SHEPHERDS, SERVANTS & STAFF

Elders

To contact the elders as a group: elders@staffordbaptistchurch.orgTo contact a specific deacon, click on their picture.

  • Kelton Zacharias - Vocational Elder/Senior Pastor

    Kelton Zacharias grew up in Connecticut and came to the DC area in 2005 to attend the George Washington University. By God’s grace, his roommate was a Christian who encouraged him to attend a campus bible study. Though he was raised in a churched home, he came to know the Lord through that college ministry. Kelton met his wife Rebekah at GWU in 2006 – they started dating in 2012 when they were both members of Capitol Hill Baptist Church. They were married in the summer of 2013, and welcomed their daughter Walker in 2017. Kelton is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and before coming to Stafford served six years on the staff of Del Ray Baptist Church. Kelton loves the Washington Nationals, fishing, and reading.


  • Moses Abdallah - Lay Elder

    Moses was saved by the grace of God early in his Air Force career.  Moses met Camille while assigned to McGuire AFB, NJ and they were married in July of 1993 and were blessed with two beautiful children, and now, two wonderful grandchildren.  After 20 years, Moses retired from the military in 2002 and moved to Virginia for work. They started attending Stafford Baptist Church on Easter of 2005, and Moses was installed as an elder in 2017.

  • Elliott Sperlazza - Lay Elder

    Elliott was born and raised in Stafford County. By God's grace, through the faithful ministry of a friend's family he came to know the Lord in high school. Elliott met his wife Beth at the University of Mary Washington through a campus ministry. They were married in 2009 and joined Stafford Baptist Church shortly after. In 2017 Beth and Elliott added baby Grace to their family. Elliott is a software developer and was installed as a lay elder in March 2019. 

Deacons

  • Josh List - Deacon of A/V & Tech

    Josh was given the immense blessing of growing up in a home with parents that professed faith in Jesus. By God's grace, he was saved at a young age and grew up participating and serving in the life of the church. Josh and his wife Kara moved to the northern Virginia area in 2009 after having both grown up in the Northeast. They are both New England sports fans and are indoctrinating their sons Cooper and Owen appropriately. 


    They also share a passion for music and for serving the body of Christ in this venue. (1 Pet. 4:10 ) Josh also enjoys writing and recording original music. Josh also serves as the lay worship leader for SBC. 

  • Frank McKinney - Deacon of Member Care

    Frank was born and raised in Mississippi.  He went to college at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and spent a career in the Marines. Frank surrendered his life to Christ in Okinawa, Japan prior to his retirement from the Marine Corp in 1999. Upon his return to the U.S., he began attending Stafford Baptist Church.  He and his wife, Gale, have three children and five grandchildren.

  • Bill Titus - Deacon of Building & Grounds

    Bill was installed on March 1, 2020. He serves the church through leading in the care of our building and grounds (& a variety of other ways). If you would like to contact Bill, please click on his picture. 

Staff

To contact the staff generally: office@staffordbaptistchurch.org. To contact the staff individually, please click their picture. 

  • Paul Abdallah - Vocational Minister of Children & Students

    God graciously saved Paul through faith in Jesus Christ when he was in middle school (while attending SBC!). Paul attended Liberty University and graduated with a Theology & Apologetics degree in 2015. He is now pursuing an MDiv in Discipleship & Family Ministry from Southern Seminary online. Paul is married to his wonderful wife, Tori, and together they have 2 children: a daughter, Lydia and a son, Aaron. Paul has attended Stafford Baptist since 2005 and has been the Vocational Minister of Students and Children since January 2018. 

  • Ken Castle - Buildings & Maintenance

    Ken has served the church in this capacity for over 15 years. He is a valuable member to this staff, but more importantly to this church body. If you would like to contact Ken, please click on his picture.