Meet Our Staff

Rose Maple

Office Administrator

Not only does Rose keep our office in shape, but she also serves as the connection point for all kinds of work we do as a church in the community. She's a local Eastporter and brings years of administrative experience to our shared work.

JoAnn Kulesza

Director of Music

While not accompanying and directing the incredible music ministry of Eastport United Methodist, she is also the musical director of the Opera Theatre Program at the Peabody Conservatory and the Director of the Arundel Vocal Arts Society. Her life-long love of music inspires us to make a joyful noise.

Diesha Contee

Community Navigator

Diesha is a superstar. Diesha tirelessly works to connect our community and resources through the Eastport Community Food Pantry and many other community events. 

Chris Broadwell


Pastor Chris was appointed to Eastport United Methodist in 2019 after serving other churches in Maryland, Boston, and New Orleans. He loves to create spaces for vibrant and inclusive worship for all people, help people discover their gifts for service, and lead people in outreach, mission, and hospitality. He and his spouse have two kids who love to sing.