Mark Sparks   Lead Pastor   Mark Sparks has been a part of the Carroll County Community since 2005. Before becoming the lead pastor at FC in December 2016, he served in various ministries and pastoral roles at Crosswind Church in Westminster, MD. Mark and his wife, Nicole, have a deep passion for developing leaders. They believe that everyone should have a place where they can belong, and be given a chance to become all that God has created them to be!

Mark Sparks
Lead Pastor

Mark Sparks has been a part of the Carroll County Community since 2005. Before becoming the lead pastor at FC in December 2016, he served in various ministries and pastoral roles at Crosswind Church in Westminster, MD. Mark and his wife, Nicole, have a deep passion for developing leaders. They believe that everyone should have a place where they can belong, and be given a chance to become all that God has created them to be!

  Julius Carter   Student Pastor   For twelve years, Julius has been traveling the globe sharing his love for Jesus through teaching and dance. It was in 2016 that he stepped in as the Student Pastor at FC alongside his soon-to-be wife, Hillary. Together, they lead our middle school, high school, and college students. In addition, Julius is also highly involved in the community with other student leaders who are all passionate about seeing this generation find who they are in Christ.

Julius Carter
Student Pastor

For twelve years, Julius has been traveling the globe sharing his love for Jesus through teaching and dance. It was in 2016 that he stepped in as the Student Pastor at FC alongside his soon-to-be wife, Hillary. Together, they lead our middle school, high school, and college students. In addition, Julius is also highly involved in the community with other student leaders who are all passionate about seeing this generation find who they are in Christ.

  Polly Tober   Church Office Manager   Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Polly made Carroll County her home in 1997. It was through Vacation Bible School in 2004 that she found Freedom Church and has been attending ever since. Polly now serves on our staff as our Church Office Manager helping to maintain our information systems, prepare for Sunday morning gatherings, as well as other countless other tasks around the office.

Polly Tober
Church Office Manager

Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Polly made Carroll County her home in 1997. It was through Vacation Bible School in 2004 that she found Freedom Church and has been attending ever since. Polly now serves on our staff as our Church Office Manager helping to maintain our information systems, prepare for Sunday morning gatherings, as well as other countless other tasks around the office.