Pastors & Staff

Contact information and more information about the Leadership at Central Worship Center.


Tim Dukes

Senior Pastor

After graduating from Epworth Christian School, Pastor Tim Dukes attended Valley Forge Christian College. After completing college, he served as a youth pastor for five years in Farmville, VA. From there he started a church in Ocean City, MD where he pastored for thirteen years.  In 2006, he became the Senior Pastor of Central Worship Center. He and his wife Dottie have four grown children.  Dottie works as a hair stylist in Salisbury, MD.

Tim is a huge sports fan usually cheering for the Redskins, Orioles, and the UNC Tarheels. He enjoys ministering to people and seeing their lives changed. He has a passion for world missions and leads a yearly trip to Jamaica working with Teen Challenge of Jamaica.

Maurica Kinnikin

Church Administrator

Maurica Kinnikin is our church
administrator. She is married to Rick Kinnikin. Maurica and her family live in Laurel, DE. They have 4 children: Triplet daughters, Mackenzie, Casey & Bailey and their son, Luke. Maurica has worked for Central Worship Center since 1995. She also is a 1985 graduate of Epworth Christian School.

Maurica is the contact person for office operations, facilities scheduling, accounts payable and receivable for Central Worship Center and Epworth Christian School, payroll, and serves as administrative support to
the pastoral staff.


Tanya Brown

Administrative Assistant

Tayna Brown was a part-time volunteer turned into part-time employee in August 2016. She has a heart of worship, she loves to service others, and is willing to step into any position needed and do it well.

Tanya is married to Michael Brown, her high-school sweetheart. Together, they have 3 children: Mia, Abby and Aaron.

Tanya is the contact person for the church bulletin, Wednesday Night dinners, special events and holidays at the church. She also serves as administrative support to the pastoral staff.

Michael Newman

Kids Pastor

Mike is married to Lori Newman.  Together they have three children – Alexis, Dylan, and Madison.  Mike loves to fish, and is also a huge sports fan.  He roots for his hometown teams in Detroit, and the Michigan State Spartans.

Mike has been the children's pastor since 2019, loves creating curriculum and crafts, and connecting with families to create a firm foundation in Christ for today's youth.


Luke Shiderly

Youth Pastor

Luke Shiderly grew up in Delmar Maryland his whole life and then attended Cairn University right out of high school. He graduated with a degree in youth and family ministries and is now on staff at Central Worship Center full time working with the youth! Luke is passionate about seeing the lives of students changed by the power of the gospel while giving them a fun, safe, and biblical place to come for youth group. He loves being able to connect with people and having meaningful conversations about life and faith. He is a lover of sports (especially soccer), reading, writing, watching movies, and anything Star Wars, Marvel, or Lord of the Rings! He is a Pittsburgh fan through and through, so you can always hear him cheering (or screaming) for the Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates!

Bill Vannicola

Maintenance Engineer

Bill Vannicola is our Full-Time Maintenance Engineer and Groundskeeper. He is married to Gwyn Vannicola and live in Laurel, DE. They have a daughter, Amanda and a son, Jake. Bill has worked for Central Worship Center since 2002.
Bill is the expert around here for repairing just about anything, maintaining the buildings, and all the outside work. Bill spends a lot of his time on the tractor cutting grass and pushing snow.