Christ Presbyterian Church is led by a team of deacons, elders, and staff. The deacons serve the physical needs of the congregation, while the elders serve the spiritual needs.  The staff lead the ministry programming while the elders provide governance.  


Joshua Blizzard - Josh is an Air Force veteran.  He works for the Department of Defense.  He is a graduate of Clearwater Christian College and the Air Force Intelligence School.  He and his wife Avonlea have four children.

Eric Hein - Eric is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County.  He works as a sales professional in the mailing and shipping industry.  He and his wife Debra have two adult children.

Jason Shannon - Jason is a graduate of Grove City College.  He works in operations management for the United Parcel Service.  He and his wife Jeannine have two children.


Ayayi Hillah - Ayayi is a graduate of The George Washington University Law School. He also holds law degrees from the University of Moncton and the Université de Bourgogne. He works for the Department of Agriculture. He and his wife Odile have two children. 

Danny Hurtado - Danny is a graduate of American University and Capital Bible Seminary.  He works for the Department of Defense.  He and his wife Jessy have three children.

Matthew Pickens - Matt is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and Reformed Theological Seminary.  He works for the Department of Homeland Security.  He has one daughter.


Jarred and Mary Ellen Callura, Directors of Children's Ministry - Jarred is a graduate of Duke University with an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering.  He also holds a Masters and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University.  Mary Ellen is a graduate of Clemson University with degrees in Elementary Education and Reading Education; she has taught a variety of grades and students with various learning differences.  The Calluras have two children.

Matthew Roberts, Pastor - Matthew grew up in Richmond, Virginia.  God convicted of his sin and shame in childhood.  During Matthew's teen years, God enabled him to comprehend the good news of His love and mercy in Christ.  You can read his story here.  Matthew is a graduate of Covenant Theological Seminary.

David Routenberg, Director of Worship - David is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Yale University.  He works as a scientist in the biotech industry.  David and his wife Katherine have two children.

Jeannine Shannon, Director of Operations - Jeannine is a graduate of Grove City College and Georgetown University.  Prior to joining the staff of CPC, she worked at a local private school where she managed the day-to-day operations of the academic program.