Meet the Staff of Oak Chapel UMC
John came to Oak Chapel in 2019 after serving for one year at East Greenville United Methodist Church. He completed Licensing School in 2019 and is currently working through his Course of Study requirements.
A former member at Oak Chapel and Church of the Cross United Methodist Churches, both in Wooster, John began pursuing local pastorship in 2014. He served as a volunteer worship leader at Smithville-Western Care Center in Wooster for 15 years (2003-2018).
An administrator in public information and sports information at The College of Wooster for 32 years (1984-2016), John is a graduate of The University of Pittsburgh (1978). He earned his Master’s Degree from The University of Akron (1996).
John and his wife, Sheri, have two adult children, Patrick and Shanna.