Pastor and Board

Pastor Barry
Pastor Barry


Rev. Barry Brown

Pastor Barry Brown is a native of Philadelphia, Pa.  Since 1997, he has served in ministry in various capacities and has had a passion for teaching people how to apply the Word of God to their everyday lives. Pastor Barry served as the Youth, Children, and Associate Pastor at Calvary Assembly of God in Wyncote Pa. He was the founder and Senior Pastor of Shining Light Community Church in the Mt Airy section of Philadelphia. In December 2012, he was honored to become the Senior Pastor of Evangel Assembly of God.  Pastor Barry has led and been a part of mission trips to Pittsburgh, Tennessee, Little Rock Arkansas, New York City, and the country of Belize. His preaching style is Spirit-empowered with a strong emphasis on teaching the Word of God verse by verse.

Married to Sophie for 25 years, the Browns have two children, Jacqueline and Adam.  Under Pastor’s leadership Evangel has become an ethnically diverse body of believers.

 Pastor CJ Flack

CJ joined Evangel staff early in 2017 after college meeting his training with The Masters Commission.  His duties include coordinating children’s church and helping youth leaders on Wednesday nights.  CJ also occasionally helps out with the worship team by playing drums.

Chris Commans
Christopher J Commans

Christopher Commans

Originally from Marblehead, Massachusetts, a Greater Boston suburb, Chris moved to Delaware County in the summer of 1990 following an civil engineering job offer in Philadelphia and several months after accepting Christ as his Savior on March 11, 1990.

He has been attending Evangel since January 1991 and has served in several ministry capacities (Singles, Inner-City) over the years and became part of Evangel’s Board in 1999.  He is also the Head Usher at Evangel.

He is a licensed civil engineer at Urban Engineers, Inc. where he has worked for nearly 24 years.  Chris is single and most of his family lives in Massachusetts.

Chris’ favorite Bible verses are Proverbs 3:5-6 and favorite Bible character is the Apostle Paul.

David Fitzpatrick

David Alan and Vickie Fitzpatrick have been married  for 39 years and have attended Evangel for 38 years. David has been a Board member for 15 years and has served in the Royal Rangers ministry for 25 years, several as the senior outpost commander. At our community outreach events, you can see David manning the hot dog grills and popcorn machine.
The Fitzpatricks have 3 sons. Their eldest David Jr is 35. Charles is 39 and married to Stacey. They have one son, Jackson Charles and a two year old daughter.  Youngest son Timothy is 26 and married Alison in 2016.
Dave is a CDL licensed truck driver and has been driving for 30 years, but retired in June 2016.   His favorite bible character is David who did everything with passion and with all his might. When he sinned he repented with passion and sincerity. When he confronted Nathan the prophet he poured out his heart to God. (Ps. 51)
David’s favorite bible verses are Isaiah 40:31 and Ps. 46:10.


Steven Parrillo


Steve is married to Catherine who heads up the Missions Awareness Team. Married since 1971, the Parrillos have three children –  Maria Selke, David (home with the Lord) and Stephanie Russell.  Maria and her husband Tony have two boys ages 15 and 13.  Stephanie and Charlie Russell have a 6 year old son and 4 year old daughter.  The Parrillos have attended Evangel since 1974.  Steve has served on the Board since 1976 and the Royal Rangers ministry since 1984.  Thanks to Pastor Doug (who answered God’s call to minister in Kensington and left Evangel) Steve started playing the guitar for the worship team in 2013.

He is a retired emergency physician. Cathie is a retired pediatrician.  His life verse is Isaiah 6:8 – “Here am I Lord, send me.”  He tries to model his life after Joshua.

Cliff Larrabee

Cliff is a retired AG minister.  He and Linda have been part of the Evangel family since 2013 and live in the community.  Cliff is our resident photographer and  teaches Wednesday night Bible study.  The Larrabees have several children, one of whom is Board member David Larrabee.

Tom Johnson Bio pending
Tom Johnson



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David Larrabee