Meet our Pastors
Doug Tzan, Senior Pastor
The Rev. Dr. Douglas Tzan is an ordained elder in the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Doug, his wife Mandy, and their two daughters have been a part of the the Sykesville Parish family for more than a decade, first serving as Associate Pastor before being appointed Senior Pastor. Doug also serves as the Director of the Doctor of Ministry and Course of Study Programs and Assistant Professor of Church History and Mission at Wesley Theological Seminary. He earned a Ph.D. from Boston University; M.Div. with Distinction from Iliff School of Theology; and BAr.Sc. from South Carolina College, University of South Carolina.
Tiffany Patterson, Associate Pastor
Rev. Tiffany Patterson is an ordained elder in the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. She and her two children arrived at the Sykesville Parish at the height of COVID in 2020, but they quickly become a cherished part of our church family. Tiffany previously served in ministry at Presbury UMC, Edgewater, MD, and Cranberry UMC, Perryman, MD.
Buzz Baker, Lay Leader
Pat Komiske, Administrative Council Chair
Kim Donnelly, Youth Coordinator
Colleen Goodman, Administrative Assistant
Judy Law, Choir Director