Wesley United Methodist Church

Committees & Ministry Teams 2024

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*Indicates membership on the Administrative Council.


*Directing Pastor:                                                                                            Rev. Bradley Shumaker

*Director of Children’s Ministries:                                                                 Sarah Bergin

*Director of Youth Ministries:                                                                        Brock Warren

*Administrative Council Co-Chairs:                                                              Mark Hudson

*Administrative Council Recording Secretary:                                            Kait Jackson

*Lay Members to Annual Conference:                                                          Nancy Marlow & Stan McMorris

*Church Treasurer:                                                                                          Cleve Karch

*Financial Secretary:                                                                                       Mary Larson

*Church Historian:                                                                                           Joan Gregg

*Camping Coordinator:                                                                                   Pam Johnson

*CCELC Representative:                                                                                 Mark Hudson

*Sports Coordinator:                                                                                       Karen Karch


Church Council


Chairperson(s)                                                Mark Hudson                                   

Vice Chairperson                                             TBE                                                                                                                                                        

Recording Secretary                                        Kaitlin Jackson                      

Lay Leader                                                      Stan McMorris                      

CCLEC Representative                                    Mark Hudson                        

Camping Coordinator                                      Pam Johnson                         

Sports Coordinator                                          Karen Karch                          

Scouting Coordinator                                       Keith Kohanzo                      

Staff-Parish Relations Committee Chair/Rep.    Dustha Wahls                        

Finance Committee Chairperson/Rep.               Paul Wieck                           

Trustee Chairperson/Representative                  Eric Wahls                           

Missions Committee Chair/Rep.                       Maria Fichter-Wandling         

Church and Society Chair/Rep.                         Rich Wandling                      

Green Team Chair/Rep.                                   Robin Murray                        

Memorial Committee Chair/Rep.                      Gary Hawker                         

Worship Committee Chair/Rep.                        Nancy Marlow                       

Children’s Ministry Team                                TBE                                      

Adult Education Team                                     TBE                                      

Family Ministry Team                                     Cathy Fidler                          

Lay Members of Annual Conference Stan McMorris     &   Nancy Marlow 

Alternate Lay Member of Annual Conference    Erin Shumaker                           

Church Historian                                             Joan Gregg                            

United Methodist Youth Representative            Lois Baker                             

Treasurer                                                        Cleve Karch                          

Financial Secretary                                          Mary Larson                          

Director or Children and Adult Ministries         Sarah Gatton                          

Director of Youth Ministries                            Brock Warren                        

Pastor of Congregational Care                          Reverend Janice Kahl             

Directing Pastor                                              Reverend Bradley Shumaker   







                                                  WORK AREA COMMITTEES


Finance and Stewardship:  Chairperson Paul Wieck             Vice Chairperson – _____


          Class of 2024                     Class of 2025                   Class of 2026         

          Kerry Fearn                       Paul Wieck                        Dennis Pearson         

          Kim Coffey                       Matt Titus                        Jeannie Walters         

          Carol Adams                                                              Joy Schlesselman                    

          Treasurer – Cleve Karch

          Financial Secretaries – Mary Larson, Kris Hall                     

          Lay Leader –                     Stan McMorris                           

          Lay Member of Annual Conference   Nancy Marlow          

          Chairperson of Administrative Council – Betsy Jewell­­______           

          Representative from Trustees – TBD                                    

Representative from Staff-Parish Relations Committee –        TBD  


Memorial Committee:  Chairperson – Gary Hawker               Vice Chairperson –                                                


          Class of 2024                    Class of 2025                    Class of 2026         

          Carol Adams                     June Giffin                        Joan Gregg         

          Heather Socarras               Cheryl Lair                        Jonathan Mattson                            

          Sandi Ernst                        Gary Hawker                     Jim Ernst           


Committee on Nominations & Lay Leadership:  Chairperson – Rev. Brad Shumaker


          Class of 2024                     Class of 2025                    Class of 2026         

          Cathy Engelkes                  Kathy Hampton                 Cathy Fidler      

          Brock Warren                    Nancy Marlow                  Tammy Zuber    

          Bill Lair                            Tina Held                          Kate Keil           


          Lay Leader: _Stan McMorris___________



Staff-Parish Relations Committee:  Chairperson – Dustha Wahls    Vice Chairperson – ________


          Class of 2024                   Class of 2025                    Class of 2026         

          Michele Van Hise              Trevor Doughty                 Dustha Wahls    

          Bill Lair                            Kathy Hummel                  Becky Metzger  

          Sue Harvey                       Cathy Englekes                 Sharon Brinkmeyer                       


          Lay Leader:   Stan McMorris___________

          Lay Member to Annual Conference: ____________


Trustee Committee:  Chairperson – Eric Wahls                     Vice-Chairperson –                                                            


          Class of 2024                    Class of 2025                    Class of 2026         

          Eric Wahls                        Rod Symonds                    Alan Metzger         

          Andrew Fearn                    Carolyn Adkins                 Doyle Roach         

          Tina Held                          Jayne Ozier                       Jaime Sharp         



Green Team:  Chairperson – Robin Murray              

          Karen Clausing                  Rich Wandling                John Kramer                                        

          Dorothy Macy                   LeAnne Craig                  Kim Oslawski         


Church and Society:  Chairperson – Judy Brown          


          Brenda Crimmins              John Kramer             

          Robin Murray                    Kathy Wright                     Judy Brown         

          Leanne Craig                     Matt Titus                                            


Missions Committee:  Chairperson – Maria Fichter-Wandling


          Cheryl Lair                        Joan Gregg                        Jeannie Walters         

          Polly Claeys                      TBE                                 


Worship Committee:  Chairperson – Nancy Marlow                  Vice-Chairperson –                             

          Tina Green                        Nancy Marlow                   Stan Adkins           

          Carolyn Adkins                 Anne Rodgers                   Pam Johnson     

          Robyn Carr                       Carla Honselman               Danner Van Hise

          Liturgist Coordinator: Irene Strole      

           Usher Coordinator:    Keith Kohanzo

          Greeter Coordinator:  Sue Harvey


Ex-Officio Members: Director of Music: Michael Mellott, Musician: Ethan Hayward,    Technology: Brock Warren, Bell Choir Director: Elizabeth Halbe



Technology Committee:  Chairperson – Brock Warren 

          Mark Van Hise                  Danner Van Hise             Lauren Keltner                                        

          Jilli Symonds                    Erin Shumaker                Lauren Mellott         

















Children’s Ministry Team:  Chairperson –                _____

                                                  Ashley Boonstra              Kim Oslawski                                        

          Janet Truesdale                  Kaitlin Jackson                Pam Johnson         

          Staff: Sarah Gatton



Adult Ministry Team:  Chairperson –                       

          Keith Kohanzo                  Maria Fichter-Wandling   Irene Strole              

          Polly Claeys                      Nancy Marlow        

          Staff: Sarah Gatton



Youth Ministry Team:  Chairperson –_________________

          Dustha Wahls                    Megan Symonds              Jilli Symonds                                        

          Kaitlin Jackson                  Karen Karch                    Lisa Braden         

          Meg Mattson 

          Staff: Brock Warren


Family Ministry Team:  Chairperson – Cathy Fidler  

          Kathy Wright                    Wesley Allen                  Sherry Hawker         

          Kathy Hampton                 Cathy Engelkes               Lisa Braden         

          Rita Cox                 

          Staff: Sarah Gatton