Pastor and Amber Shepard
Pastor Brian Shepard is an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God and has served in the pastorate since November 1989. He has ministered in the United States, England, Germany, Switzerland, and the Philippines, spending a significant amount of time mentoring teens, single adults, men and other pastors. Brian and his wife Amber have been serving Life Community Church of God since October, 2001, and have led this congregation through many changes. Amber has earned an MBA and Masters of Distance Education at UMUC and Pastor Brian holds a Masters of Divinity from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary.
You'll find our pastor personable, available, and deeply devoted to his wife and family, the church, and the community of Southern Maryland. He is uncompromising in his vision to see our congregation become a truly multicultural and loving family.
Pastor Jeff Weimert and his wife Emily are our special missionaries in the Philippines. Jeff is an Ordained Minister in the Church of God and a graduate of Lee University, and Emily has studied farming locally. Together, they are teaching villiages in the Philippines how to use sustainable farming technology in order to escape poverty. They have six children, T'Aunie, Josiah, Byron, Selah, Trinity and Avigail. You can follow their ministry on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/CultivatingaHarvest/