chris and sharon

Pastor Chris and Sharon Mallett, Senior Pastor

After giving his life to Jesus at the age of seven at a church meeting at an elementary school in Danbury, CT, Pastor Chris has spent his entire life in church ministry. A graduate of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK, serving however God asked him to serve, where ever God planted him. Pastor Chris brings a strong leadership gifting, a burning desire to preach, and an ambition to see relationships (God, marriage, family and friend) grow. Always willing to try new things, new teaching styles, or new approaches to ministry, so you never know what you will see when he is preaching. He is married to Sharon, a gifted administrator, whose talents in both Women’s ministry and married couples are a blessing to our church body. He is also kept busy with four children, Aaron, Phillip, Jonathan, and Heidi Rose. He has a fondness for sushi, baseball cards, singing, action movies, computer games, and tag sales.

Pastor Lauren and Jack Earlenbaugh, Student Pastor

Growing up as a Pastor’s kid in Virginia, Pastor Lauren gave her heart to Jesus when she was three years old and has been serving in the church ever since. God first called her to ministry at a Potomac Ministry Network kids camp when she was 8 years old. After serving in children’s church and the worship team in middle school, she went on to be heavily involved in Fine Arts and then pursued an education at Evangel University in Springfield, MO. She is passionate about students, discipleship, biblical engagement, and serving. Pastor Lauren’s goal is to partner with parents as she pours into students. Together with the church family and the family unit at home, she aims to equip all students with a love of God and tools to share the gospel and serve the church for their whole lives. She is newly married to Jack, an avid reader, servant of the church, and coffee lover who is gifted in encouraging and connecting with others. Together they enjoy baseball, history, and all things dessert.