“Reaching people and families so they can become fully devoted followers of Christ”

At Bowie City Church we believe that God has called us to be passionate about four things: those who don’t know God, the family, the city and the Kingdom.

Meet Our Leaders


Dione Bowlding II

Senior Pastor

Pastor Dione is a former youth pastor and firefighter who has stepped into his calling to be lead pastor of a church. Dione is husband to Malvina and father to two sons, Jonathan and Marshall. Dione is also the Prince George’s County Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. 

Jason Craig

Executive Pastor

Jason is husband to Julie and father to two girls, Cara and Emma.

During the week, Jason is a professor at Marymount University and at BCC he shares the teaching and pastoral responsibilities with Dione. 

Luke and Ellen Gustafson

City Youth

Luke works as a horticulture educator and Ellen is an office manager. They enjoy being full-time aunt and uncle to many nieces and nephews (related & honorary). They are passionate about loving people of all ages and helping them grow in their faith. They also lead our YA City Group..

Janelle Rigler

City Kids – (0-5yrs)

Janelle is a mother to Caleb and wife to Sean and two very active puppies. Janelle brings her experience as a pre-school teacher to our Explorers group as she teaches them that Jesus loves them and He wants to be their friend.



Milford and Elizabeth Craig

Care Ministry

Milford and Elizabeth Craig welcome every guest each week with a warm smile and a caring approach that makes guests feel at home. From making coffee, to shaking hands, Milford and Elizabeth care for everyone. 

Malvina Bowlding City Kids (K-5th)

Malvina (Mal) is an elementary teacher through the week and oversees our City Kids ministry. Mal loves to see children learn about Jesus on Sundays and then put into practice those lessons through the week..