Meet Our Staff

Frank Short
Lead Pastor
fshort@nhcnazarene.org
 
Pastor Frank is an Ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry. Frank received his theological training at Nazarene Bible College in Colorado and Chesapeake Bible College Maryland. He has served in full-time ministry since 1999. This has been through Para-church organizations, such as the Navigators and Joyce Meyer Ministries, as well as pastoral ministries in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Colorado. 
 
Frank has been married to his wife, Laura Lee, for 32 years. They have two adult children. Their daughter Samantha, along with Son-in-law Nick, granddaughter Penelope and grandson Lawson, live in Crownsville, MD are are currently part of a church plant in Marriotsville, MD. Their son Dustin, along with their daughter-in-law Lexi and granddaughter Indigo, live in Colorado Springs, CO. They both work full time for the Navigator ministry at Glen Eyrie Conference enter. 
 
 

Darin Parry

Youth & Young Adults Pastor

Pastor Darin joined the staff at New Holland Nazarene in June of 2009. He joins us from Melrose, MA with his lovely wife, Marcia,and 3 beautiful daughters, Ashley, Kayla, and Mia. Pastor Darin is a graduate of Eastern Nazarene College, as well as Nazarene Theological Seminary. He loves playing with his daughters, going for walks with Marcia, hanging out with teens, and serving the Lord.

Pastor Darin believes God cares about our joys, sorrows, fears, and hurts. That’s why God sent Jesus to calm the storms of life, to teach us the rhythms of His grace, and to reveal God’s insatiable love for us! Along the way we laugh, cry, serve, share, and grow together.
 

Allyson Roden

Children’s Pastor, & Interim Kinder-Haus Director
Pastor Ally joined the staff at New Holland Nazarene in August of 2016. She joined us from Chicago Heights, Il. with her nephews, Jonathan and Tyler, niece Katelyn, and their three dogs, Thor, Lee, and Sam. 
 
Pastor Ally graduated from Olivet Nazarene University in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Children’s Ministry. She loves spending time with her nephews and her dogs, coffee, all things super heroes, having epic Nerf Wars, hanging out with children, and teaching them about Jesus.
 
Pastor Ally believes that families play a vital role in the church and seeks to equip families to be the spiritual disciples of their children. She believes that every child, no matter how small, is fully capable of having an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ and seeks to cultivate spiritual growth in the children’s department.
 
 
 

Sarah Miller

Office Administrator
 
Sarah joined the Church Office in February of 2017, although she has been attending and involved at NHCN for more than 20 years. She lives in East Earl with her husband and two daughters.
Sarah’s top two favorite bible verses are “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” Romans 12:12, and “The Lord will fight for you, you need only to be still.” Exodus 14:14.