Staff Directory

About Our Staff

OpenChurch's full time and part time staff and ministers are dedicated to serving the needs of the Church and would be happy to talk to you and help you in any way we can! Feel free to call the church and speak with our receptionist, or you may contact a staff member directly below.

Technology Staff

Patrick Elliott

Information Management and Education Professional

Patrick works with technology that supports student services and enrollment management functions within higher education. He leads implementations for electronic records management (ERM) and electronic content management (ECM) systems and is a knowledge expert for transfer credit automation and records-functions within the registrar’s office. Patrick is involved with educational data standards, through his work with the PW20 Education Standards Council.

Pastoral Staff

Sarah Elliott

Seminarian and Pastoral Intern

Sarah is a full-time mommy, seminarian, and pastoral intern who lives in Beltsville, Maryland with her husband and three children. Between nap time, prayer time, and study time, she enjoys reading and Sudoku puzzles. She is pursuing ordination as an elder in the Baltimore-Washington Conference of The United Methodist Church. Her calling is to lead God's people to share the power and relevance of the Gospel with the larger community for whom 'church' maybe intimidating or painful. She also has a passion for service and social-economic ministries.