Ministerial Staff

REV. BARRY MOULTRIE

Rev. Barry Moultrie joined the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church family in 1989 under the leadership of the Late, Pastor Leon Grant. Under the leadership of Pastor Leon Grant, he heard the call to preach. Rev. Moultrie has been in ministry since 1993 and has served the youth of this church and surrounding communities since 1997. He also serves as the Spiritual Advisor to the Young Adult Ministry.

Rev. Moultrie was empowered and equipped to aggressively and assertively create sustaining ministry opportunities to challenge, convict, and transform young people. Under this leadership was borne several key ministries of Mt. Calvary including:

  • Rainbow Children’s Church (Children formation ministry that has led hundreds of children to make decisions for Christ)
  • Boys and Girls Rites of Passage (Growth and maturation ministry that has aided and even accelerated teenagers into developing plans and approaches to life)
  • Puppet Ministry (fun, rigorous and challenging, creativity ministry that has allowed and fostered creativity in ministry for young people, by young people)
  • Joshua Generation Youth Groups (leadership and growth ministry has been transforming exposing and developing leadership skills and techniques in young people based on solid biblical and cultural principles)
  • Teen Church (Formation and development ministry led to openness and freedom in worship and bible study)
  • College Student Care Ministry (Ministry of connectivity and encouragement for students at colleges around the country)
  • HBCU College Fair (Educational and growth opportunities that has eclipsed $3 million in scholarships yearly for young people who may not have seen higher education as a viable andaffordable option)
  • Campus Worship (Next generation worship and ministry to celebrate our students each year as college students return home)

Rev. Moultrie has introduced youth to Short Term Mission projects and hundreds of young people have learned to appreciate serving others in The Bahamas, Zambia, South Africa, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, New Orleans, Kentucky, West Virginia, and other places. He was appointed to the Board of Directors for the American Baptist Churches International Ministries in 2016 and the World Relief Committee in 2018.

Barry Moultrie has a passion for serving and creating opportunities for young people. He is unapologetic in his approach to make sure that children are safe, cared for, and challenged. He is very proud to have served his country in the United States Air Force, to serve his God by service God’s children, and to serve his family. He and his wife Glenda have been married since 1987 and raised two exciting and ambitious young adults in Joshua and Jessica.

Rev. Dr. Sterling King, Jr.

Reverend Dr. Sterling King, Jr. was born and raised on a farm in Lee county Arkansas and in 1958 he graduated from Robert R. Moton High School in Marianna, Arkansas. He received a BS with a major in biology in 1962 from Philander Smith College in Little Rock; then volunteered for the Peace Corps where for two years he lived and served in a barrio on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. In 1970, he moved to Los Angeles to attend UCLA from which he received his Master’s and Doctorate in Public Health with a concentration in health services administration and a minor in Socio-Technical systems from the UCLA Graduate School of Management. In 1972, he married the former Rosalyn Maria Cain, a schoolmate. He is the father of the late Kristin Ethel King and the Reverend Aaron Christopher King.

Upon his graduation from UCLA, he was recruited to the faculty of the Howard University School of Business to serve as an Assistant Professor. He and his family joined the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Rockville, Maryland upon relocation. There, he was elected to the Board of Deacons in 1977, ordained in 1978 and served as its chair until he answered the call to the gospel ministry. He preached his trial sermon in 1982. Subsequently, Reverend King attended the Howard University School of Divinity. After 34 years of service, he retired from Howard in 2010 as a tenured Associate Professor in the School of Business and Chairman of the Department of Management. Reverend King served as pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church in Bethesda, Maryland for 28 years. He retired from the pastoral ministry in 2016 and now serves as pastor emeritus.

Rev. King is a past president of the Black Ministers’ Conference of Montgomery County, MD, former member of the Board of Directors of Community Ministry of Montgomery County (now Interfaith Works) and past chair of the Board of Directors of Montgomery Hospice. He is a life member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC).

Rev. Anthony Eugene Mumford

Rev. Anthony Eugene Mumford, son of Eugene and Mary Louise Mumford, was reared in Frankford, Delaware. He is the eldest of six siblings. He gave his life to the Lord while he was in the United States Army and preached his initial sermon in August 1998. He attended Washington Bible College in Lanham, Maryland.  He was licensed and ordained to preach the gospel under the leadership of Pastor Leon Grant on August 19, 2012 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Rockville, Maryland.

Rev. Mumford is the Chairman of the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Bus Ministry and a member of both the Culinary Ministry and the Evangelism Ministry. He communes the sick and shut-in on the third Thursday of each month, ministers to seniors by providing He is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches of the South (ABCOTS), Ministers Council; the companionship and caring for their lawns, and co-teaches the Men’s Bible Study and the New Members classes.

He is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches of the South (ABCOTS), Ministers Council; the Black Ministers Conference of Montgomery County; and the NAACP of Montgomery County.

Rev. Mumford is married to the former Angelia Ward of Lewes, Delaware.

Mumford is a strong believer in the word of God and strives to practice what he preaches. His favorite scripture is Matthew 6:33 - “But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” It is not about us, it is about Him. His favorite song is “Sending Up My Timber."

Rev. Chastity Johnson Veasley

Reverend Chastity Johnson Veasley is devoted to a life of service for God.  She was ordained to the gospel ministry under the late Reverend Leon Grant in 2012 at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Rockville, MD.  Currently, she serves as a ministerial staff member, preacher, Christian Education Ministry spiritual advisor and Sunday School teacher.  Her journey of faith has consisted of serving in various roles: teacher; worship leader; choir member; usher; praise and worship team member; workshop facilitator; youth department secretary; president, new members’ workshop; and Health & Wellness Ministry member and former leader of LinkedUp Young Adult Ministry at Mount Calvary.

In preparation to be a vessel equipped for effective church and community service, Reverend Johnson Veasley completed her Master of Divinity degree at Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC.  She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Wichita State University, Wichita, KS; completed graduate level studies at The George Washington University, Washington, DC; and is a hospital leader with a local healthcare system.

Along with her spiritual and professional vocations, Reverend Johnson Veasley is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; a member and board certified Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE); serves as chaplain for The Metropolitan Group, an organization based in Washington, DC; and is involved with other charitable organizations.

Reverend Johnson Veasley is married to Tirone Veasley, and grateful to God for the blessing of a lifelong partner in Christ.

Of all her pursuits, Reverend Johnson Veasley’s greatest desires are to wholeheartedly follow Jesus Christ; passionately preach, teach and reach the church and the community while remaining committed to her family; and abide by the words found in Proverbs 3:5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.”

Rev. Hiawatha Fountain

Rev. Fountain accepted the call to the gospel ministry in 1979 and was ordained as a minister under the pastorate of Reverend Houston G. Brooks at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Rockville, Maryland in 1981.

His ministry emphasis has always been on the spiritual growth and development of men and young adults. For over 30 years Rev. Fountain has Co-Chaired the Men’s Bible Study on Saturday mornings from 7:00 – 8:30 a.m. at Mount Calvary Baptist Church. This class has not missed a session since it began.

Reverend Fountain's academic background includes degrees from Tennessee State University and the University of Pittsburgh.

Reverend Fountain's academic background includes degrees from Tennessee State University and the University of Pittsburgh. Rev. Fountain retired as Assistant Pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Rockville, Maryland December 31, 2010 and continues to serve as an active member. Rev. Fountain is married to Ellen Louise; they have three children, nine grand-children and six great-grand-children. Rev. Fountain is enjoying life with Ellen Louise, his wife of 53 years. They are blessed to be able to travel and spend quality time with family and friends. He continues to be active in his home church, serving as spiritual advisor to the Men’s Fellowship, teaching Sunday School, co-teaching the Men’s Bible Study , and preaching whenever and wherever The Lord sends him.

Rev. Vera McKoy

Reverend Vera McKoy was born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. She is the daughter of the late Command Sergeant Major Edward H.T. Hunt, Jr. and the late Katie Mial Hunt. She grew up on military army installations throughout the United States and Europe. At an early age, she accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior and was baptized at Good Hope Baptist Church in Knightdale, North Carolina by Pastor W.J. Cox. Reverend McKoy answered the call to the Gospel Ministry of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and received her Certificate of License to preach in March 2004 from Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Rockville, Maryland where the Reverend Leon Grant was the Pastor. Reverend McKoy has served on many church committees and ministries for over twenty eight years at Mount Calvary Baptist Church including being the Youth Director for five years. She currently serves as the Spiritual Advisor for the Board of Deaconess and American Baptist Womens Ministry. She also serves as the Spiritual Advisor for the Counseling Ministry leading Grief Counseling Workshops and the Prayer List Ministry. She created and serves as the Spiritual Advisor for the Cancer Spiritual Support Group for the past eighteen years. Reverend McKoy successfully completed certification of the United Methodist Churches of Baltimore, MD Deaf Ministry Immersion Program. She received certification in American Sign Language and ministered to the deaf and the “deaf and blind” in prisons, hospitals, deaf boarding schools and at Gallaudet University in Washington , DC. Reverend McKoy completed a two year Ministerial Internship at Faith Missionary Baptist Church where Reverend Doctor Michael Turner is the Pastor.

Reverend McKoy earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Reverend McKoy received her Masters of Divinity Degree at the Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. in May 2006 and received her Ordination to Preach the Gospel from Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Rockville, Maryland. She held the positions of Global Business Development Manager and IT Service Management International Systems Engineer in Europe and the United States for the Hewlett ­ Packard Company for over 18 years. Her favorite scripture is Jeremiah 29:11, “’For I know the plans I have for you’, declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future,’ ” and her favorite hymn is “We’ve Come This Far By Faith.” Reverend McKoy’s first Ministry is to her family. She was married to Trustee Willie McKoy, Jr. in 1985. God has blessed them immeasurably more than they could ask or even imagine to be the parents of two wonderfully amazing children daughter Lauren Ashley McKoy and son Christopher Alexander McKoy. The Lord has further blessed them to be the grandparents of Daniel Alexander McKoy. REVEREND VERA MCKOY veramckoy@yahoo.com (301) 346­5871

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