OUR PASTORAL TEAM

TIMOTHY R. WOOD

Senior Pastor

Timothy R. Wood serves as the leading Pastor of Calvary Gospel Church and President of Calvary Christian College in Waldorf, Maryland.

At the young age of ten, God called him to the ministry — throughout his teenage years, he preached in local churches around the Baltimore region.  At the age of 16, he studied at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. A year later he was licensed to preach with the Church of God denomination.

He continued his schooling at the University of North Alabama where he earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Education. He earned his Master of Divinity degree from Logos College in Jacksonville, Florida and his Doctorate degree in Christian Education from Faith Theological Seminary in Tampa, Florida.

Throughout his ministry, he has served as an Evangelist, Associate Pastor, Senior Pastor, Christian Education Director, Elementary School Principal, High School Teacher, and a College Professor of Biblical Studies.

TIMOTHY R. WOOD

Senior Pastor

Timothy R. Wood serves as the leading Pastor of Calvary Gospel Church and President of Calvary Christian College in Waldorf, Maryland.

At the young age of ten, God called him to the ministry — throughout his teenage years, he preached in local churches around the Baltimore region.  At the age of 16, he studied at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. A year later he was licensed to preach with the Church of God denomination.

He continued his schooling at the University of North Alabama where he earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Education. He earned his Master of Divinity degree from Logos College in Jacksonville, Florida and his Doctorate degree in Christian Education from Faith Theological Seminary in Tampa, Florida.

Throughout his ministry, he has served as an Evangelist, Associate Pastor, Senior Pastor, Christian Education Director, Elementary School Principal, High School Teacher, and a College Professor of Biblical Studies.

DANA COLEMAN

Associate Pastor


Areas of Ministry

Pastor Dana Coleman oversees CGC Events, Womens Ministry, Intercessory Prayer, Evangelism & Outreach, Pastoral Care. Additionally, Dana is responsible for the College and Career program at CGC.
Why I love working Calvary Gospel Church?
The People. The Passion. The Purpose. God's Love Abounds There.

DANA COLEMAN

Associate Pastor

Areas of Ministry

Pastor Dana Coleman oversees CGC Events, Womens Ministry, Intercessory Prayer, Evangelism & Outreach, Pastoral Care. Additionally, Dana is responsible for the College and Career program at CGC.
Why I love working Calvary Gospel Church?
The People. The Passion. The Purpose. God's Love Abounds There.

KYLAN EDMONSON

Associate Pastor

Areas of Ministry

Pastor Kylan Edmondson serves as Minister of Music at CGC, directing the choir, band and praise team.
Why I love working Calvary Gospel Church?
Calvary Gospel Church provides me the opportunity to use my God-given gifts to serve both the church and community.

KYLAN EDMONDSON 

Associate Pastor


Areas of Ministry

Pastor Kylan Edmondson serves as Minister of Music at CGC, directing the choir, band and praise team.
Why I love working Calvary Gospel Church?
Calvary Gospel Church provides me the opportunity to use my God-given gifts to serve both the church and community.

MELLISA WILLIAMS

Associate Pastor


Areas of Ministry

Pastor Mellisa “Missy” Williams oversees the administration of CGC’s ministerial team.  She also oversees the Media Ministry which includes CGC’s website, live-stream and social media. 
Why I love working Calvary Gospel Church?
There are no lights, cameras, action at CGC just the unadulterated Word of God. This is a church that goes deeper than most churches when it comes to the history of the church and the teaching of God’s word. It’s definitely a “meaty” word Church!

MELLISA WILLIAMS

Associate Pastor

Areas of Ministry

Pastor Mellisa “Missy” Williams oversees the administration of CGC’s ministerial team.  She also oversees the Media Ministry which includes CGC’s website, live-stream and social media.
Why I love working Calvary Gospel Church?
There are no lights, cameras, action at CGC just the unadulterated Word of God. This is a church that goes deeper than most churches when it comes to the history of the church and the teaching of God’s word. It’s definitely a “meaty” word Church!

JULIE COLEMAN

Associate Pastor

Areas of Ministry

Pastor Julie Coleman oversees all Christian Education activities at CGC.  This includes Sunday School, Confirmation, Wednesday night children's programs, Homeschool, and Nursery. She also oversees our Military Support ministry.
Why I love working Calvary Gospel Church?
The goal of our Christian education ministries is to help  our members develop mature Christian faith and increase commitment to living as a disciple of Jesus Christ.

JULIE COLEMAN

Associate Pastor


Areas of Ministry

Pastor Julie Coleman oversees all Christian Education activities at CGC.  This includes Sunday School, Confirmation, Wednesday night children's programs, Homeschool, and Nursery. She also oversees our Military Support ministry.
Why I love working Calvary Gospel Church?
I love working with our church members and watching our church family grow in faith.

RICHARD FOSTER

Associate Pastor

Areas of Ministry

Pastor Richard L. Foster Oversees the Senior Adult Ministry at CGC.  Richard oversees the Greeting Ministry, the Usher Ministry, Liturgical Ministry, Hospitality, and Cornerstones.  Additionally, he sponsors the Thanksgiving Basket community outreach program, and organizers many of the day and overnight adventures in travel.  Pastor Foster is the lead counselor for pre-marital, and martial counselling, adolescence, and becoming certified for alcohol and substance abuse counselling.
Why I love working Calvary Gospel Church?
I love the diversity of CGC. At CGC, people support each other, encourage each other, challenge each other, and serve one another. 

RICHARD FOSTER

Associate Pastor


Areas of Ministry

Pastor Richard L. Foster Oversees the Senior Adult Ministry at CGC.  Richard oversees the Greeting Ministry, the Usher Ministry, Liturgical Ministry, Hospitality, and Cornerstones.  Additionally, he sponsors the Thanksgiving Basket community outreach program, and organizers many of the day and overnight adventures in travel.  Pastor Foster is the lead counselor for pre-marital, and martial counselling, adolescence, and becoming certified for alcohol and substance abuse counselling.
Why I love working Calvary Gospel Church?
I love the diversity of CGC. At CGC, people support each other, encourage each other, challenge each other, and serve one another. 

LATAMEKA LAWSON

Associate Pastor

Areas of Ministry

Pastor Latameka Lawson oversees the Children's Ministry and Children's Events at CGC. This includes Children's Church, VBS, Fall Festival, and Easter Celebration.
Why I love working Calvary Gospel Church?
I love how CGC cares for the spiritual development of the entire family unit, no matter your status (marital or socioeconomic) or stage in life, there is a place at CGC for you to grow and mature in your faith as a believer in Christ Jesus.

LATAMEKA LAWSON

Associate Pastor


Areas of Ministry

Pastor Latameka Lawson oversees the Children's Ministry and Children's Events at CGC. This includes Children's Church, VBS, Fall Festival, and Easter Celebration.
Why I love working Calvary Gospel Church?
I love how CGC cares for the spiritual development of the entire family unit, no matter your status (marital or socioeconomic) or stage in life, there is a place at CGC for you to grow and mature in your faith as a believer in Christ Jesus.