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Our staff

Rev. Cheryl Ann Jones
transitional co-Pastor

Cheryl is Chaplain and Director of the Spirituality and the Arts Program in Chaplain Service at the DC VA Medical Center. She has served as Baptist Chaplain at Howard University, Minister of Music and Youth at the Riverside Baptist Church, Washington. She has also served at Hospice Care of DC, Children’s National Medical Center, and more. She is a graduate of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and the University of Kansas. 

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Rev. W. Mark McIntyre
transitional co-Pastor

Having previously served churches in North Carolina and Virginia, Mark has been our Associate Pastor since 1997. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. An ordained minister, Mark received his Certification in Formative Spirituality in 2019 from the Epiphany Academy in Pittsburgh, PA. He has published two keyboard recordings

of hymn arrangements.

Rev. Kenneth Swift
Minister of Missions and Outreach

Kenny has been with UBC since 1999.  A native of Washington, D.C., he was ordained at University Baptist Church and is a graduate of the Samuel D. Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University.

Ingrid Boone
Administrative Assistant and Financial Secretary

Ingrid has been a member of UBC since 1997. She supports the work of many of our church committees and programs and is often the first face people see when they visit our church.

raymond williams

Raymond has been with UBC since 2010 when he was a graduate student at UMD. He has served as a Sanctuary Choir member and Sunday School teacher. 

Rev. Carmella Jones
Missionary in residence

Carmella is a missionary with International Ministries, American Baptist Churches, USA. She recently completed 5 ½ years’ service in Hungary teaching English, sharing her faith, and ministering in the name of Jesus with children with disabilities and those under hospice care. She is currently assigned to the United States, sharing the story of the good work being done internationally by American Baptist missionaries.

Curtis ramsey-lucas
Director of digital communications

Curtis manages our digital communications including website, social media, and worship service broadcast. He is director of Marketing and Communications at American Baptist Home Mission Societies and editor of The Christian Citizen. He has written for The Washington Post, The Christian Century, Religion News Service, Sojourners, and Baptist News Global.

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