies, toddlers, and preschoolers every week. Annie desires to provide a nurturing atmosphere for the little ones in her care so that all members of the family can have a positive, faith-building experience. This position has been a blessing to Annie and her daughters who jump at the chance to serve alongside her each Saturday.
Mark Francis - Worship Leader & Events Production Manager
Mark has been an active member of Fellowship since 2000, serving over the years in many aspects of ministry. As a worship leader, he loves seeing people engage with God through singing along with coordinating the musicians to help accomplish that goal. He also assisted in the launching of the Fellowship 3 and Fellowship Saturday worship venues. As an event coordinator, Mark’s passion is to see God work in the lives of people through the planning and implementing of the variety of events held at FBC. Mark’s wife is a professor at Shenandoah University and they have two boys, Tyson and Pierce.
Roger Lauck - Technical Systems Director
Roger is a Winchester native and is proudly married to the other Lauck on this page of biographies. His association with technology began with 'Space Invaders' nearly 40 years ago and has taken some interesting turns along the way - leading up to his current role as FBC's Technical Systems Director. In that role, he works alongside the church's ministries to use technology to share the Good News not only locally, but globally. In his downtime, he can be found studying about anything and everything from archaeology to piano to how to speak Spanish (he's pretty sure he single-handedly keeps the 'Dummies' book publishers in business).
Rose Lauck - Worship Production Manager & Creative Designer
Rose Lauck is married to Roger, the Technical Systems Director of Fellowship. Together they have raised three children. She serves as production manager which allows her to use all of her passions - visual arts, music, education and a great love for people to inspire the congregation to worship God using their gifts and to enjoy the giftedness of others. It’s hard to find her without a cup of coffee in her hand.
Caleb Pearson - Director of Student Ministries
Caleb has been a member of FBC for his entire life. His passion for ministry in response to the gospel rests in simply being a vehicle for the Holy Spirit. A voice for the unborn and a resource for those both young at heart and in their faith, he is fueled by the forever standing of God’s word (Isaiah 40) and the joyous privilege it is to suffer for Christ’s name (James 1). He is a zealous teacher, knows a tremendous amount about the TV show Lost, and enjoys finding Jesus in the entertainment industry.
Lisa Williams - Women's Counseling Supervisor
Lisa grew up in a Christian home as a result of missionaries who impacted her parents while living on Okinawa. She and Don have enjoyed being married for thirty-seven years. Their home has been blessed with two daughters and a son who are all now adults. More recently brought into the family were two more to love, their daughter-in-law and son-in-law. Lisa deeply loves God’s Word and treasures it all the more having gone through a life-threatening health issue in her early thirties. In her counseling role, she longs for other women to know more of Jesus. For them to experience His love and that He can be trusted in and through the difficult relationships and circumstances of life. Her favorite place to be is in her quiet time room at Sunrise with the beads hanging in the window sparkling in the early morning light.
Deborah Clark - Care Coordinator
Deborah has been married to her husband, Randy, for almost 42 years and they have three children and nine grandchildren. As Congregational Care Coordinator, it is Deborah’s mission that members of the body of Christ minister His love to one another and that His compassion be felt in times of need. She is a member of the Auxiliary of The Gideons International and is passionate that all people have a copy of the Word of God and an opportunity to know Jesus. Deborah teaches a self-contained classroom of children with disabilities within the JOY Ministry and is a Stephen Minister. In her SPARE time, she enjoys puzzles of all kinds (except Sudoku!)
Larry Mendoza - Facilities Director
From Astoria, Oregon, Larry has been married to Bev for 40 years, has three adult children, six grandchildren, and three dogs. He retired from Fairfax Water in 2010 and began his service to the Lord in 2012. Larry’s role at Fellowship is to make sure the church is ready for all events as well as the weekend services. He and the maintenance staff want to make sure the facilities are clean and glorify God in the process.
Jennifer Wiseman - Congregational Engagement and Communications Manager
Jennifer is married to Michael and they have 2 sets of children, the “What have we gotten ourselves into” set (Julianna & Justin) and the “We’re going to get it right this time” set (Jonathan & Jacob). Jennifer is the all-around, do-everything, when-you-need-it-done kind of girl. Jennifer grew up in a remote village in the far east, also known as the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC. Her husband has successfully indoctrinated her into the culture known as Big Blue Nation (AKA - the best college basketball team in the Midwest).
Carmen Dowty - Administrative Assistant • Community Groups, Biblical Education, & Local Outreach
Carmen is married to her sweetheart, Rodney. They have three wonderful children and four fabulous granddaughters. Carmen juggles several ministries and pastors including Adult Biblical Education, Community Groups, Local Outreach, Iglesia Bautista Hispana, and PrimeTimers. She and her husband are rabid Virginia Tech football fans. When “football therapy” is over, she can be found creating quilts in her “Girl-Cave” aka sewing room.
Lisa Grams - Administrative Assistant, Global Missions
Lisa is married to Mike and has been an Administrative Assistant at FBC since the early 90’s. Currently, she is Admin to the Global Missions Department and loves ministering with people from around the world. She enjoys reading, crafting, and her two extraordinary cats, Gracie and Birdie.
Sherri Libby - Administrative Assistant, Counseling & Care Ministry
Sherri has been married to her best friend, Phil, since 1986. Three sons and a daughter have been gifted to them during that time. Sherri serves as the Biblical Counseling Ministry Administrative Assistant. She considers it a privilege to have a small part in connecting people in need, to the hope found only in God. While she loves being part of the Counseling Ministry, you will find her on Sunday mornings, following her heart in 5th grade. And on rare occasions, you may even find her playing her flute!
Angie LeMay - Administrative Assistant, Children & Youth Ministries
Angie is married to Tim and they have three adult children, Lauren, Ashley, and Drew. Angie is the Children’s and Youth Ministry Administrative Assistant. Angie is responsible for coordinating events, keeping track of the little people that walk through our doors, and making sure everyone has signed their permission slips. Angie has lived in other states but calls Virginia her home. She loves the NFC, hiking with her family, gravy and spending quiet time with Jesus every morning.
Marcy Baber - Administrative Assistant, Family Ministry
Marcy was born and raised in Bellefontaine, OH but has called Virginia her home for the last 27 years. She has been married to Chuck since 1998 and they have two kids, Blake and Olivia. She serves as the Administrative Assistant for the Family Life Ministry at FBC supporting women’s and men’s ministries and overseeing the Home Center. She loves spending time with her family and playing games with whoever will play along.
Kim Byram - Custodian
Kim is married to Tim Byram. Together they have two children. Caleb who is college student at VA Tech and Sarah a senior at Sherando High school who is heading to VA Tech in August 2019. GO HOKIES! Kim is responsible for the weekly cleaning of the Administration building, Nursery, and preschool. Her desire and prayer is that all the children at FBC will come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.