Pastor Branden Mestach

Branden Mestach

Lead Pastor

Education
Bachelors, Indiana Wesleyan University Youth Ministries & Business Administration
Masters, Wesley Seminary Ministry Leadership

Experience
Branden is married to Nikky and they have one child. He joined the CWC pastoral team in 2008, and has served in youth ministry until August 2019 when he became the full-time campus pastor for Sunbury Campus. He was also part of the PLUG Youth worship teams.

Role
Lead Pastor

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Pastor Ken Paulhamus

Ken Paulhamus

Administrative/Congregational Care Pastor

Education
BSME, Bucknell University Ministerial Training Program, The Wesleyan Church

Experience
Ken is married to Loretta, and 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.

Role
Administrative/Congregational Care Pastor

Pastor Ryan Brosious

Ryan Brosious

Executive/Sunbury Campus Pastor

Education
BA, Church Music, Indiana Wesleyan University

Experience
Ryan is married to Amanda, the Worship Administrative Director, and they have three children. He 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. In 2021, he transitioned to the role of Executive/Sunbury Campus Pastor and continues to direct our Christ Wesleyan Theatre Productions ministry which he has led since 2009.

Role
Executive/Sunbury Campus Pastor

Pastor Mike Sweigard

Mike Sweigard

Worship Pastor

Education
BS, Business music, Trevecca Nazarene University MA, Cumberland University, MA, Children, Youth, and Family Ministry, Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan

Experience
Mike is married to Jill and they have three children. Before coming to CWC, Mike taught high school math and served in volunteer and part-time roles leading worship. Since coming to CWC in 2012, Mike has served in Youth, Young Adults, and Family Life Ministry, before becoming Worship Pastor. Mike also has the passion and privilege to serve marriage ministry and ministerial students at Christ Wesleyan.

Role
Worship Pastor

Pastor Eddie Witkowski

Eddie Witkowski

Youth Pastor

Education
BS, Religion, Trevecca Nazarene University
Experience
Eddie is married to Yana and they have two children. He has been on staff at CWC since August 2019 and Eddie spent the previous 10 years in full-time youth ministry in Houston, TX and Nashville, TN.
Role
Eddie’s role as Youth Pastor is to manage, lead, mentor, and care for CWC’s 6th-12th grade students.

Pastor Mandy Rhodes

Mandy Rhodes

Children's Ministry Pastor

Education
BA, Tusculum College Education, Greeneville Tennessee, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Experience
Pastor Mandy is married to Eric and have four children. Mandy joined the team in 2011 as the Upper Elementary Director. She has partnered with Meadowbrook Christian School to minister to children through the education program and counseling high school students.

Role
As Children’s Ministry Pastor, Mandy oversees the KidzWay program of nearly 250 children each Sunday and over 100 volunteers on the KidzWay team.

Pastor Immer Ramirez

Immer Ramirez

Hispanic Ministries Pastor/Pastor de Ministerios Hispanos

Education/Educación 
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.

Experience/Experiencia
Immer is married to Jeanette. 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.

Role/Responsabilidad
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.

Pastor Kyle Roberts

Kyle Roberts

Spiritual Formation/Young Adults Pastor

Education
Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries from Indiana Wesleyan University
Masters of Practical Theology from Indiana Wesleyan University

Experience
Kyle is married to Chloe and has been part of CWC for 2 years. He first came to the door at CWC through the pastoral residency program. He was previously a pastoral intern and later became Assistant Pastor at Sweetser Wesleyan Church in Indiana, and then the Resident Chaplain at Indiana Wesleyan University before arriving at CWC.

Role
Spiritual Formation/Young Adults Pastor

Pastor Billy Robel

Billy Robel

Recovery Church Pastor

Education
Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Leadership – Nazarene Bible College
Associate of Applied Science in Christian Ministry – Indiana Wesleyan University
Certified Recovery Specialist – Harrisburg Community College

Experience
Billy is married to Shawnee and they have two kids. He has been part of Christ Wesleyan Church for twenty years. Within the early years of His faith, he felt called into the ministry, and has served and ministered in the community with the White Deer and Gaudenzia Recovery Ministries. He joined the staff at CWC in 2021 as the Recovery Pastor serving those who struggle with addictions and their families. Billy is really excited to be used by God in leading a recovery church at the Sunbury Campus and cannot wait to see the lives that are changed.

Role
To serve those who struggle with addictions and their families, and to see lives changed here on earth, and for eternity.

Pastor Caleb Swartz

Caleb Swartz

Counseling Ministries Pastor

Education
BS, Education & Citizenship, M. Ed. Counseling, Bloomsburg University

Experience
Caleb is married to Michelle and they have a beautiful daughter with an incredible adoption story! He has called CWC his church home since 2001 and before overseeing the Counseling Ministries at CWC, he served as the Spiritual Formation Director at Christ Wesleyan Church for 5 years. Prior to working at CWC, Caleb worked as a Behavior Specialist and Mobile Therapist. He began his career working in higher education counseling at-risk students and serving on an admissions team. Caleb completed his National Counselor’s Examination and is now in the five-year process of earning his LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) credential from the state of Pennsylvania.

Role
Pastor Caleb oversees the Counseling Practice at CWC offering services as a counselor for our congregation and community. He also provides pastoral and clinical leadership for Support Groups at CWC.

Directors

Caleb Baney

Facilities Director

Ryan Lahr

Information Services Assistant Director

Anna Belle Deitrick

HR/Finance Assistant Director

Chad Heise

Finance/Global Ministries Director

Mike Wright

Information Services Director

Sharon Davis, LCSW

Counselor

Shirley Homan

Kidzway Guatemala Director

Brent Mestach

Creative Director of Graphics/Broadcast

Gary Young

Worship Technologies Director

Tabitha Gessner

Connections Director

Cameron Edinger

Creative Director of Film/Storytelling

Mary Tyler

Communication Director

Holly Mestach

Worship Development/Outreach Director

Meadowbrook Christian School

Kristen Devlin

Meadowbrook Christian School Administrator

The Well Ministries 

Secretaries

Kathy Klodnicki

Administrative Office

Lori Schramp

Kidzway & Youth

Chris Reichard

Congregational Care

Loretta Paulhamus

Administrative Assistant

Becky Klinger

Executive

Support Staff

Wendy Brosious

Receptionist

Trisha Paulhamus

Receptionist

Judy Criswell

Receptionist

MaryAnn Paul

Receptionist