MEET OUR MENTORS
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.
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.
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.
Earl & Patrice McJett
Earl is a government IT professional and Patrice is a middle school math teacher. We have been married for 36 years, and have 2 grown children (28 and 34.) Our daughter, Elise, is married and has a 5 year old son, and another on the way. Our son, Earl III, serves at LifePoint in the Sound ministry. We have served on the Hospitality, Sisterhood and Prayer ministries, as well as leading a life group, teaching classes in LifePoint University and being a member of the LBA at LifePoint. We mentored our first couple using Prepare Enrich seven years ago. We believe that pre-marital mentoring is vital to help couples launch into a lifetime together from a foundation of faith in God, an understanding of His principles for marriage and a selfless love for one another.