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Marriage Mentors United



Cary & Kristin Hower

Cary & Kristin have been married for 4 years with a blended family of 6 grown sons, Christopher, Cameron, Callan, Carter, Caleb & Logan. They also have 3 daughters-in-law and 2 beautiful grandchildren. Cary is a retired software engineer who worked in both private industry and the Department of Defense. Kristin is a pediatric occupational therapist who works for the Infants & Toddlers Program through Charles County Public Schools. Cary & Kristin believe strongly in the foundation of marriage and have seen firsthand the powerful difference that comes from having God at the center of marriage. They want to support, encourage and equip couples with the necessary tools to have a strong and healthy marriage relationship. They believe healthy marriages can impact each
couples’ future generations and the world.


Carl &Melissa Pascarella

We have been married for 20 years and have 2 kids, ages 17 (Nicolas) and 1 (Luciana). One of our kids came to us biologically and one through adoption.  We are both originally from Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Maryland for teaching jobs when we got married. Carl is still working for Charles County Public Schools and Melissa stays home with Luci.  Marriage ministry has always been a passion for us as a couple, and we have been involved with marriage mentoring in the past. We are very excited to get back into helping to mentor and encourage healthy, Godly marriages. 

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Mike & Anna Craft

Mike and Anna have been married 29 years with two grown children, Kirsten and Justin. Mike worked 23 years active duty and an additional 15 years as a government civil servant with the U.S. Navy. Anna works for Charles County Public Schools as a Preschool Special Education Teacher. Mike & Anna believe it is important to share Christianity in our current national and world setting. They believe there are too many influences on our current families which dismiss what God has planned for marriage and they hope to help encourage others based on biblical truths.


Martin & Jen Harris

Martin and Jen have been married 17 years with two children, Faith & Joshua. Martin is the Deputy Director of Public Works & Transportation in Prince Georges County. Jen is the
Chief of Media Services for the Charles County Government. Martin & Jen believe in the importance of preparation and work within marriage and they truly believe this model is special in God’s Kingdom. They believe the marriage relationship should represent His relationship with His followers.


Cornell & Charlotten Sherrod

Cornell and Charlotte have been married for 45 years with one grown son, Derrick. Cornell works in sales for Intersolutions. Cornell & Charlotte are interested in helping other couples grow in their marriage relationships.


Chris & Kristi Nelson

Chris & Kristi Nelson have been married for 20 years. They have a
daughter, Emily, who is 17 years old and has special needs. Chris has
been an elevator mechanic for 23 years and Kristi has been a middle
school math teacher for 22 years. They enjoy camping, bonfires,
reading, listening to music and the Special Olympics. They are uniquely
qualified to mentor other couples who have a family member with special needs.

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