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Pastor David has been under appointment to Wheeler Church since July, 2005.  He is a graduate of Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary. Touch bases with Pastor David via E-Mail here

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Welcome to Wheeler United Methodist Church administration blog post.  This is where we’ll be publishing minutes from the Ministry Table as well as important updates relating to the administration and functions around the Church.  Please keep referring to this Blog to keep updated on what’s happening in and around Wheeler United Methodist Church.

Ministry Table Minutes – December 10, 2017

Meeting topic was Ministry Table and volunteering/ nominating staff persons for various areas of ministry concentration.


Lay Leader- Matt McGinley, previously elected by church congregation

Council Chairperson- Marv Brickner

Treasurer- Becky Gierke

Recording Secretary- Shiloh Banning

Finance Staff Person- Les Buchanan

Building/Grounds Staff Person- Jeremy Banning with Steve Gierke as assistant

Staff Parish Relations Staff Person (SPRC)- Kit Runion

Congregational Care Staff Person- Patti Stout

Missions Staff Person- Patti Stout

F.U.U.N. Staff Person- Debbie Kane

Worship Staff Person- Steve Gierke

Intentional Faith Development Staff Person- Matt McGinley

It was then decided that several committees would need subcommittees including but not limited to SPRC, Building/Grounds, FUUN

SPRC sub-committee to include Marv and Les

Concluded meeting with agreement of continuing meetings on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 pm with the next meeting set for Tuesday, January 9, at 7 pm.



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