Ministries Staff

lucindaLucinda Nelson

Adult Discipleship, Community Ministries, Healing Prayer

Lucinda has been part of Calvary’s staff since 1995. She coordinates bible studies and a variety of outreach ministries including Celebrate Recovery.  Lucinda is the worship leader for the Wednesday night healing prayer service  She oversees Calvary's recreation ministry including 5:30 am bootcamp and other day and evening fitness programs for men and women. Check out our website for information on Healing prayer, Celebrate Recovery, DivorceCare, Grief Talk, MOPS, Spiritual Enrichment, and Body and Spirit Fitness. Calvary UMC is not just a Sunday morning church! or 301-829-0358, x-208.

vickiVicki Kretschmer
Children's Ministries

On staff since 1999, Vicki oversees Sunday school for children ages 3 through 5th grade, including Vacation Bible School and Just As I Am,  Calvary’s  special needs ministry.  In addition, she also partners with Lucinda Nelson in Body and Spirit Fitness, one of the church’s recreational ministries.  Vicki feels blessed to be a part of the Calvary staff and to have the opportunity to teach and nurture children on their journey to a lasting relationship with Jesus.  For more information, please contact Vicki at or 301-829-0358, x203.

judyJudy Winfield

Hospitality and Membership

Judy joined the church staff in 2003. She is responsible for coordinating the Exploring Membership sessions and overseeing hospitality at Calvary. She provides support to ushers and greeters and assists with the Congregational Care ministry. If you are new to Calvary or would like to know more about Calvary, please contact Judy at or 301-829-0358, x204.

beckieBeckie Karras
Director of Music Ministries

Beckie is involved in nearly everything musical at Calvary - directing the Spirit Singers and the Chancel Choir; undergirding the other vocal and bell choirs which are directed by volunteers; promoting music at the church and in the community; playing the piano whenever needed; helping to plan worship services, the music schedule, and special music events; working with soloists; seeing that the pianos stay tuned; and staying in touch with the 100+ people who are part of the music program. She became involved in the music program at Calvary in 1991, starting with the Youth Choir, the Spirit Singers, and then the Praise Team. She has also been the music director for the different musicals staged here: GodspellQuilters, and Fiddler on the Roof. Beckie became Calvary's first Director of Music Ministries in 2007. God touches people through music in a special way. If you would like to be part of Calvary's music ministry, email her at  or call 301-829-0358, x212.

Jenn Shipley
Director of Middle & Senior High Youth Ministires

Administrative Staff

carmenCarmen Hilton

Office Manager

Carmen joined Calvary's staff in March 2014. Her responsibilities include helping with the administrative tasks for our church ministries and leaders. Carmen comes to Calvary with an extensive administrative background and 17 years of being a commercial real estate agent in Frederick and Mount Airy. Her passions are her family, singing and working with youth. She is thrilled to be a part of Calvary's administrative team.

daveDavid Krumpholz

David started his staff position as treasurer in July of 2006, as a semi-retired professional accountant looking to serve in the Lord's work by using his life long career experiences in accounting and financial management. The major responsibilities of the treasurer are to disburse and account for all funds disbursed from the church. The Treasurer is charged to maintain the church financial records to accomplish the following: cash flow management, provide monthly financial statements, and assist with budget preparation for the future year. It is imperative that the Finance and Trustee Committees, along with the church Council have accurate and timely financial data to help in the management of Calvary United Methodist Church.

  June Beck

June joined the staff in 1986 as Financial Secretary.  She is in charge of handling the weekly offerings, entering   that information into our database and reporting it to the Treasurer.

rickRick Roth

Custodial Staff

kevin Kevin Buker

Kevin joined the staff in September 2014. His responsibilities include managing the use of the church facilities as well as coordinating and performing the maintenance of church property. He works with the custodial staff to prepare and maintain the church for the many services and activities that take place here each week. He is also active in the music ministry, and plays drums for the Adult and Celebrate Recovery Praise Teams, and assists with special music. Kevin is also part of the youth ministry, and teaches in the senior high school Java with Jesus program.

janeJane Rogers

Jane joined the staff in 1971 as part-time secretary.  She eventually started working full-time as secretary until she retired in 1999.  In 2004 she joined the custodial staff.  Her responsibilities include cleaning and preparing the building for daily use.  She is also responsible for custodial staff coverage for special events.  Jane began in 2007 as assistant financial secretary.  She assists the financial secretary with the weekly offerings and reports. 

Nursery Staff

caitlinCaitlin Alexander

Caitlin joined the staff in December 2012.  She provides loving care to the children in the nursery on Sunday mornings.

joyceJoyce Correll
Joyce joined the staff in November 2014.  She provides loving care to the children in the nursery on Sunday mornings.