Their role is to shepherd, teach, and give direction over the church or department.

Jason Goss

Lead Pastor
Pastor Jason “PJ” is the Lead Pastor at The WC since August 2018. Prior to that PJ has served as a Youth Pastor for over 19 years and Media Pastor for 2 years. Graduated from Central Bible College in Springfield, Mo where he received his B.A. in Bible and Communications (Drama, TV, and Radio). He is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Apologetics (defending one’s faith) and Cosmogony (origin of the universe) from Regent University in Virginia Beach.

Married to Chase for for over 25 years, 4 kids (2 in college, 1 graduated from High School, 1 in High School). Loves to read books from autobiographies to comics, watch movies, play video games, and board games.

Chase Goss

Lead Pastor's Wife
Chase is Pastor Jason’s wife of more than 25 years and they have four children Sam, Cassandra, Peyton, and Trinity. She is a native of Delphos and she and Jason met while attending Central Bible College. She is currently going to school to become a Hearing Aid Specialists. Currently she works as a Special Education Aide at Franklin Elementary in Delphos and is a Cheerleader and Flag Corp Director for Delphos Jefferson High School.

Chase leads our Decorating Tribe and our Annual June Women’s Conference,  “Gather."

Mary Deringer

Connections Pastor
Pastor Mary has been a member of The WC since April 2013. She started her ministry leadership co-directing in Children’s Ministry from 2017-2021. After leading in Children’s Ministry, she began to lead as the Connections Director. Mary received her Pastoral Credentials from the Ohio Ministry Network in April 2022. Showing her community love and compassion is a high priority to her. If you are wondering where you fit in life Mary will be happy help you find that out!

Mary has been married to Dave Deringer since November 5, 2010. Together, they adopted their daughter on December 19, 2019 in South Carolina. Mary loves music, game nights with her family, naps, spending time on her farm with her chickens and turkeys, enjoys a good laugh, and is always ready for a coffee hangout.

Kris Tabor

Youth Director
Kris Tabor has been serving at The Wapak Church since November of 2021. He is attending SEU Ohio for a bachelor's degree in ministerial leadership of Christian ministry. He will be graduating in the fall of 2024. His wife, Jenna, serves alongside him.

Kris loves music, playing video games and time with friends and family.

Tom Powell

PrimeTimer (55+) Pastor
Tom and his wife, Kerri lead our Prime Timer 55 and over group. Tom and Kerri have 9 children—only two are still at home. Tom and Kerri were missionaries in South America for many years while their  children were young.

Tom loves reading, ministering to the people and has a heart for missions and our PrimeTimers. Tom and Kerri have been attending the church since 2012.

Brian Richardson

Co-Worship Director
Brian is our Co-Worship Director and is a farmer and business man in Harrod, Ohio. Brian loves to serve the Lord with his voice and leading the conjuration into worship each Sunday.

Brian and his wife Tracy have 8 children and numerous grandchildren. Brian loves time with family and friends.

Paul Eckert

Co-Worship Director
Paul is our Co-Worship Director. Paul is a very talented singer and musician and plays multiple (and we mean almost every kind)  instruments.

Paul and his wife Renae have three children, Rylen, Amelya, and Lydia and have been attending since 2016. He loves time with his family and friends.

Amber LaPointe

Children's Director
Amber is our Children’s Director working with kids from birth thru 5th grade. Amber and her husband Scott have 4 children, Isabella, Julianna, Noella, and Parker.

Amber loves working with the children and seeing how they change and grow from year to year! Amber is currently working on her creditialicng license with the Assemblies of God and working at a daycare during the week.

She and her family have been attending since 2015 and are an internal part of the family here at The WC.

Church Office

Sometimes they are behind the scenes, sometimes they are in the middle of it all.
Rest assured - they make it happen.

Marsha Comer

Church Administrator
Marsha has been a member of The Wapak Church since 2006.  She is a hometown girl,  lives in Wapak with her husband Phil and has one son who is married and lives in Cleveland.

Marsha manages many aspects of the church and helps with the flow of information and needs of the congregation, ministry leaders, and Pastor’s. She is always willing to help with any questions you may have regarding a ministry or event here at the church.

Kelly Kaiser

Church Custodian
Kelly and her husband Tim have three boys Cody, Kayne, and Jacob. Kelly loves to serve by cleaning and helping to maintain the building for family and guests.

Greg Rodabaugh

Construction Coordinator
Greg is our Construction Coordinator and loves to work with wood and creating sets and props as needed. Greg and his wife Melina have been attending since 2016.

Brian Stelzer

Maintenance Coordinator
Brian is our Maintenance Coordinator and works with keeping the grounds and the building looking and functioning at its best. Brian and his wife Gen (who also serve as youth leaders) have four children, Anthony, Madalynn, Collyn, and Emmalynn. Brian enjoys sports and time with family and friends.


Directors lead a department or area of the church, which sometimes involves multiple ministries.

Melina Rodabaugh

Women's Ministry Director
Melina is our Women’s Ministry Director. She and her husband Greg, love time with their family and friends.

Melina has a heart for women —-to encourage and love them as they grow in their life with Christ.

Aaron Sprigg

Media Director
Aaron is our Media Director. Aaron and his wife, Heather have four children, Ava, Gracie, Oliver, & AJ and one grandson, Tyson. Aaron loves all then technology and enjoys using those gifts to serve the Lord.

Renae Eckert

Nursery "Little Cove" Director
Renae is our Little Cove Director and she manages kids birth thru Pre-School. Renae and her husband Paul have three children, Rylen, Amelya, and Lydia and have been attending since 2016. Renae has a great love for children and also works as a substitute teacher for the Wapakoneta City Schools.

Church Board

Board Members are voted to serve by the church membership at our annual Membership Meeting. They work with the Pastor to accomplish the vision and work of the church. Including but not limited to meeting the needs of the members of the church, guiding the finances of the church, and guiding the spiritual health of the church.

Dave Deringer

Dave and his wife Mary have one child, Beverly. Dave serves as Treasurer enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Nacho Moreno

Nacho and his wife, Erin enjoy do-it-yourself projects and hanging with family and friends. Nacho serves by working in the toddler class.

Ron Neth

Ron and his wife Cheri have been involved with our missions projects and Ron serves as the Lead Usher.

Jerry Nichols

Brian Stelzer

Jerry and his wife Marilyn enjoy taking care of their family. They love to see people fulfill their God-given potential.
Brian is our Maintenance Coordinator and works with keeping the grounds and the building looking and functioning at its best. Brian and his wife Gen (who also serve as youth leaders) have four children, Anthony, Madalynn, Collyn, and Emmalynn. Brian enjoys sports and time with family and friends.

Jerry Wilgus

Jerry and his wife Lisa enjoy camping, walking, and serving the elderly. Jerry also serves as an Usher and enjoys meeting and greeting everyone on Sunday’s.