Say Hello to Our Team!

Tom Herrick, Executive Director

Tom is the Executive Director of the Titus Institute for Church Planting, a ministry dedicated to establishing a church multiplication movement in North America. He is a church planter and has served as a catalyst for church multiplication at the regional and national levels since 1995. His work includes coaching and training church planters and network leaders, training and certifying coaches, performing assessments for prospective planters, developing strategic plans for churches, networks and dioceses, and teaching church planting for several seminaries in MDiv and DMin degree programs. Tom is a frequent conference speaker whose passion is to spread the vision for Great Commission Church Multiplication. Tom and Carol have been happily married for 33 years and live in Clifton, VA. They share life with their two adult children, Angela and Nick, daughter-in-law, Marie, and two precious grandbabies.

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Desiree Barker, Resource Director

Desiree 160x240Desiree has been actively involved in ministry for more than 25 years, primarily in education and discipleship. For many years she served as Adult Discipleship Director on the staff at All Saints Church, Woodbridge. She is an experienced administrator, teacher, spiritual director and retreat leader. Recently, she and her husband, Steve, founded Sure Foundation Ministry, a teaching ministry designed to train biblically literate lay leaders using a variety of Bible study, spiritual formation and leadership training tools.
Desiree appreciates God’s infinite creativity, and sees His hand in her experience and enjoyment of the creative process. Her background in design includes professional experience in space planning and design, and amateur dabbling in painting, costume and knitwear design. Desiree brings her administrative experience and appreciation for God’s creativity to her work at Titus. Desiree and Steve live in Woodbridge, Virginia and enjoy spending family time with their grown daughter, son-in-law and baby grandsons.

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Tim Howe, Executive Assistant

Tim Howe Clergy Photo July 2012

Tim Howe graduated from Trinity School for Ministry in Pennsylvania and was ordained to the priesthood in 1991. He has served churches in Fairhope, Alabama; Florence, Kentucky; and Gallatin, Tennessee.  A native of northern Virginia, he and his lovely bride Kim and their four children returned to northern Virginia in 2005 to assist in caring for Tim’s aged parents.
Since returning to Virginia, Tim has done a wide variety of supply work, worked at a bookstore, a web site development company, and was for a year the interim rector of Christ Our Lord Church in Woodbridge, Virginia.  He continues (for a short season) to work at UPS.
For the last three years, Tim has coordinated the L10:2 Intercessory Prayer Teams in support of the church planting efforts of the Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic (Anglican Church of North America), and is excited to be able to continue that work, and to now participate in the wider work fostered by the Titus Institute as well.
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Mary Beth Moore, Business Manager

Mary Beth Moore was born on the West Coast and has been steadily migrating to the East Coast ever since. She met her husband, Jay, at a Starbucks in Boulder, CO, married him 42 days later and have been married 20 years. At the University of Colorado, Mary Beth received her degree in accounting. After college, she became the Finance Director at the Housing Authority of the City of Boulder. She and Jay now live in Virginia, where Mary Beth has held a number of accounting positions, primarily for churches and other non-profits.

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Kathleen Adams, Intercessory Prayer Coordinator


Kathleen-AdamsPastor Kathleen Adams is currently ministering as Assisting Pastor at Grace Anglican Church in Oceanside, CA.  First Ordained in 1987, she has been involved in intercessory prayer for over 40 years. Kathleen organized and administrated the intercessors for the Diocese as it was in formation as well as serving as intercessor for various national conferences during that formation time: chief among them was for Tom’s Team at the Exponential Church Planting Conference in Orlando, FL. Among her passions and interests are church planting and coaching church planters and those seeking a deeper walk with the Lord.  Healing Ministries, Preaching and Teaching, Music, and working with folks in her parishes are also important to her. Kathleeen lives in Mission Viejo, CA, with her daughter, son-in-law and three grandchildren and is resident in the Diocese of Western Anglicans.

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