B.S. in Special Education, Bloomsburg University
M.A. in Religion, Evangelical School of Theology
Arlie started as the Assistant Pastor at CWC in 1981. He founded Meadowbrook Christian School in 1982 and was the first administrator. In 1989, Arlie became Lead Pastor of CWC.
As Lead Pastor, Arlie is responsible for vision-casting and leadership. He teaches God’s Word each week and shares how to apply it to everyday life. Read more…
BSME, Bucknell University Ministerial Training Program, The Wesleyan Church
Ken joined the staff at Christ Wesleyan in May 2002 as the Outreach, Evangelism, and Discipleship pastor. He filled his role until he transitioned into the role of Administrative Pastor in 2005.
As Administrative Pastor, Ken is responsible for the finances, facilities, business, and human resource areas of the church. He also meets with each of the staff pastors monthly to help support their ministry areas and ensure alignment with the church’s mission and vision.
BA, Church Music, Indiana Wesleyan University
Ryan has been in ministry since 2003, primarily serving as a Worship Arts Pastor. He spent two years as the Worship Arts Pastor at Grace Point Wesleyan in Brookings, South Dakota, one year as the Worship Director at Akron Church of God in Indiana, and three years interning at Christ Wesleyan in the Worship Arts Department.
Ryan’s role as the Worship Arts Pastor is to lead and oversee the various ministries, and over 200 volunteers that make up the Worship Arts Department at CWC. These include worship leading, directing theatre productions, Sunday prayer, band, choir, instrumentalists, Deaf Ministry, Soul Patrol Kids Choir, Worship Technologies, Media, and Communication.
BA, Music, Houghton College BA, Religion, Houghton College MDiv., Asbury Theological Seminary
Pastor Erik has been in ministry service since 2009, though his professional experience began in commercial banking. He worked for three years as choir director and worship leader at United Methodist Church in Lexington, Kentucky, and has been in Central Pennsylvania since 2012. Pastor Erik served as the solo pastor for the Elkland Charge Wesleyan Churches in Forksville, Pennsylvania, for two years before God led him to Christ Wesleyan in 2013.
Pastor Erik has a wide range of oversight. He coordinates all aspects of care ministry (both clergy and trained lay persons), oversees fellowship groups such as Best Years Fellowship, Men’s and Women’s Ministries, oversees weddings and funerals, guest services, manages the church database, handles benevolent requests, and coordinates the Next Steps (helping visitors become members) process.
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University MAE, Cumberland University
Mike has been on staff at CWC since August 2012. Previously, he served in part-time and volunteer church ministry roles leading worship. Before coming to CWC, Mike served as a high school math teacher and is currently enrolled in Wesley Seminary.
Mike’s role as Family Life Pastor is to champion faith development at home and church among families. He oversees children’s ministry, young adults, and serves alongside Pastor Branden and Jared Dimmick, and PLUG Youth Ministry.
Bachelors, Indiana Wesleyan University Youth Ministries & Business Administration
Branden joined the CWC pastoral team in 2008 and has served in youth ministry since then. He is also part of the PLUG Youth worship teams each week.
Branden’s role as Youth Pastor is to manage, lead, mentor, and care for CWC’s 6th-12th grade students.
Coursework in Business Administration Diploma in Elementary Education Theological Berea Seminary
Pastor Immer tiene cursos en administración de negocios y el diploma en la educación primaria. También es graduado del Seminario Teológico Berea.
In 1984, Immer founded an evangelistic ministry to his secular work (Goodyear). In 1999, he planted a church and served as an assistant pastor. He also worked as a radio announcer in a Christian radio station for 14 years. In 2011, Immer joined the staff team at CWC.
En 1984, Pastor Immer fundó un ministerio de evangelismo en su trabajo secular (Goodyear). En 1999, plantó una iglesia y sirvió como el asistente del pastor. También trabajó como locutor de radio en una emisora de radio cristiana por 14 años. En 2011, se unió al equipo de pastores de la iglesia Christ Wesleyan.
Immer’s role as Hispanic Ministries Pastor is to administer the functioning of special activities such as Bible studies, membership classes, baptism, counseling, Hispanic worship, and other ways of serving the local community.
La responsabilidad del Pastor Immer como Pastor de Ministerios Hispanos es de coordinar y dar liderazgo a varias actividades tales como los estudios bíblicos, las clases de miembros, los bautismos, la consejería, los servicios hispanos, los viajes misioneros y otros ministerios a la comunidad local e internacional.