Our Church thrives because of the energy and style of the people who are a part of our leadership. Here are a few of the people that make our church community special:
Fred Dyer - Senior Pastor
Pastor Fred has been at White Marsh Baptist since 1995. He previously pastored churches in Southern Maryland, Florida, Oregon, Texas, and Ohio. Pastor Fred, and his wife Kay,will celebrate 50 years of marriage in 2014. They have five children and 14 grandchildren, and enjoy spending time with their family. Their goal is to follow Jesus with heart, soul, mind and strength and to leave a godly legacy through their lives and ministry. Pastor Fred has a Masters of Divinity in Old Testament Theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and has completed additional studies at SWBTS. He has been a Pastor for over 40 years.
Dave Tierney - Pastor
Pastor Dave Tierney was born in Washington, DC and grew up in the areas of Suitland and Waldorf, Maryland. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Education from the Washington Bible College in Lanham, Maryland, a Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas and additional studies at Bethel Theological Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He has served churches in Maryland, Texas, and Minnesota and has been in full time pastoral ministry since 1985. He and Lisa, his wife, have four children. Pastor Dave enjoys racquetball, reading, sailing, and spending time with Lisa.
Andy Dyer - Pastor to Students
Pastor Andy has been in full time Youth ministry here at WMBC for 10 years. Prior to full time service, he served as part time youth director while also working at the LifeWay Christian store here in Baltimore. Pastor Andy met his lovely wife Gail while they both taught at Perry Hall Christian School and will celebrate their 14th anniversary this year! Andy & Gail have 3 beautiful children, Andy Jr. (12), Abigail (10), and Elijah (6). Pastor Andy also served as a full time classroom teacher in Bible, Math, Science, and Computers, and he also coached Football, Wrestling, Baseball, Girls Softball, and Golf, which is a hobby that he enjoys as well. Pastor Andy has a passion for student discipleship and truly loves the students in the White Marsh Baptist Church Transformers. Aside from his ministry at White Marsh Baptist Church, he is involved with Youth For Christ - Campus Life Club at Pine Grove Middle School, and is also helping Coach the Maryland Christian Saints Middle School Football Team. Pastor Andy is always on the go as a follower of Christ, as husband, father, Youth Pastor, and community worker for Christ.
Lisa Tierney - Music and Worship
Lisa Tierney was born in Lexington, Kentucky and grew up in Rochester, New York. She attended the Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Classroom Vocal Music. In college her primary instrument was voice and her secondary instrument was piano. She has had further studies at the University of Minnesota, Loyola University and the Peabody Institute, the latter two in Baltimore, Maryland. She has taught music in New York, Texas, Minnesota, and Maryland. Lisa enjoys sitting in a quiet house playing the piano, hanging out with her sister, going for long walks, and, of course, time with Dave.
Angie Shaw - Church Secretary
Angie is the Office Administrator. She and her husband, George, have two sons, Chris in college and Jeffrey in high school. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and taking family camping trips.
Debbie Neidhardt - Church Custodian
Debbie is the newest member of our staff and is working to perform those tasks during the week that will help to keep our church building clean and ship shape! Mrs Debbie was married to Bruce, and she has 3 kids and 11 grand-kids, some of whom you may see on Sundays! Great to have you aboard Mrs. Debbie!
In Memory of Fred Dyer III - Office Assistant
"Fred the 3rd", or "Little Fred" as he was also known, helped out in the office answering phones and making the day more pleasant for everyone. If you called during the day and Little Fred answered the phone, then you can be sure that he was ready and willing to help direct your call as best possible. Little Fred was married to Darlene, who has two children, Jon & Lydia Tracey. Thanks for all you did "Little Fred"! Little Fred went home to be with Jesus on February 27, 2014.