District Leadership Team

DBA Members Present at 2018 District Conference
DBA Members Present at 2018 District Conference

L to R — Front Row: Rev. Ben Colburn, Christy Mann, Bob Basham, Lottie Bridges, Dr. M. C. Tolbert, Rev. Tim LInick
Back Row: Rev. David Speas, Rev. Anton Folz, Rob Lower, Rev. David Wilcox, DS Rev. Aaron Sherman
(not present: Rev. Miguel Funes, Jeff Hill)


2018-2019 District Board of Administration (DBA)


District Superintendent — Rev. Aaron P. Sherman—Lexington KY

Assistant Superintendents —

  • Rev. David Wilcox | Pastor of Willard Wesleyan—Willard KY
  • Dr. M. C. Tolbert | Pastor of Faith Community Wesleyan—Chattanooga TN
  • Rev. Miguel Funes | Pastor of Iglesia Cristiana Caminando con Jesus—Knoxville, TN

District Secretary — Christy Mann | Vice-Chair at FOCUS Wesleyan of Georgetown KY

District Treasurer — Rev. Ben Colburn | Evangelist—Bedford IN

DBA Ministerial Members —

  • Rev. Tim Linick | District Office Admin and Pastor of Glasgow Wesleyan—Glasgow KY
  • Rev. David Speas | Pastor of First Wesleyan—Clinton TN
  • Rev. Anton Folz | Pastor of FOCUS Wesleyan—Georgetown KY

DBA Lay Members —

  • Bob Basham | Vice-Chair at Atwood Wesleyan, Louisville KY
  • Lottie Bridges | Lay Leader First Wesleyan, Clinton TN
  • Rob Lower III | Vice-Chair at United Wesleyan, Jamestown TN
  • Jeff Hill | Vice-Chair at Gordon Lake Wesleyan, LaFayette GA



2018-2019 District Board of Ministerial Development (DBMD)

  • Rev. Aaron P. Sherman | DS / DBMD Chair—Lexington KY
  • Rev. David Wilcox | Pastor of Willard Wesleyan—Willard KY
  • Dr. M. C. Tolbert | Pastor of Faith Community Wesleyan—Chattanooga TN
  • Rev. Miguel Funes | Pastor of Iglesia Cristiana Caminando con Jesus—Knoxville, TN
  • Rev. Ronn Pelfrey (2021) | Pastor of Winchester Wesleyan—Winchester KY
  • Myrna Short (2021) | Lay Leader at Atwood Wesleyan—Louisville KY
  • Rev. Donna Williams (2021) | Pastor of Lighthouse Wesleyan—LaVergne TN
  • Rev. Gene Swartz (2021) | Pastor of Ashland Heights Wesleyan—Ashland KY
  • Rev. David Lucas (2020) | Pastor of East Side Wesleyan Church—LaFollette TN
  • Dr. Phillip Perkins (2020) | Professor at Indiana Wesleyan University—Lexington KY
  • Doris Richmond (2020) | Pastor's Spouse—First Wesleyan—Lexington KY
  • Rev. Anton Folz (2019) | Pastor of FOCUS Wesleyan of Georgetown KY
  • Thomas Cayce (2019) | Vice-Chair—First Wesleyan—Nashville TN
  • Shirley Maze (2019) | Lay Leader at Wellman Wesleyan—Louisville KY
DBMD 2017
DBMD 2017

L to R — Front Row: Dr. Phil Perkins, Rev. David Lucas, Shirley Maze, Myrna Short, Doris Richmond
Back Row: DS Aaron Sherman, Rev. Anton Folz, Rev. Ronn Pelfrey, Dr. M. C. Tolbert, Thomas Cayce
(not present: Rev. John Vaughan, Rev. Kenneth Young, Rev. Miguel Funes, Rev. Phil Zimmerman)


2019 District Nominating Committee

  • Rev. Ronn Pelfrey | Winchester Wesleyan, Winchester KY
  • Rev. Dominick Errico | Falmouth Wesleyan, Falmouth KY
  • Rev. Doug Kraft | Shelbyville Wesleyan, Shelbyville KY
  • Mitzi Mew | Gordon Lake Wesleyan, LaFayette GA
  • Charlene Bowling | Westwood Wesleyan, Ashland KY
  • Scott Milam | Hope Wesleyan, Hartford KY


2018-2019 District Officers / Leaders

  • District Director of Evangelism & Church Growth | Rev. James Lay
  • District Director of Global Partners | Lottie Bridges
  • Director of Spring Ladies Retreat | Barbara Zimmerman
  • Director of Fall Ladies Retreat | Sue Lower
  • District Director of Men's Retreat | Rev. David Speas
  • President of Cumberland Grove Wesleyan Camp | Rev. Bob Lower
  • Director of Cumberland Grove Kids Camp | Rev. Veronne Carter
  • Director of Cumberland Grove Youth Camp | To Be Determined
  • President of Maysville Wesleyan Camp | Rev. Johnny Haynes
  • Director of Maysville Kids Camp | Rev. Mark Hatfield
  • Director of Maysville Youth Camp | Rev. Steven Willingham
  • District Director of Adult Ministries (BYF) | Rev. Ralph L. Ferree
  • District Statistician | Rev. Larry Eaton
  • District Educational Advancement Director | Dr. Barclay T. Brown
  • District Clergy Care Counselor | Beth Buhler
  • District Auditors | Thomas Cayce and Darlene Lucas
  • District Facebook Admin | Rev. Ashley Mew
  • District Prayer Connection Coordinator | Lottie Bridges



Where To Send District Funds:


Global Partners / Missionary Support
Global Partners
P O Box 50434
Indianapolis, IN 46250-0434

Online Giving: globalpartnersonline.org/partner/give


District / USF Budget Assessment

Treasurer—Ben Colburn | Bookkeeper—Sue Colburn

KY-TN District of The Wesleyan Church
P. O. Box 1337
Bedford, IN 47421
Cumberland Grove Camp Offerings / Funds
Treasurer—Ruth Cobb
3287 Rugby Pike
Jamestown, TN 38556

Cumberland Grove Kids Camp Funds
Treasurer—Vonetta Carter
104 Valeria St.
Nashville, TN 37210

Maysville Camp Offerings / Funds
Treasurer—Pam Haynes
64 Ogden-Mosley Rd.
Bedford, KY 40006

Maysville Youth Camp Funds
Treasurer—Jennie Weaver
901 8th St.
Carrollton, KY 41008

Maysville Kids Camp Funds
Treasurer—Scott Milam
1125 Old Main St.
Hartford, KY 42347

District BYF Funds
Treasurer—Shirley Maze
9712 Long Rifle Lane
Louisville, KY 40291

Wesleyan Pension Fund
Wesleyan Pension Fund
P O Box 632953
Cincinnati, OH 45263