Staff

Meet Our Staff

Daryl McCready

Lead Pastor
Daryl was born in Crisfield, MD but has lived in Berlin for most of his life. He is the founding Pastor of SonRise Church. He is most passionate about helping people get connected to Jesus, helping them grow to be more like Jesus, and teaching and quipping them to share their faith in Jesus with others. His favorite things are his wife, family, and cooking.  

Carl Moyer

Executive Pastor 
Carl is originally from Aberdeen, Maryland and started working at SonRise in 2016. He is most passionate about preaching and teaching God’s word. He loves seeing people come to know the saving knowledge of Jesus. Some of his favorite hobbies include cooking, woodworking, and spending time with his wife and kids.  

Josh Loose

Associate Pastor
Josh was born and raised in Wilmington Delaware and started working at SonRise in May of 2022. He is most passionate about connecting people to Jesus and helping them through their struggles whether in their personal lives or in their marriages. Both he and his wife, Kristy, are passionate about connecting people to Jesus. His favorite hobbies include spending time with his family outdoors, cooking, fishing, and hunting.

Ethan Holloway

Youth and Family Pastor
Ethan is from Poquoson, Virginia and started working at SonRise in April of 2019. He is most passionate about seeing the gospel “click” for people. He loves watching the response and the passion of someone who has just encountered Jesus. He loves to play all sorts of sports, you name it and he will play it! He also loves spending time with his wife and two Labrador Retrievers.

Tim Robinson

Worship Pastor
Tim is originally from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and started working at SonRise in July of 2011. He is most passionate about helping to usher people into the presence of God during Praise & Worship & equipping His followers to share their faith in His Son Jesus. In his free time you can find Tim playing sports and spending time with His family.

Terri Budd

Finance Manager
Terri is from Chincoteague, Virginia and started working at the church in May of 2003. She has been with SonRise since the beginning and was one of the members of the Church plant team. In ministry she loves seeing how meeting Jesus changes the lives of people time and time again! Her favorite hobbies include fishing and boating with family, Nana and Pop time with her precious grandkids, and cooking meals and enjoying family time together.

Jenna Esposito

Media/Program Director
Jenna grew up in Berlin, Maryland. She graduated from Stephen Decatur High School and Salisbury University. She joined the SonRise staff the Summer of 2007, after volunteering for several years. She is most passionate about learning people’s stories and especially when she has the opportunity to help share those stories with our church. Her favorite hobbies are boating with her family, crafts, and being in bed by 10pm.

Briana Lynch

Administrative Assistant
Bree is originally from Arizona and started working at SonRise in 2016.  She loves the people at SonRise and serving is one of her biggest passions. She is grateful to be a part of the Church’s faithful work for God’s kingdom. Some of her favorite things are spending time with her husband and 2 daughters, going to the beach, iced coffee, Chick-fil-A, and cooking!

Heather Taylor

Children's Ministry Director
Heather is from East Hartford, Connecticut. She started working at SonRise in January 2021. She is most passionate about seeing children excited to come to church! Her favorite hobbies are walking, napping, and movie nights with her family.

Dona Jung

Media Assistant
Dona is originally from Myerstown, Pennsylvania and started working at SonRise in May of 2015. She is a professional photographer and is most passionate about capturing the events at SonRise. Her favorite events to capture are the baptisms. In her free time you can find her taking pictures of nature in Ocean City or out on the boat with her family.

Neil Helgeson

Property Manager
Neil is from Crisfield, Maryland and started working at SonRise when they purchased the facility in July 2016. He is most passionate about repurposing all of the buildings so the Lord can reach future generations and in doing so getting new folks plugged into the King’s Craftsmen Team. He loves spending time with his grand kids and he also volunteers at Eastern Shore Hall of Fame Museum at Delmarva Shorebirds Stadium.

Meet Our Teaching Team

Pastor Keith Hammer

Discipleship Pastor
Keith was born and raised in West Orange, New Jersey. He left there to attend college at William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He joined the SonRise staff in August of 2016. His greatest passion is to use his God-given gifts and talents for the advancement of God’s Kingdom. Teaching God’s Word, Strategic Planning, Team Building, Leadership Development and Project Management are at the top of his list. His favorite hobbies are playing cards, doing puzzles, and going on cruises with his wife Janice.

Pastor Howard Quillen

Teaching Pastor
Howard was born and raised in Berlin, MD.  He went to DeVry University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering Technology.  He later attended Central Michigan University where he received a Master’s degree in Administration.  In 2001 he received a Doctorate in Theology from Southern Indian College and Seminary.  Howard’s passion is to be a servant of God and use the gifts and talents He has provided to further His kingdom. Teaching God’s Word, building up new leaders in SonRise’s Leadership Development program, playing on the Praise Team and being a Pastor for the Men’s ministry are some focused passions.  Through the Men’s ministry, he seeks to equip men to rise up and be the spiritual leaders God has made every man to be.  Howard lives in Berlin with his wife Heather.  Together they have 5 children and 4 grandchildren.  His hobbies include, scuba diving, target shooting, fishing, cars and spending quality time with Heather.

Paul Nitz

Teaching Pastor
Bio coming soon!

Pastor Jay C Wimbrow

Teaching Pastor
Born and raised on the Eastern Shore. Work in Retail Management for Verizon Wireless. Married to Amanda in 2004. Father to two awesome boys. Poppop to amazing precious girls. Member of SonRise from 2002. One of the 1st conversion of SonRise on 9/15/02. Ordained Minster of the Gospel in 2022. Enjoy serving the Lord by introducing people to Jesus Christ, Spending time with my Family and Bass Fishing on a National competitive level.

Dave Coller

Teacher
Bio coming soon!

Tony Pace

Care/Family Pastor
Bio coming soon!

Meet Our Open Hand Thrift Store Staff

Traci McCready

General Manager of  Open Hand Thrift Store
Traci grew up in Parsonsburg, MD and moved to Berlin in 1995 when she married Daryl. She started working part time in January of 2017 in preparation for opening Open Hand Thrift  on April 1st 2017. She is most passionate about making God known, meeting practical needs, and seizing every opportunity to share the love of Jesus.

Tasha Carrigan

Assistant Manager of  Open Hand Thrift Store
Tasha was born in Crisfield, MD and moved to Berlin when she was 4. She started working at SonRise in May of 2021. She is most passionate about loving others the way that Jesus does. Some of her favorite hobbies include baking and cooking.

Tracy Stiles 

Assistant Manager of  Open Hand Thrift Store
Tracy was born and raised in the area of Hershey, PA. She and her husband, Steve, moved to the Berlin, MD area in 2020, right before the Covid lockdown. They found Sonrise and started attending as soon as we were able to meet in person again and fell in love with the church, the people and the community. 
She is most passionate about following Jesus and sharing her story. She found her piece of the puzzle to fit at Open Hand Thrift!! 
Some of her favorite things are spending time with her husband, kids and grandkids, going to the beach, cross-stitching and baking.