Staff

Rev. Dr. Matt Hadley

Rev. Dr. Matt Hadley

  Senior Pastor
  (414) 964-2424 ext. 222

In July of 2016, the United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay welcomed Pastor Matt as our Lead Pastor. Pastor Matt received his Master’s of Divinity degree in 1992 with a special emphasis Pastoral Care and Counselling and his Doctor of Ministry degree in Preaching from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington D.C. He serves beyond the […]

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Rev. PyungAhn “Peace” Kim

Rev. PyungAhn “Peace” Kim

  Associate Pastor
  (414) 964-2424 ext. 224

Pastor Peace joins us at UMCWFB with his wife, Jong Jin, their six-year-old daughter, Claire, and their eighteen-month-old son, Clay. Peace, whose Korean name “PyungAhn” means peace, grew up in a Christian home where his parents have taught through their lives the importance of faith, family, and respect for others, especially the elderly and the […]

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Rev. Tshishinen Mpoyo

Rev. Tshishinen Mpoyo

  Pastor of Outreach
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 216

Pastor Tshishinen Chingej Mpoyo – you may call her Pastor Rachel – was born in a small town call Sandoa in Democratic Republic of Congo. She is married to Rev. Mulongo Mpoyo, an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church, serving at Bethany Calvary and Alders gate UMC. They have two sons: Eric Mukachung who […]

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Rev. Gerry Harrison

Rev. Gerry Harrison

  Pastor
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 215

Gerry Harrison is an elder ordained in the United Methodist Church and has served a number of congregations in Wisconsin, as well as serving as a Dist. Superintendent, supervising a number of congregations and their pastors. She is currently retired and has been serving part time at Whitefish Bay for over 10 years and serves […]

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Monica Bessette

Monica Bessette

  Director of Carpenter's Shop Christian Daycare
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 115

As daycare director, Monica extends our church mission to Love, Care and Serve to the families, children and staff of the daycare.

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Neil Bubke

Neil Bubke

  Director of Music & Fine Arts Ministries
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 213

Neil leads all aspects of the vibrant music ministry program at UMCWFB, from handbells and Requiems to exuberant children’s musicals. Contact him to participate! He enjoys making beautiful music, seeing relationships grow among ensemble members, and feeling the Holy Spirit touch the congregation through music, dance, and art.

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Joelle Karth

Joelle Karth

  Director of Adult Discipleship
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 233

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Dan Murphy

Dan Murphy

  Church Custodian
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 323

Dan is the minister of clean! He oversees care of our building and grounds.

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Nell Nash

Nell Nash

  Director of Care and Women's Ministry
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 218

Nell coordinates all aspects of care, which include oversight of a Care Team, follow up on folks who’ve missed worship, visits to Homebound Members, Stephen Ministers and Prayer Shawls, Beads and Handkerchiefs.  She is also responsible for all ministries that focus on women-United Methodist Women, Women Offering Worship known as WOW, Women @ the Well, […]

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Heather Taylor

Heather Taylor

  Communication & Administrative Manager
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 201

Heather was born and raised in Hartland, WI where she attended Divine Redeemer Lutheran Church and School where her dad was a Senior Pastor.  She graduated from Arrowhead High School in 1996. She continued her education at Concordia University, Mequon where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication and Public Relations in 2001. Heather […]

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Christy West

Christy West

  Director of Children & Family Ministry
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 221

Christy’s role as Director of Children and Family Ministry is to use curriculum and events to empower parents to be spiritual leaders of their homes and to be equipped to raise Christ-centered children.

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Pam Vaughan

Pam Vaughan

  Business Manager
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 226

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Steve Brook

Steve Brook

  Technology Ministry
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 219

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David Hein

David Hein

  Organist

David Hein is the Organist and Chancel Choir accompanist at the UMCWFB. He enjoys leading congregational hymn singing, and strives to find creative, inspiring ways to deepen the congregation’s connection to our hymns and songs of faith. He grew up in south central Wisconsin, in Stoughton, though enjoys the opportunity to travel whenever possible. Currently, […]

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Ron Jordon

Ron Jordon

  Director of Food Ministry
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 206

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Leona Jordan

Leona Jordan

  Director of Stephen Ministry
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 206

Leona leads the Stephen Ministers. Serving others is what she likes best about her ministry.

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Tracey Grabowski

Tracey Grabowski

  Preschool Director
  (414) 964-8733

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Rev. Dr. Dick Jones

Rev. Dr. Dick Jones

  Pastor Emeritus

Rev. Jones has a long and illustrious career in ministry in the Wisconsin conference of the United Methodist Church. After pastoring at Whitefish Bay for 22 years, he retired from parish ministry and now works as a mentor to other pastors and a consultant to congregations in the area of church growth.

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