Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

Pastor Keith Rupp, Senior Pastor

Pastor Keith sees his responsibility as encouraging and equipping believers for ministry; and his desire is to reach and teach our world for Christ.
Call to ministry start: 1982
Pastor at West since: 1995
Education: Degrees from Fort Wayne Bible College and Bethel College
Family: Wife Cindy, son Matt, daughter-in-law Erin, and grandchildren Drake and Lenyx

Josh Maller, Youth Pastor

Josh has a desire to see growth within the lives of youth. So he uses a relational ministry that focuses on discipleship as a means of growth. He believes he is called to help youth see that everyone has a purpose in God’s eyes.
Pastor at West since: 2014
Education: A degree in Bible and Ministry from Bethel College
Family: Wife Jenna, and daughters Jadalyn and Jayne

Michelle Wolf, Children’s Director

Michelle is passionate about reaching and teaching children for Jesus Christ. Michelle and her husband Jeremy have two daughters Carissa and Carley.
Position: Director of Children’s Ministries
Education: Degree from the University of Saint Francis
Family: Husband Jeremy, daughters Carissa and Carley

Kristi Cressman, Outreach Director

Kristi is enthusiastic about building relationships with others and organizing positive and spiritual-filled events. She also enjoys using her creativity to design promotional materials for events and other activities for the church.  
Education: Degree from Ball State University
Family: Husband Dustin and Children Leigha, Gabe, and Grant

Linda Mann, Administrative Assistant

It is her desire to be of assistance to the pastoral staff and church body.
Position: Administrative Assistant since 2005
Family: Husband Allen, three children Kelly, Jeremy, and Meagan, and 5 grandchildren