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 on Pastoral Care and Counselling and later his Doctor of Ministry degree in Preaching from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington D.C. He serves […]

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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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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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Christy Wimmer

Christy Wimmer

  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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Steve Lirely

Steve Lirely

  Director of Youth Ministry
  (414) 964-2424

With experience as an ordained pastor and a development director of the Boy Scouts, Steve Lirely brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and passion to the role of Youth Ministry Director. Steve has a Master of Divinity and served as a pastor and youth pastor at several United Methodist churches from 1977 – 1992. He […]

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Anne Eversfield

Anne Eversfield

  Communication & Administrative Manager
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 200

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Pam Vaughan

Pam Vaughan

  Business Manager
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 226

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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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Greg Swanberg

Greg Swanberg

  Director of Food Ministry
  (414) 964-2424 Ext. 109

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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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Becky McMenimen

Becky McMenimen

  Director of Preschool Tree of Life
  (414) 964-8733

Mrs. McMenimen brings a wealth of early childhood knowledge and experience to Tree of Life. She holds a masters degree in early childhood education and has nearly twenty years of experience as the Director of Cedarburg Preschool, which was a half day, NAEYC accredited preschool program very similar to Tree of Life.

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Steve Brook

Steve Brook

  Technology Manager
  (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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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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