Leadership

Leadership

Teaching Elder
Clark Brooking, Pastor

Clark Brooking

Clark is a graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia where he earned his Masters of Divinity. He came to us after spending several years in doctoral studies in the history of biblical interpretation at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. While he was working on his dissertation, the Lord placed upon his heart a burden for ministry and discipleship of God’s people. He joined the staff of Living Hope in 2007, providing leadership to family and life-stage ministries. When the…
Deacon, Trustee
Pete Winstead, Deacon

Pete Winstead

Pete grew up in North Carolina and attended Duke University where he received a bachelors degree in Mathematics. He then attended Penn State University, earning his masters and Ph.D. in Meteorology. He currently lives in Catonsville, Maryland with his wife, Jenni, and his children. He is a research scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He has served as a youth leader and Sunday School teacher at Living Hope and is currently a Deacon and Trustee.
Deacon

Kevin Flora

Kevin grew up in Columbia, Maryland and graduated from the University of Maryland College Park in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. He currently works as a paralegal at the Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl in Baltimore. He married Meredith in 2016 and they have been blessed with 3 children – Camden, Emery, and Aiden. They currently reside in Baltimore City. Kevin was ordained as a Deacon at Living Hope in the Spring of 2022 and is…
Trustee
Scott Sheldon, Trustee

Scott Sheldon

Scott moved to Maryland in 1997 to become a Government Contractor after serving for eight years in the United States Air Force. He currently works in strategic growth for BigBear.ai in Columbia, Maryland. He attended King College (now King University) with a degree in Economics and Business Administration, and serves on the King University Board of Trustees. He completed his Masters Degree from Bowie State University through the University of Maryland System in Europe while serving in the Air Force.…
Trustee

Bryant Senio

Bryant grew up in College Park, Maryland and attended local schools for his education. He worked for Cadillac for a few years but then found his calling in the handicapped vehicle industry. He currently works as a Service Advisor for Mobility Works in Milford Mill, MD. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Jennifer and they have three married daughters and four grandchildren. In the past, Bryant has worked with church youth, college students and has enjoyed singing in…
Trustee

Steven Shipe

Steven has been a member of the Howard County community for over 30 years. A graduate of River Hill High School, University of Maryland College Park, and University of Maryland Carey School of Law, Steven works in product development as a Patent Attorney with offices in Washington DC. Steven, his wife Elizabeth, and their four children have worshiped with Living Hope since 2016. 
Director of Children’s Ministries
Cheryl Brooking, Director of Children's Ministries

Cheryl Brooking

Cheryl has served as the Director of Children’s Ministries since 2010. She has a Masters of Arts in Teaching, and has many years of experience working with children in various environments, from the public school classroom to private and home school. She served as a teacher and as an administrator in Classical and Christian educational institutions prior to joining our staff. She brings warmth, leadership experience and biblical and theological acumen to our children’s ministries.