Meet the Ministry Staff

Our ministry professionals are fully dedicated to coming alongside you and your family as you seek to follow God's call in your lives as parents and children.  With various years of experience and varying degrees of expertise, they seek to serve God, and you as a homeschool family. The school is operated by the Board of Walkersville Christian Fellowship which has appointed a school Advisory Board consisting of parents of enrolled and or graduated students. They oversee the financial and general development of the school. Please feel free to call the school or the board members to inquire about the program. School financial statements are available upon request.


Part-Time Staff, Interns and Volunteers: The part-time office staff is made up of people who assist WCFS in a wide variety of ways, including audio and video production, the newsletter mailing, website development, and helping to manage certain WCFS events such as the workshops, the Family Leadership Conference and EXPO. Without the Part-Time Staff, Interns and Volunteers the School would not be able to function as smoothly or effectively.

Gary Cox


Gary received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible with a minor in Christian Education from Washington Bible College in Lanham, Maryland. After college, he taught math and science in Christian junior and senior high schools for eight years. He also has ten years administrative experience in education and business. Through his research for home instruction, Gary acquired much paralegal experience. As part of graduate work, he developed the home instruction program for the Walkersville Christian Fellowship - the sponsoring church of WCFS. Gary enjoys carpentry and farming as family hobbies; all ten of his children were home-instructed.  Gary has served as the Senior Pastor at Walkersville Christian Fellowship since 1980. He and his wife Sally have been married for 45 years. 

Becky Wyand

Academic Supervisor

Becky attended Juniata College, Shepherd College, and Shippensburg University where she received her Master's in Education. Besides being a help to her husband and raising two sons in the Lord, Becky taught and was later principal of a Christian school. She loves reading and shares with her husband the "hobby" of ministering to others in their home. Becky has served and encouraged homeschool moms to love their husbands and children for over 30 years.

     Joel Fischer


Joel joined WCFS in August of 2017. Both he and  his wife, Mikaela,  were home schooled from K-12 in the Pacific Northwest. Joel received a Bachelor’s from Thomas Edison University, NJ and a law
degree from Oak Brook College of Law, CA. Joel and Mikaela have three  young children, Liam, Ada and Emilia  and are active members of WCF Church. 
 Joel is an aficionado of radio drama,  and tries to always keep at least one audio book in his car and one real book on his nightstand. He also loves dogs, sings ballads, and devours ambrosia salad.

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