Ministry Staff

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Senior Pastor

Rev. Ted Stepp & Family

Pastor Ted and his family came to us from North Eastern KY, in January of 2016. Pastor Ted served in Youth Ministry as a Youth Pastor for 6 years and then spent time in evangelism. He transitioned from evangelism to becoming our Pastor. Pastor Ted and his wife Emily have been married since September 2008 and they have been blessed with 3 boys, Elisha, Jeremiah and Isaiah. Pastor Ted is an ordained minister in The Christian Baptist Association in process of denominational transfer to The Wesleyan Church. Pastor Ted and Emily spend much of their time in our community loving on others and getting to know them. They love ministry and they love people. Their family truly feels called to live out being the body of Christ. In addition to the ministry of preaching Pastor Ted and his family serve our congregation in a variety of ways. Pastor Ted is available for crisis care, offers biblical pre-marital counseling, spiritual counseling, and discipleship training. They are staying excited to bring Christ's gospel message to our community, to help us grow in the Lord and reach the lost for Jesus .

Pastor Ted is very involved in our community & The KY-TN District of The Wesleyan Church. He is the Vice-President of The Monterey Ministerial Assocation, Ministerial Board Member of the Cumberland Grove Wesleyan Camp, Youth Camp Director for Cumberland Grove Wesleyan Youth Camp, and also sits on various commitees at our local Elementary School.

Email: pastorted@montereywesleyan.com

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Assistant Pastor

Rev David & Darlene Lucas

David has most recently served as pastor of the East Side Wesleyan Church in LaFollette, TN for 7 years while serving in the Wesleyan Church for the past 29 years. He currently serves on the KY/TN District Board of Ministerial Development (DBMD) of the Wesleyan Church. He graduated from Oakland City University with B.S. in HR, completed his ordination studies through The Wesleyan Church and Indiana Wesleyan University. He is currently attending Wesley Seminar for his MA in Ministry. David is married to his lovely wife Darlene; they have 5 grown children and 8 great grandchildren.

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Children’s Church Director

Tiffany Blair

Email: tiffany@montereywesleyan.com

Bio Coming Soon!

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Truth Seekers Leader

Nathanael Taylor

Email: nathanael@montereywesleyan.com

Bio & Picture Coming Soon!

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Local Board of Administration

Gabe Blair - Member at Large

Mary Heady - Sunday School Superintendent

Carolyn Rankin - Treasurer

Rev. David Lucas - Vice Chair



Sunday School Ministry

Rev. David Lucas - Adult Class

Emily Stepp - Preteen/Teen Class

Carolyn Rankin - Primary Class