Transitional Minister – Stephen Eberhard
Stephen Eberhard was born in New Bern, North Carolina, but moved to West Lafayette, Indiana with his family at the age of 8. Stephen grew up attending First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Downtown Lafayette where both of his parents were ministers. Stephen met his wife, Megan, while attending Harrison High School (2010 graduates) and they wed in July 2016. They welcomed their first daughter, Bonnie Mae, in February 2019.
He received his Bachelor’s of Science in Public Affairs at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, earning a degree in civic leadership and minor in political science. After gaining some experience working on various political campaigns and public institutions, Stephen decided to answer his call to ministry.
Stephen graduated from Christian Theological Seminary in December 2020 earning his Master of Divinity. Throughout this time, he was able to experience a wide variety of churches in rural, suburban, and urban areas while also completing Clinical Pastoral Education. Stephen is set to be ordained with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the summer of 2021.
Music Director – Judy Ward
Judy Ward has been with us for over 20 years. She is currently in charge of the choir along with our bell choir. Judy has retired from the Wabash City School System after 44 years of teaching experience.
Organist and Pianist – Susan Keefer
Susan Keefer began as our organist and pianist in September 2003. She assists the congregation during the hymns and also the choir during their anthems. She retired from Wabash Middle/High School and currently teaches at Southwood High School.
Administrative Assistant – Susan Powell
Susan Powell joined our staff in August 2005. She assists the Minister and congregation, prepares bulletins, newsletters and maintains the financial records. If you call the church, she normally answers the phone.
Custodian – Lisa Gibson
Lisa Gibson began her responsibilities on September 2, 2018. We appreciate her helping keep our church facilities clean!