District Leadership Team

DBA 2019
DBA 2019

L to R — Front Row: Rev. Tim LInick, Lottie Bridges, Christy Mann; Back Row: DS Rev. Aaron Sherman, Rob Lower, Rev. Anton Folz, Jeff Hill, Rev. David Speas, Willis Kelley, Rev. David Wilcox

(not present: Dr. M. C. Tolbert, Rev. Miguel Funes, Rev. Ashley Mew)


2019-2020 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. Ashley Mew | Pastor—Gordon Lake Wesleyan—LaFayette GA

DBA Ministerial Members —

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

DBA Lay Members —

  • 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
  • Willis Kelley | Lay Leader at Willard Wesleyan—Willard KY


2019-2020 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. Anton Folz (2022) | Pastor of FOCUS Wesleyan of Georgetown KY
  • Thomas Cayce (2022) | Vice-Chair—First Wesleyan—Nashville TN
  • Shirley Maze (2022) | Lay Leader at Wellman Wesleyan—Louisville KY
  • 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) | Reserve Ordained Minister—Harriman TN
  • Dr. Phillip Perkins (2020) | Professor at Indiana Wesleyan University—Lexington KY
  • Doris Richmond (2020) | Pastor's Spouse—First Wesleyan—Lexington KY

2020 District Nominating Committee

  • Rev. David Durst | New Life Community—Lexington KY
  • Rev. Steve Richmond | First Wesleyan—Lexington KY
  • Rev. David Lucas | Reserve Ordained Minister—Harriman TN
  • Caroline Speas | First Wesleyan—Clinton TN
  • Sue Lower | United Wesleyan—Jamestown TN
  • Randy Hamilton | Ashland Heights Wesleyan—Ashland KY

2020 General Conference Delegates

  • Rev. Aaron Sherman | District Superintendent
  • Rev. Anton Folz | FOCUS Wesleyan—Georgetown KY
  • Rev. David Speas | First Wesleyan—Clinton TN
  • Rob Lower III | United Wesleyan—Jamestown TN
  • Mitzi Mew | Gordon Lake Wesleyan—LaFayette GA
  • Christy Mann | FOCUS Wesleyan—Georgetown KY

2019-2020 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 | Rev. Ted Stepp
  • 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 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:


District / USF Budget Assessment

Treasurer—Ashley Mew | Bookkeeper—Sherry Gorveatte

KY-TN District of The Wesleyan Church
P. O. Box 7150
Fishers, IN 46038

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

Online Giving: globalpartnersonline.org/partner/give


Cumberland Grove Camp Offerings / Funds
Treasurer—Ruth Cobb
3287 Rugby Pike
Jamestown, TN 38556

Cumberland Grove Kids Camp Funds
Treasurer—Vonetta Carter
39 Carriage Square
Clinton, TN 37716

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—Leah Payton
101 Smith Dr.
Bedford, KY 40006

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

Wesleyan Pension Fund
Wesleyan Pension Fund
P O Box 50434
Indianapolis, IN 46250