Church of Christ in St. Mary's County

SUNDAY:
9:30 am - Bible Study
10:30 am - Morning Worship
6:00 pm - Evening Worship**
WEDNESDAY:
7:00 pm - Bible Study
**(Last Sunday of the month: no evening service.)

Meet Our Shepherds & Minister


Mike Brown, Chuck Pirtle, Harry Proffitt and Tom Lyautey

  • Shepherd Roger Blankenship (photo coming soon)
    Roger was born in Eastern Kentucky, and Barbara in West Virginia.  High school sweethearts, in 1960 Roger enlisted in the US Army, serving in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, while Barbara attended Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. They were married in June 1964 and moved to Maryland.

    Barbara was a stay-at-home mother, spending her time raising their four children.  Roger was a police officer in the Metropolitan Police Department.  After eight years with the MPD, Roger transferred to the US Secret Service where he remained until retiring in 2007.  

Roger and Barbara were baptized at the Oxon Hill Church of Christ in 1973.  Roger served as a deacon and Barbara worked for several years in the Nursery class.  They were members of the Waldorf Congregation and the La Plata Congregation before placing membership at St. Mary's County Church of Christ. They fell in love with the members and knew right away this was where they needed to be.

  • Shepherd Mike Brown
    Mike moved to St. Mary’s County in 1968 and stayed until he finished high school. After graduating from Bowie State College in 1978, he married his wife, the former Cheryl Ann Cutchember in July of the same year. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior in the same year a month after he was married. After returning to St Mary’s County in 1984, he placed membership at the St. Mary’s county Church of Christ that at that time was located on Great Mills Road.
      
    He served as a deacon of this congregation for 22 years before becoming an elder in the Spring of 2009. He has three wonderful daughters Yolonda, Sherita and Tonya, and  and six grandchildren. Mike Brown lives his life by Jesus’ words: “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another” (John 13:34-35).
  • Shepherd Chuck Pirtle
    While Chuck has lived all over the world, he still considers St. Louis his hometown, and is an avid St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fan.
      
    The summer before his junior year in college, he met Jeanne Campbell. Chuck returned the next summer to the Charbo and Karen church to work, and Chuck and Jeanne were married on June 2, 1978.
      
    Chuck and Jeanne went back to Harding University for Chuck’s senior year and he graduated with a BS in Bible and Religion in May 1979. By 1980, Chuck and Jeanne were at the Belvedere COC in Jackson, Mississippi, where Chuck worked as the youth and education minister.
      
    In 1982, Chuck enlisted in the US Army as a PFC. Chuck and family have lived in Missouri, California, Texas, Arizona, and Stuttgart, West Germany.  Chuck also served in Georgia and Virginia, and is a Gulf War veteran.  He and his family now reside in St Mary’s County Maryland. After 20 years of service in the Army, Chuck retired as a Major and now works as a civilian at Patuxent River, NAS.
      
    Chuck served the church at St. Mary’s as a deacon for several years and is now an Elder. Chuck and Jeanne's three children Luke, Kathy and Kim are all grown and the daughters married  They wait now to be grandparents. After many years of moving, Southern Maryland has been their home since 1992.  But Chuck is still a Cardinal fan!
  • Shepherd Harry Proffitt (moved from the area)
  • Shepherd Tom Lyautey
    Tom Lyautey was baptized in 1981, at the Northside Church of Christ in Rochester, New York. In 1983 he married the former Terri Dicker, and together they have three children Gavin, Brian, and Elisabeth.
     
    Ordained as a minister on June 30, 1991, Tom has served in a number of ministries over the past 29 years: preaching, teaching, youth ministries, community outreach/welcome basket program, Sunday School Superintendant. He served 2 years as a missionary. Tom served as a Deacon at the Lawson Road Church of Christ in Rochester, New York, and in March of 2009 he was appointed as an Elder of the Church of Christ in St Mary's County. 
       
    Tom loves to research Biblical History, to write, and spend time with his family. Tom's passion is for himself and God's people to graduate from this life with honor and make heaven our home of abode.
  • Minister Adam Tune
    Minister Adam TuneAdam moved from Tennessee in August of 2009 to join the Family of God in St. Mary’s County. He began his preaching career on September 11, 2001. Adam received his Bachelors Degree from Middle Tennessee State University, and then his MA in Biblical Studies from Lipscomb University. After 2 ˝ years, he left the ministry and opened up a flooring store in Lebanon, TN where he continued to work for himself for the next 6 years until the Lord decided it was time for him to work for his church once again. He and his wife Kim have been married for 11 years and have two children Brooks and Isabella.
       
    Adam loves to be around people. But when he is not, he enjoys listening to his children read, playing golf, singing, collecting memorabilia from the 1968 Presidential election, and reading both Ancient and American History. He loves the Lord and wants all people to be saved by God's grace.

 

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