Pastor Branden Mestach

Branden Mestach

Lead Pastor

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

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

Lead Pastor

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Pastor Ryan Brosious

Ryan Brosious

Sunbury Campus/Theatre Ministries Pastor

BA, Church Music, Indiana Wesleyan University

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. In 2023, he moved to fully focusing on our Sunbury Campus and is the Sunbury Campus/Theatre Ministries Pastor (including our Christ Wesleyan Theatre Productions ministry which he has led since 2009).

Sunbury Campus/Theatre Ministries Pastor

Pastor Ken Paulhamus

Ken Paulhamus

Administrative/Congregational Care Pastor

BSME, Bucknell University Ministerial Training Program, The Wesleyan Church

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 and began overseeing Congregational Care in 2019.

Administrative/Congregational Care Pastor

Pastor Mike Sweigard

Mike Sweigard

Online Campus Pastor

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

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, Family Life Ministry, Worship Pastor, before becoming Online Campus Pastor. Mike also has the passion and privilege to serve Marriage Ministry, ministerial students, and Residency Program at Christ Wesleyan.

Online Campus Pastor

Pastor Immer Ramirez

Immer Ramirez

Hispanic Ministries Pastor/Pastor de Ministerios Hispanos

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.

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.

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 Eddie Witkowski

Eddie Witkowski

Youth Pastor

BS, Religion, Trevecca Nazarene University
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.
Eddie’s role as Youth Pastor is to manage, lead, mentor, and care for CWC’s 6th-12th grade students.

Pastor Chris Claassen

Chris Claassen

Children's Ministry Pastor

BA, Music Education, Western Michigan University
MA, Ministry Leadership, Wesley Seminary

Chris is married to Sharon, and they have three adult children. He has been in ministry since 2000, primarily serving as a Children’s Pastor. He has served in several large churches, including Kentwood Community in Grand Rapids, MI, and Revive Wesleyan in Hamburg, NY.

Children’s Pastor

Pastor Kyle Roberts

Kyle Roberts

Spiritual Formation/Young Adults Pastor

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

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.

Spiritual Formation/Young Adults Pastor

Pastor Caleb Swartz

Caleb Swartz

Counseling Ministries Pastor

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

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.

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.

Pastor Billy Robel

Billy Robel

Recovery Church Ministries Pastor

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

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 Church Ministries Pastor serving those who struggle with addictions and their families. Billy is really excited to be used by God in leading a recovery ministry at the Sunbury Campus and cannot wait to see lives changed.

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

Pastor Holly Mestach

Holly Mestach

Worship & Outreach Pastor

Bachelors, Kingswood University – Religion with focus in Worship

Holly is married to Brent and they have three children. She joined the CWC team in 2021 as the Worship Development and Outreach Director before finishing her requirements to join the CWC pastoral team in 2023.

Worship & Outreach Pastor


Caleb Baney

Facility Director

Anna Belle Deitrick

HR/Finance Director

Chad Heise

Global Ministries Director

Sharon Davis, LCSW


Mike Wright

Information Systems Director

Cameron Edinger

Creative Director of Film/Story Telling

Amanda Brosious

Worship Administrative Director

Brent Mestach

Creative Director of Communications/Broadcast

Gary Young

Technical Director

Tabitha Gessner

Connections Director

Nate Hart

Assistant Technical Director

Ben DeVito

Finance Director

Meadowbrook Christian School

Kristen Devlin

Meadowbrook Christian School Superintendent

The Well Ministries 

Ryan Torrey

Well Fit Director/Well Coffee House Manager


Lori Schramp

Children's & Youth Ministries Secretary

Chris Reichard

Administrative/Congregational Care Secretary

Loretta Paulhamus

Administrative Assistant

Crystal Swope

Spiritual Formation/Counseling/Church Online Secretary

Mary Tyler

Sunbury Campus/Theatre Ministries Secretary

Support Staff

Alissa Wolfe

Food Pantry Coordinator

Bryn Rhoades

Children's Ministry Sunday Morning Coordinator

Shirley Homan

Child Sponsorship Coordinator

Wendy Brosious


Judy Criswell


MaryAnn Paul


Trisha Paulhamus


Caleb McKee

Information Support Specialist

Valerie Elsasser

Sunbury Children's Ministry Coordinator