Our Pastors & Support Staff

Our Pastors and Support Staff

Rev. Richard Deisler

Rev. Richard Deisler

Pastor Rick and his wife Bonita have three children, all of which are graduates of Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU). Joshua, who now teaches middle-school in Indiana. Nathan is a carpenter working at IWU and is married to his lovely wife Darcy, a registered nurse at Ball Memorial Hospital in Indiana. And Abigail, who lives here in Ottawa Lake and is working as a registered nurse at Toledo Hospital. The Deislers have been serving WWC since 1988. Both Pastor Rick & Bonita are Sunday school teachers, involved with most of the programs at the church as well as in the community.

Pastor Todd Whittum

Pastor Todd Whittum

Pastor Todd Whittum and his wife Terry have four children and two grandchildren. Joshua (Bree), Caleb, Katie and Emily. Emily is a senior at Whiteford High School. They have been serving WWC for 8 yrs. Pastor Todd & Terry are both active members within the church and the community. Their involvement includes Sunday school teacher, music and children’s ministries.

Pastor Ben Ufford

Pastor Ben Ufford

Pastor Ben Ufford, our newest addition, is a graduate from IWU and currently working with our teens. Ben will be getting
married to Rachel in May 2017

Harriet Paden

Harriet Paden

Administrative Assistant

Harriet Paden and husband, Matthew, have been married for 43 years and have 3 adult children, John, Stacie & Matthew. Matthew is married to Rebecca. Matt & Harriet are proud grandparents to Mackenzie (13). Harriet has been serving WWC since 1990 and is administrative/secretary since 1998. She is director of our WKFM program and is involved in our children’s ministry programs.