District Youth Director
John May began his ministry as a Youth Pastor at Culpeper A/G in Culpeper, VA. Immediately following his time at Culpeper John was chosen as one of the first Youth Alive Missionaries where he served the schools of the Potomac District for six years. John is currently serving as the Potomac District Youth Director. He is happily married to Denise and has two wonderful children, Reagan and Ryder.
Assistant District Youth Director
Ben Engle currently serves as the Assistant District Youth Director. Before coming to the District Office he served as the Youth Pastor at Victory Church in Winchester, VA. for three years. Ben also served as a Youth Pastor at Central Assembly in Springfield MO and Abundant Life Community Church in Newburgh IN. He is a graduate of Central Bible College. He is married to the love of his life, Lisa, and is a proud father of his two daughters, Olivia and Maci.
As a youth pastor: Blaine Bartel and 180 Student Ministries inspired me to dream bigger of what God could do in my local youth ministry.
My parents: They are my hero’s! They have always inspired me to do my very best, and have been an incredible model to pattern my life after.
Potomac District Youth Alive Director
Arin is a Florida boy and graduate of Southeastern University where he met his wife Shauna Nicholson. He began his ministry in Chestertown Maryland at Hope Fellowship Church as the Student Ministries Pastor. Currently he is serving as the Youth Alive Missionary for the Potomac District and enjoying the married life with Shauna and their dog Nala.
Dream Vacation- My dream vacation would be to take a month long trip with Shauna to see the United Kingdom: Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales. Flying first class is also on my bucket list so if I could fit that in the dream trip I think that would make it perfect.
Starbucks Regular- I don’t do coffee so I’ll take a hot chocolate in the winter and strawberry acai refresher in the summer.
My Favorite…. go to food is chicken wings
Peeves are? : I hate when people make a lot of noise while they eat, but people using their phone at the dinner table is up there too.
In my Spare time I like to play golf. All sports are good but golf is my favorite to play
Something that most people don’t know about me? I like musicals
When was I saved? I was three years old when I decided that I wanted to love Jesus, was 17 when I realized that meant my life would be dedicated to him completely
My favorite scripture? Philippians 2:3-4 “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.”
Life Changing event that happened? Getting married to Shauna Nicholson 10.11.14
Meaghan Luis serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Potomac Youth Network under District Youth Director, John May. She is a graduate of Ground Zero Masters Commission and has been working in Youth Ministry and Girls Discipleship since 2007. Meaghan and her husband Mike have been happily married since May 2013. Currently they are serving as the Youth Pastors at Abundant Life church in Stephens City, VA. Meaghan and Mike just welcomed their first child, David, in February 2016.