With Our Church Staff

As the staff members of Evangelical Reformed Church, we seek to enable all of our members to celebrate the gospel of Jesus Christ in word and deed.

DSC_0253The Rev. Dr. Barbara Kershner Daniel began her ministry with Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ on July 1, 2006 after serving for twenty-three years in Pennsylvania.

Pastor Daniel graduated summa cum laude from Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina and holds both Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Lancaster Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania.  She has served on many United Church of Christ boards and committees and is currently serving on the board of the Pension Boards of the United Church of Christ and as a trustee of Catawba College.  She is active in the Rotary Club of Carroll Creek.

The rest of the Daniel family consists of the Rev. Kenneth Daniel, President and CEO of United Church Homes of Ohio, and sons, Mark, working in Pittsburgh and Christopher, a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, teaching English in Thailand.

Kimberly Tordoff SextonBorn: Portland, ME 9/19/67
Hometown: Maddison, CT
Current town: Frederick, MD
High School: Daniel Hand High School 1985
College: HOOD College 1989 BS Early Childhood Education

First Job: FCPS 1989-2000

Second Job: Mother 1996 to present
Came to ERUCC in 1989 started working about 2002

Family: Husband Mike (22yrs) a systems engineer for Quadramed, A daughter Catie Junior at Catawba College (majoring in in Vocal performance and music education), son Sean a Freshman at Catawba College ( majoring in Environmental Science), a dog Raven and A cat Sparkle.

Free Time: spending time with family and friends, reading, cooking, crafts, swimming and the beach

Scripture:  Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. ~ Jesus (Matthew 19:14)

Sheryl Lynn Murray (Ms Sherry)
Born: Bourne, MA  05/30/63
Hometown: Army brat, Mother’s hometown – Meriden, MN
Current town: Frederick, MD since 1975
High School: TJHS 1981
College: FCC 1996

Employment: Homewood Retirement Center 1978-1981, Geico 1981-1983, McGurk’s Inn 1984-200, Little Professor 1987-1989, FCC 1989-1996, Hood 1996-1998, R. F. Kline’s 2000-2003, self-employed home child care 2003-present, ERUCC 2015-present

Family: 2 children – Christine Thompson & Robert Lennox.  Christine, age 33, resides in Richmond with her husband, Patrick, retired Army, daughter Samantha, age 14 & daughter Elizabeth (Izzy), age 8.  Robert, age 31, currently resides at home.  He has 3 children.  Alexis, age 11, Nathan, age 5 & Rebecca (Becca), age 3.  My parents recently moved into the Lodge at Homewood.  My sister resides in Walkersville.

Favorite quote:  I do not at all understand the mystery of grace–only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us.  -Anne Lamott


Alison Shafer
Music Director and Organist







Trish Coffey
Children’s and Youth Choirs Director





Amy Aguilar
Office Administrator


The church staff may be reached by calling the Church office at 301-662-2762, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by sending e-mail to erucc@erucc.org. There is also an answering machine to leave a message.