Our Leadership

Our Leadership

Christ is the Head of the Church

"He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything."
-Colossians 1:17-18

The following are those called to fulfill specific roles of leadership within the Church. The information about their family, occupation and areas of ministry is provided to enable you to better understand their ministry at Wellington.

Pastoral Leadership

The elders serve as the spiritual overseers within the church, shepherding the flock under the chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. 

Ty Johnson

Ty Johnson
Volunteer Elder
Indoor Facility Care/Cleaning, Interior/Exterior Design
-Wife Delena, 3 children
-Owner, Lexington Cut Stone

Kevin Cooper

Kevin Cooper, Associate Pastor
Vocational Elder
Music, Technology, Admin, Sunday Service
-Wife Heather, 2 children

Ron Ring

Ron Ring
Volunteer Elder
Finance, Facility Care
-Wife Ruth, 3 children, 8 grandchildren
-President, Ring Financial Services
 

Blake Isernhagen

Blake Isernhagen, MD
Volunteer Elder
Welcome Ministry, Preschool, Biblical Counseling
-Wife Kallista, 2 children
Retina Specialists of Kentucky

Wayne Holcomb

Wayne Holcomb, Senior Pastor
Vocational Elder
Teaching, Preaching, Pastoral Development
-Wife Tanya, 3 children, 8 grandchildren

Trey Meester, Youth Pastor
-Wife Katie, 2 children 

Deacons
The deacons are servants within the body, meeting the practical, service-oriented needs of the church. 

Joe Mike Anderson

Joe Mike Anderson
Family Building
-Wife Amy, 4 kids
-Building

John Atterbury

John Atterbury
Outdoor Facility Care, Ushers
-Wife Kim, 2 children, 4 grandchildren
-Retired, IT Industry

Ryan Blackerby

Ryan Blackerby
Welcome Ministry
-Wife Sarah, 3 children
-OnSite Specialist, Stryker Endoscopy

Jeff Brockman

Jeff Brockman
Music Ministry
-Wife Kim, 2 children
-IT Storage Engineer, UK

Jeff Brockman

Trey Gilliam
Outreach
-Wife Katie, 3 children
Engineer, Lexmark

Mike Guiler

Mike Guiler
Leadership Training Host
-Wife Sherry, 5 children, 6 grandchildren
-Obstetrician, Kentucky One Health

Roy Hines

Roy Hines
Sunday Service Prep
-Wife Claudette, 1 child, 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren
-Retired, Finance, Lexmark

Adam Jaycox

Adam Jaycox
Indoor/Outdoor Facility Care
-Wife Robin, 1 child
-Construction Cost Estimator, UK

 

Jeff Jones

Jeff Jones
Men's Discipleship, Security
-Wife Lori, 1 child
-Owner, Eikon Tactical; Retired, Lexington Police

Stewart Justus

Stewart Justus
Outreach, Youth Ministry
-Wife Dina, 3 children
-Sales

Chris Leng

Chris Leng
Baptism Setup/Prep
-Wife Irish, 2 children
-Retired, Lexmark

Joe Matthews

Joe Matthews
Family Building, Administration
-Wife Rene, 3 children
-High School Principal, Paris

 

Howard Proctor

Howard Proctor
Finance
-Wife Sue, 2 children
-KKEnterprises

David Ray

David Ray
Finance
-Wife Maneeka, 1 child
-Owner, Ray Mowing Service, LLC

David Schroeder

David Schroeder
Helping Hands, Benevolence
-Wife Kathy, 2 children
-Sales

Ed Shaw

Ed Shaw
Welcome Ministry
-Wife Alberta, 2 children, 3 grandchildren
-Retired, US Navy CWO

 

Zach Tincher

Zach Tincher
Overstone School, Biblical Counseling
-Wife Toni, 6 children
-Electrical Engineer, Hitachi Automotive

*Zach has faithfully served as an elder in the past, but is currently serving as a deacon due to family commitments.

Harry Van Epps

Harry Van Epps
Sunday Service Prep/Communion, Events
-Wife Dorothy, 2 children, 1 grandchild
-Owner, Bumblebee Fundraising

 

Support Ministries 

Tanya Holcomb

Tanya Holcomb
Children's Director
Husband Wayne, 3 children, 8 grandchildren

Jessica Blackerby

Jessica Blackerby
Administrative Assistant, Early Childhood (ages 0-5)
Husband Brandon, 3 children

Aimee Stephenson

Aimee Stephenson
Administrative Assistant

Photographs courtesy of Robin Allen Photography