Meet the Staff


Pastor Chris Waddle

(515) 382-6536

Worship Arts Coordinator

Jo McFarland

(515) 382-6536 ext. 14

Administrative Assistant

Janet Johnson

(515) 382-6536 ext. 11

Minister of Youth and Christian Discipleship

Denton Nissley

(515) 382-6536 ext. 12

Financial Secretary

Gil Petersen

(515) 382-6536


Mark Ambrose

(515) 382-6691


Monica Nissley

(515) 382-6536

Church Lay Leadership

Keith Hobson, Church Council Chair

Nancy Sheridan, Lay Leader

Kim Stephens, Education

Jon Barton, Education

Cindy Shelledy, Education

Liz Hertz, Church and Community Relations

Kat Tichenor, Finance/Stewardship

Pastor Chris Waddle, Leadership Development

Sheri Harrison, Hospitality and Caring

Duane Brodie, Memorial

Kathy Pettinger, Missions

Lisa Oxley, Missions

James Stephens, Staff-Pastor-Parish Relations

Jim Shelledy, Trustees

Leanne Harter, United Methodist Women (UMW)

Sara Shill, United Methodist Women (UMW)

Pastor Chris Waddle, Worship

Jo McFarland, Worship

Jan Monson, Stephen Ministry

Josh Houston, Fair Stand (At Large)

Dan Sloan, Technology (At Large)

Ellen Anderson, At Large

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing. —1 Thessalonians 5:11 (NRSV)