Haven Leadership Team

Haven Leadership Team

The Haven Community Church leadership team (HLT) is charged with the physical and spiritual well being of the church and it’s members.

Hover then click on an image to see a short synopsis of the team member’s role. They are available and excited to assist you in any way they can. On the individual’s profile you can see more information, as well as, an email address to contact them.

Caring Ministry Leader

Donna Whigham

The Caring Ministry is comprised of four areas serving the members of Haven Community Church. The various ministries range from providing cards and food to providing one-on-one Stephen Ministers who are prayerfully matched with people who are going through a stressful time or life difficulty. All are underpinned by and thru the Prayer Ministry. Stephen Ministers – members of our congregation who provide one­-to-one caring ministry to people experiencing grief, divorce, loneliness, job loss, hospitalization, and many other life difficulties. Once…
Church Secretary

Joanna Frederick

The  Church Secretary is a senior position in Haven Community Church, similar to the corporate secretary in publicly listed companies. The company secretary is responsible for the efficient administration of a church, particularly with regard to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and for ensuring that decisions of the Haven Leadership Team are implemented. Despite the name, the role is not a clerical or secretarial one in the usual sense. The church secretary ensures that an organization complies with relevant legislation and regulation,…
Growth Leader

Ron Frederick

Our Growth Leader is responsible for small groups that build a strong sense of community with fellow believers. We do not believe it is enough to sit next to fellow Christians for 90 minutes each week. For growth in the Body, and from the Body to the Father, there needs to be sharing of joys, and burdens. Relationships need to be built that allow us to become  significant in each others lives, and to be there when life gets messy.
Connection Ministry

Dana Webb

The Connection Ministry’s purpose is to connect the people of Haven Community Church to the work and ministry of the church.  Connection helps: Identify and share needs of HCC and the members of our church family Provides information and education about church ministries and direction on service opportunities in the church Raises awareness in church events and activities Facilitates communication between members, church ministries and pastor where needed Anyone interested in helping with communication efforts of the church is welcome to participate. We welcome…
Outreach & Missions

Jill Cohen

The Missions Ministry’s, called Haven’s Helping Hands, purpose is to provide God’s love to the people outside of the church when they are in need. The vision for community outreach is to provide support to our community and its people who are in need, offering encouragement and hope to all God’s children with the love of Christ The Outreach Ministry’s purpose is to share the Word of God and the love of God with people in our community in a way that grows and builds…
Treasurer, Finance Team

James Forsman

The purpose of the Finance Team is to manage the finances of the church, including managing the collection of all forms of income and ensuring the payment of all expenses and liabilities. The treasurer also acts as the financial liaison with outside institutions. There are opportunities every Sunday to help collect and record the weekly offering. The Finance Ministry is also responsible for facilitating annual commitment and budgeting processes for the church. As the church expands and has capital projects, there will be additional needs for…
Children & Youth Director

Katelyn Allen

At Haven Community Church, our children and their walk with the Lord is very important to us. God has blessed our church with amazing teachers and staff who are committed to teaching each and every child about the love of God, and how He created each of them for a specific purpose. We strive to provide opportunities and an environment for all children and youth to know Christ, to grow in their relationship with Him, to serve God in their…
Lead Pastor

Jack Cohen

The pastor is the spiritual leader of the church, providing  oversight to the church, teaching the Word of God, pray for its members, and ensure church discipline in accordance with God’s teachings.  A pastor is someone who has spiritual care over a congregation.  The English word occurs only once in the Bible in Ephesians 4:11, “And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers.”  The word in Greek is…
Lead Facilities Trustee, Worship Team Leader

Keith Edwards, Jr.

The Worship Team leader is responsible for the audio visual team, the praise team, and the environment they provide for God’s message to reach those who engage in our services, whether in-person or virtually. The purpose of the Facilities Trustees is to ensure effective management, security, and procurement of Haven’s physical assets & facilities. Specifically, Haven’s Facilities Trustees are responsible for managing all aspects of our church facility at 48 Flint Drive, North East, MD including; Lease Management Operations & Maintenance & Coordination…
Lay Leader

Wesley Hewitt

The lay leader represents the people in the congregation in working with the pastor, and the church leadership team for the mission and vision of the congregation. The lay leader engages in spiritual practices that build a relationship of attentiveness to God’s will and direction, and serves as a role model of Christian discipleship for the congregation.