Wes Bontreger
Senior Pastor – wes@yellowcreekmc.org

Wes is a graduate of Goshen College (B.A. ‘81) and Fuller Theological Seminary (M.Div. ’84, M.A, ’85).  He began ministry at Yellow Creek in 1986 as the first full-time youth pastor. In 1990 Wes was called into the Lead Pastor role following the death of pastor Bob Detweiler. His current role as Senior Pastor includes primary preaching, crisis care, supervision and support for the staff team, assisting with the prison ministry, and developing global relationships with leaders and congregations.  Wes and his wife Cheryl were married in 1991 and have 3 children, Benjamin, Jesse and Mallory. Wes is a root beer connoisseur and enjoys fishing in Canada as well as traveling anywhere. He has “no sense of humor”.

Doug Gerber
Associate Pastor – dgerber@yellowcreekmc.org

Doug is a graduate of Goshen College (B.A. ’86, Secondary Education, Mathematics) and Olivet Nazarene University (M.A. ’93, Education). He taught math for 33 years at NorthWood High School, also coaching baseball and basketball. Doug served on the YCMC Leadership Board multiple times and taught many Sunday school classes before beginning his current role as Associate Pastor in 2019.  Doug’s responsibilities include coordination of Senior Care ministries, Young Adult and Young Families, and other Fellowship, Discipleship, and Outreach ministries.  Doug and his wife Dawn were married in 1988 and have 3 children, Ryan (wife Sarah), Nick, and Natalie and 3 grandchildren, Aanya, Myra and Elijah.  Doug enjoys playing board games, watching sports, playing disc golf, and reading mysteries.

Gwen Hernley
Administrative Assistant
Doug Hernley
Facilities Director
Marla Reinhardt
Finance Assistant