Leadership Directory

Church Council – 2021

Chair: Al Watanabe
Vice Chair: Tracey Warren
Recording Secretary: Rayetta Mize
Lay Member to Annual Conference: Dennis Stone
Lay Leader: Lynn Dole
Church Treasurer: Paul Schultz
Chair Staff Parish Relations: Susan Reid
Chair Stewardship:
Chair Trustees: Wally Dietz
Chair Finance: Dave Crossman
Chair Worship: Tyler Lawrence
Chair Missions: Mary Beth Wert
Chair Asbury Care Team:
Pastor: Nick Robinson
Youth Council Chair: Lisa Earnest
Asbury Men Representative: Chuck VanNatta
At Large Member – 2020-21: Margaret Herndon
At Large Member – 2020-21: Edgar Katterhenry
At Large Member – 2021-22: Peggy Dell
At Large Member – 2021-22: Brandon Richards

Administrative Areas – 2021

Board of Trustees

2019-21: Jake Fitzsimmons – Vice Chair; Elevator, Facility Engineering, Fire Alarms
2019-21: Penni Lashua – CMO Board Representative; Kitchen
2019-21: Stan Maddox – Secretary, Parsonage, Documentation
2020-22: Wally Dietz – Chair; Electrical, General Maintenance, Trailers, Parking Lot
2020-22: Doug Warren – Plumbing, Trash and Recycling
2020-22: Beale Delano – Contracts, Insurance, Janitorial Services, Pest Control
2021-23: Curtis Axsom – Audio/Video/Lighting (AVL) Equipment; Grounds Maintenance; Sprinkler System, Scout Liaison
2021-23: Russell Growe – HVAC
2021-23: Angie May – Security, Telephones, Internet, Office Equipment

Permanent Endowment Fund

Chair: Dave Crossman
At Large Member: Chris Iorio
At Large Member: Jeff Blasdel


Chair: Dave Crossman
Pastor: Nick Robinson
Lay Member to Annual Conference: Dennis Stone
Chairperson of the Church Council: Alan Wantanabe
Chairperson of Staff-Parish Relations: Susan Reid
Representative of the Trustees:
Chairperson of Stewardship:
Lay Leader: Lynn Dole
Financial Secretary: Shawn Wadell
Church Treasurer: Paul Schultz

Stewardship Committee

2019-21: Ed Pendleton
2020-21: Wayne Reid
2020-22: Fernando Herndon

Staff Parish Relations Committee

Chair: Susan Reid
Pastor: Nick Robinson
Lay Member to Annual Conference: Dennis Stone
Lay Leader: Lynn Dole
2019-21: Dan Kirkling
2019-21: Don Leggiero
2019-21: Tammy Maddox
2020-22: Gary Garitson
2020-22: Don Robertson
2020-22: Susan Reid
2021-23: Roselyn Johnston
2021-23: Sally Riddle
2021-23: Samantha Steele

Nominations and Leadership Development

Pastor/Chair: Nick Robinson
Lay Leader: Lynn Dole
2019-21: Cheryl Brosey
2019-21: Lin Dietz
2019-21: Kim Schultz
2020-22: Jerry Haskell
2020-22: Jim Major
2020-22: Denny Taylor
2021-23: Open
2021-23: Open
2021-23: Open

Ministry Areas – 2021

Team 0 – Lead Team

Ministry Leader:  Jeff Blasdel
Prayer Leader: Sally Riddle
Recruiter: Samantha Steele
Encourager: Currently Open
Teacher: Debbie Frazier

Team 1 – Outreach

Ministry Leader:  Steve Ferdon
Prayer Leader: Pat Legger
Recruiter: Lynn Dole
Encourager: Currently Open
Teacher: Mendi Richards

Asbury Men:  Chuck VanNatta
Medical Missions:
Mission Columbus: Steve Ferdon
Pit Stop: Dot Kirkling
Red Bird Mission:
Asbury Brown County:
Ecumenical Assembly Representative: Susan Whipker

Mission Committee
Chair: Mary Beth Wert
2019-21: Jo Childs
2019-21: John Smith
2019-21: Candy Spiker
2020-22: Gary Bardonner
2020-22: Bruce Riddle
2020-22: Nancy Taylor

Team 2 – WOW (Welcome)

Ministry Leader:  Paul Schultz
Prayer Leader: Wayne Reid
Recruiter: Bruce Riddle
Encourager: Currently Open
Teacher: Beale Delano

Usher and Greeter Coordinator:  
Parking Lot Coordinator:   

Team 3 – Tech Arts

Ministry Leader:  Kevin Earnest
Prayer Leader: Don Leggiero
Encourager: Dan Kirkling
Teacher: Dennis Stone

Website Team: Kevin Earnest
Archivist: Dan Kirkling
Banner Coordinator: Nancy Taylor
Credence Table Coordinator: Penni Lashua

Team 4 – Worship

Ministry Leader:  Tyler Lawrence
Prayer Leader: Kerry Meyer
Recruiter: Penni Lashua
Encourager: Gary Bardonner

Worship Leader: Tyler Lawrence
Traditional Worship Planners:
Contemporary Worship Planners:  
Bell Choir: Ed Bruenjes
Organist: Ed Bruenjes
Communion Coordinators: Dave and Janice Fisher
Acolyte Coordinator: Lynn Dole
Seasonal Decorations:

Team 5 – Care & Follow-up

Ministry Leader:  Dot Kirkling
Prayer Leader: Brandon Richards
Recruiter: Sherri Waltz
Encourager: Kathy Meyer
Teacher: Kim Schultz

Asbury Connection Team: Kim Schultz
Pastor’s Breakfast: Team 5
Attendance Follow-up: Team 5
Prayer Ministry: Linda Garitson
Hospital Visitation: Lin Dietz
Nursing Home and Homebound Visitation: Pat Legger
Calling Committee: Dot Kirkling
Funeral Dinners: Debbie Frazier; Pat Legger
Asbury Knitters:
Barnabas Ministry (College Students): Kathy Meyer
Fun Committee:
Wedding Coordinators: April Bardonner
Pew Stewards: Janice Fisher
The Well Coordinators:  Penni Lashua
Library: Dot Kirkling

Team 6 – Children & Youth

Ministry Leader:  Heidi Warren
Prayer Leader: Margaret Herndon
Recruiter: Lisa Earnest
Encourager: Currently Open
Teacher: April Bardonner

Confirmation Class:
Sunday School:
Asbury Kids:
Children’s Education Coordinator: Heidi Warren
Youth Council Chair: Lisa Earnest
Youth Council At Large Members: Tami Iorio; Tracey Warren
Workcamp Coordinators: Lisa Earnest; Tracey Warren; Steve and Mary Ferdon
Garage Sales:

CMO Advisory Board
Chair: Heidi Warren
Director: Kit Akins
Pastor: Nick Robinson
July 2018-June 2021: Tyla Kelley
July 2018-June 2021:
July 2019-June 2022: Kendra Phillabaum
July 2019-June 2022: Carolyn Stickans

Team 7 – Life Groups

Ministry Leader:  Tom Brosey
Prayer Leader: Joe Mickel
Recruiter: Linda Garitson
Encourager: Mary Sue Stone
Teacher: Ron Brock


Computer Committee
At Large Member: Edgar Katterhenry
At Large Member: Dennis Stone

Scouting Representative: Curtis Axsom

Leadership Guideline Information

Information related to various administrative groups and ministries of the church can be found here.