Leadership

Ricky Cook

Minister

ricky.cook@laurelchurch.net
Ricky Cook : Minister

Garrick (Ricky) Cook is a native of Baltimore, MD. He was baptized into Christ in February 1975 (Central Church of Christ – Baltimore, MD) by the late Humphrey Foutz under whose tutelage he was also trained for the ministry. He is married to the former Deanna Coates (08/29/87) and they have 3 children (Julie, Dionna, and Garrick II) and two grandchildren (KJ and Kaila).
During his years in Baltimore he has served as the head of the Youth Ministry at the Central congregation and also as a Sunday School teacher. He served as minister to the Cambridge Church of Christ (Cambridge, MD) from June 1994 through April 2015. He is a graduate of Northeastern Christian Junior College (Villanova, PA). Additionally, he has a B.S. in Bible/Ministry from Amridge University (Montgomery, AL) as well as a Master of Divinity degree in Ministerial Leadership (Amridge University - Montgomery, AL).

Ian Drucker

Minister

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Ian Drucker : Minister

Ian grew up in the area of Wheaton, Maryland. He has earned a B.S. in Electronics Engineering and an M.S. of Engineering Administration. Notably, Ian was raised in the Jewish faith, and attended the Beth Tikva Synagogue in Rockville, Maryland as a youth. Ian and his wife were both baptized into Christ in July 1993, and worshiped with the Lord’s Church in Frederick, Maryland. Ian began preaching and teaching the gospel in 2002. Ian earned a Master of Ministry Degree from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas in 2008. In March of 2008, Ian and Marti relocated to Laurel, Delaware where Ian served as the minister with the Lord’s church. Ian and Marti came back to Maryland when Ian accepted the In-Reach Minister position with the Laurel Church of Christ. Ian has a passion for evangelism and a compassionate heart towards individuals who are hurting. They have two daughters Amy and Jenny, and two grandchildren. Ian enjoys conducting Bible Studies, teaching people about God, family time, sports, and other outdoor activities.

Bren White

Minister

bren.white@laurelchurch.net
Bren White : Minister

With a focus on Outreach (local and global), Bren works to involve every member in the mission Christ gave His followers. With help from our deacons, he guides our outreach teams and mission efforts. His background is in missions, church starts, missions training, discipleship, spiritual formation, relationship building, and leader development. He and his wife Cheryl are currently working on church starts in Europe, Canada, and the Caribbean. He and Cheryl have lived and worked in the area for nearly 30 years, except for 2 years in France. Bren holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in Organizational Leadership; is a Johns Hopkins Fellow in Applied Behavioral Science, did his graduate work at the Johns Hopkins University in Organization Development and International Business. He did research on the history of Christianity at the University of Strasbourg, France; studied French and French Civilization at the University of Paris, France. He also studied Bible, Missions, Psychology & Anthropology at Abilene Christian University. Bren and Cheryl have three married, adult children, and five grandchildren.


Vaughn Harvey

Elder

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Vaughn Harvey : Elder

Allen Pratt

Elder

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Allen Pratt : Elder

Steve Thornton

Elder

steve.thornton@laurelchurch.net
Steve Thornton : Elder

Jody Venkatesan

Elder

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Jody Venkatesan : Elder

Michael Wilkins

Elder

michael.wilkins@laurelchurch.net
Michael Wilkins : Elder

Kwesi Asiedu

Deacon

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Kwesi Asiedu : Deacon

John Birus

Deacon

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John Birus : Deacon
  • Youth Education

Steve Brosey

Deacon

steve.brosey@laurelchurch.net
Steve Brosey : Deacon

Kerry Clark

Deacon

kerry.clark@laurelchurch.net
Kerry Clark : Deacon

Jeff Dockendorf

Deacon

jeff.dockendorf@laurelchurch.net
Jeff Dockendorf : Deacon
  • Facilities Management

Chris Forand

Deacon

chris.forand@laurelchurch.net
Chris Forand : Deacon

Joe Ford

Deacon

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Joe Ford : Deacon

Eric Gilbey

Deacon

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Eric Gilbey : Deacon
  • Facilities Management

Del Meadows

Deacon

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Del Meadows : Deacon

Brandon Porter

Deacon

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Brandon Porter : Deacon

Jason Tate

Deacon

Jason Tate : Deacon
  • Fellowship

Susan Ray

Secretary

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Susan Ray : Secretary