Staff

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Frank Boswell

Pastor Emeritus

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Randy Race

Executive Director

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Randy brings twenty years of experience in the corporate workforce to his role as executive director and those experiences, along with his theological training, allow him to uniquely see the practical systems that keep HVC moving forward. His hope is that his work behind the scenes allows HVC’s ministries to encourage deeper discipleship and lead to a stronger church community.

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Andy Horvath

Director of Spiritual Formation

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Andy’s education and student ministry experiences have given him a desire to walk beside folks as they grow in their faith. Andy appreciates the opportunity to contribute to cultivating people who look like Christ and to give folks a vision as to how God might be shaping them.

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Ron Belsterling

Director of Care

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Ron’s earlier roles as pastor, teacher, and counselor have always been about walking alongside people as they navigate life intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. His desire is to encourage those he encounters to pursue spiritual health and inspire growth in their relationship with the Lord.

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Stacie Farley

Women's Ministries Coordinator

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Stacie’s previous roles working with students in higher education and as a lawyer created in her both a passion for seeing people pursue their potential as well as an appreciation for going deep and asking good questions. She is most excited when she can create space for women to connect and learn together and equip them to better engage in the world around them.  

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Stacey Prinzing

Director of Administration and Volunteer Development

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Stacey has served in several roles where she has honed her ability to see the large view and translate it into actionable steps. She values the opportunity to walk beside people as they discover their gifts and talents, and to connect them to opportunities to thrive, as well as to create systems that can contribute to the success of ministry.

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Liz Yates

Director of Next Generation & Family Ministries

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Liz has always been oriented towards trying to help kids walk in faith whether through her educational pursuits, involvement with her own family, or in roles with other churches. Her deep desire is to see people take their faith seriously and to nurture opportunities for families to live more deeply as followers of Christ.

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Wendy Elkins

Director of Parents' Ministries, Highway 45 & Events

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Wendy is a teacher at heart, whether in the classroom, leading musicals, or at home, she has always found herself leading kids through multiple life circumstances in a variety of settings. Her passion is for students to feel a genuine sense of belonging and to walk beside parents as they navigate life as their children grow.

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Katie Meier

Director of High School Ministries

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Katie knew youth ministry would be her path early on and pursued opportunities and education to inform her practice and solidify her desire to cast the vision to youth that this is their chance to seize this season of life. She wants students to see they are created with a purpose to have impact in the Kingdom of God and to live out their mission.

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TJ Barringer

Director of Middle School Ministries

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TJ’s own experiences as a student in HVC’s youth ministry and the way adults spoke into his life solidified his desire to pursue youth ministry as a career path. His greatest hope is that students would see who Jesus is by the way they are cared for in the middle school ministry and ultimately recognize they are a part of God’s bigger story.

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Liz Gomes

Elementary Ministries Coordinator

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Liz has always wanted to work with kids and her classroom experience informs her ability to see and understand the varied needs of the kids who come on Sunday morning. Seeing the faces of kids as they make connections and grow in their faith as well as getting to know them in the context of their families makes it all worthwhile for Liz.

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Brittany Huggins

Early Childhood Ministries Coordinator

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Brittany’s family has always been engaged in ministry to children and working with preschool-aged children started for her in middle school. After working in the legal field, she eventually found her way back to those preschool classrooms. Brittany hopes to create a positive view of the church community and show preschoolers that church is a place you can go to feel loved and accepted.

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Melanie Mitchell

Community Impact Coordinator

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Melanie's prior non-profit experience has allowed her to engage cross-culturally and to hone her skills at partnering with others while championing a cause. She loves that her role at HVC enables her to share the value of serving in whatever capacity God has called someone and to see people thrive as they engage with the world around them.

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Eric Heiland

Director of Weekend Services and Ministry Development

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Eric’s experience in for-profit event planning provides him a unique ability to understand the value of timing, aesthetics, and flow in producing any event. He is constantly crafting music, media, and environment to work together to shape the worship experience and build a Sunday service that is welcoming and intentional.

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Jen Kinard

Production Coordinator

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Jen’s earlier roles provided the opportunity to acquire knowledge about shepherding, casting vision, exploring creativity, and learning the art of the pivot. Her hope is that those who attend a worship service are fully engaged and that they see scriptural truth conveyed in new and fresh ways that makes the gospel feel alive.

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Tristan Rhoades

Director of Technology

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Tristan’s entire career has been about supporting the audio, video, and lighting needs of live performances. His goal at HVC is that all the technological aspects necessary to produce a Sunday service would fit together so seamlessly, no one would even know his job exists.

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Joel Gravely

Director of Worship Music

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Joel has served in several ministries, always with a goal of leading his team as they grow spiritually and musically. He is hopeful his work crafting the Sunday worship experience creates an atmosphere for people to engage in the presence of God and find space to encounter truth and respond to God.

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Gayle Shank

Connections Coordinator

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Gayle has worked in various church and parachurch organizations and those experiences have shown her the true value of being fully engaged in the church community. She loves to play a part in helping people find where they belong in a larger congregation. Gayle works to make HVC a welcoming place for everyone who walks through the doors each Sunday.

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Wyatt Heritage

Technical Lead

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Wyatt's background in audio mixing, editing, and recording, always with the goal of helping people use music to make connections has shaped how he approaches his daily work. In his role, he uses his passions to help the team on-stage feel confident and comfortable while working with behind-the-scenes volunteers to develop new skills with technology.

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Joyce Ruckman

Purchasing Agent and Facilities Scheduling Coordinator

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Joyce has always been involved in making sure that buildings in various places and the systems that run them are in the best shape possible. Joyce’s efforts during the week are done with the end goal of assuring that Sunday mornings happen seamlessly to create the best possible worship experience.  

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Sharon Fiege

Finance and Human Resources Administrator

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Sharon brings varied experience in administrative roles centered on keeping the people and the finances in order. She believes strongly that if all the details are in place and people are confident of HVC’s stewardship, they can focus on what God is doing in their midst.

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Marli Etnoyer

Communications Administrator

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Marli’s early job experiences honed her skills at translating information into a format that helps those around her succeed. She appreciates walking alongside ministry leaders and supporting their efforts to communicate a clear message about how best to find your place at HVC and in the kingdom of God.

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Ruthie Dyjak

Administrative Assistant

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Ruthie’s prior roles were always outward facing, engaging with people and welcoming them as they take their first step getting to know an organization. At HVC, she not only gets to welcome those outside the doors, but she finds great joy completing behind-the-scenes tasks for all of the ministry leaders.

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Cindy Murphy

Administrative Assistant

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Cindy has always operated in roles where she could contribute by helping others, both in school settings and serving in ministries at HVC since the very beginning of the church. She loves the opportunities in her role to connect with people and to continue her own personal growth by learning new things.

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Kevin Roberts

Coordinator of Facilities & Grounds

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Kevin brings deep knowledge of facilities maintenance from his former role with Baltimore County Public Schools and his experience with the Cockeysville Fire Department. Kevin works every day to ensure that the first impressions of the grounds and buildings communicate how we value what we have been given.

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Caleb Moore

Director of Media & Communications

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Caleb’s past career roles have shown him the value of using technology and media to create experiences for people to grow and engage. His desire is to craft information in a way that helps people find their next growth step as they connect and serve within the church community.

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Brittany Irwin

Communications Coordinator

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Brittany’s educational experience taught her to understand how all the pieces of color, composition, and framing come together to create impactful visual media. In her role she loves the chance to use visual imagery to get people excited about the life of the church and to be curious about where HVC is headed.