Mary oversees the operations at all our facilities, as well manages our missions, student ministry, women's ministry, human resources, Hillsong Ministry School, Celebrate Recovery, rGroups and staff development.
Thomas oversees our rKids ministries, including our Explore, Discover and Adventure groups. He supports the teachers and is responsible for the vision of teaching our youngest who Jesus, equipping them to eventually make their own decision of faith. Thomas has been an elementary school teacher for over 15 years teaching kindergarten, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. He has a bachelors in Early Childhood Education and a masters in Educational Technology. He currently teaches full time in the community at Havre de Grace Elementary School as is a recent winner of the prestigious National Milken Educator Award. In addition, Thomas has four daughters of his own, ranging in ages from 2-13.
Josh Smith is the next generation pastor at Restore church. He oversees the rKids (newborn through 5th grade) program as well as Amplified (middle school) and Fusion (high school) across all campuses. Josh has served in youth ministry through churches, camps and conferences for the past 19 years. Josh also serves as a worship leader. As front man for the band. “Ashes Remain” he brings 15 years of experience in the music industry and has led worship for the past 18 years.
Shane leads the Production Teams at each campus and is responsible for planning, programming, and overseeing the execution of each weekend Worship Experience. He also plans creative elements for the services, creates videos and media for special events, and provides technical assistance for each department at Restore Church.
Anita oversees the Finance Department at Restore Church.
As Restore Church grows and expands, the need continues to increase to care, connect and provide spiritual guidance to our congregation that's spread over multiple locations. Therefore, we have developed and deployed a lay leadership team of pastors and counselors made up of both men and women in each role.
Lay Pastor Team:
Larry Long :: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eric Braswell :: email@example.com
Placida Braswell :: firstname.lastname@example.org
Larry Lee :: email@example.com
Thomas Dennison :: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rob Billingham :: email@example.com
Josh Smith :: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chad Long :: email@example.com