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In our Wesleyan Methodist tradition, we recognize that we are all ministers in Christ�s work, and we are given gifts, talents, and abilities from God for all manner of ministries. However, we do have certain individuals who, by virtue of training or ability, have specific duties and titles within our church fellowship.


Rev. Sharon A. Brown Christopher, Illinois Area Bishop
Michael Eischen, Conference Superintendent
Rev. James P. McClarey, Sr., Transitional Pastor
Michelle Draper, Administrative Assistant
Mary White, Financial Assistant
Lloyde Dees, Parish Visitor
Connie Wieck, Missionary


Jeung-Yoon Lee, Organist
Marlys Scarbrough, Children�s Choir Director
Lucinda Zink, Chancel Choir Director


Daniel Tomlinson, Custodian