Andy grew up just outside of Baltimore where he enjoyed hiking, cheering on the Ravens and family gatherings around the pool. He and Janet have served in Youth Ministry for over a decade, loving on teenagers and college students. Most recently they served on staff at Restore Church in Silver Spring, MD as Church Planting Residents, learning how to start a new church. Andy and Janet have two energetic boys: Caleb who is 8 and Noah who is 6. The McNeelys love canoeing, biking, and playing sports at the YMCA, but are most often found loving their neighbors on their own front porch.
Sandi is a long time resident of the York Road Corridor with a storied past of loving her neighbors in incredible ways. Born in Hawaii and raised in Philadelphia, she has called Baltimore home for several decades now. Sandi leads and organizes our Sunday Worship Gatherings and connecting our church to the community. She is known by just about everyone in our community and deeply loved by many. Her love of Jesus and desire to share His love with her neighbors is inspiring!
Megan is a long-time Marylander; recently, their family felt called by God to pack up and move to our part of Baltimore City! After more than a decade of teaching in the public school system, she jumped into teaching her own awesome kids from their home. She brings to Front Porch years of church planting experience, having helped to launch a partner church of ours in DC and having served as Kids Ministry Director there. At Front Porch Megan serves as Connections Lead, helping folks jump into our community and feel a sense of belonging. Megan loves sitcoms, amusement parks, Zeke’s Coffee, and she enjoys decorating for any and every holiday.
Front Porch Kids Lead
Janet grew up in Tampa Bay, FL, but after attending school in Baltimore City in 2005, fell in love with Maryland and calls it home. She has been caring for the physical needs of folks since high school through the medical field where she has served with E.M.S., a private practice physicians office for immigration services, and as a full time E.R. / Cardiac / Observation Nurse in community hospitals. Janet continues to work full time as a Nurse in our neighborhood hospital, and is leading our Kids Ministries. You can find Janet dreaming about the beach while knee deep in her urban garden with the neighborhood kids.
Worship Arts Lead
Bethany is a native Marylander who grew up in the wide-open country just outside of Baltimore. Growing up in a musical family, she has lead worship for multiple churches and had roles in a wide variety of theater productions. Her love of music and leading people in worship is well rooted in everything she does. Bethany serves at Front Porch as Worship Arts Lead, recruiting, training and leading our incredible band for our worship gatherings. Her genuine heart for children and knowledge of farm machinery and livestock are impressive too!