Abernathy crop-01Ryan Abernathy – Teaching Pastor/Elder

Ryan oversees the elder council, teaching ministry, and staff. He is responsible for planning the teaching ministry of the church. He also develops the theological direction of the teaching calendar – both pulpit and discipleship – in conjunction with Hank, Rob, Shelli, Michael and Erick. Ryan is the primary teacher during Sunday morning worship gatherings.

Ryan and his wife Amanda have four children – Annalise, Mia-Kate, Ella and Olivia.



Rick Neal – Student Pastor (MS, HS and College)/Elder Candidate

Rick oversees the theological and missional training of all students 6th grade and above at WMCC. He is responsible for leading a Wednesday night gathering for students and for developing an effective discipleship/training process for post-HS students.

Rick and his wife Julie have one son, Johnathan.


Erick Taylor- Worship PastorTaylor Crop-01

Erick oversees the worship band and thematic elements of worship. He is also responsible for all aspects of worship gathering at WMCC whether Sunday or otherwise. He plans the music in conjunction with the theological direction of the series. He schedules the musicians, rehearses them, and makes sure the presentation is conducted with excellence.

Erik and his wife, Kenzie have one son, Benjamin.



Felts Crop-01Rob Felts – Men’s Pastor/Elder

Oversees men’s ministry- Rob is responsible for the men’s discipleship ministry of WMCC. He is responsible to lead the weekly men’s gathering and to oversee the discipleship of men in our church.

Rob and his wife Stephanie have three children – Zack, Emily and Kaleb Reilly.




Selby Crop-01Bart Selby  – Lay Elder

Bart is responsible for coordinating building construction, repair, and retro-fitting.

Shelli Selby  – Women’s Pastor

Shelli oversees the women’s ministry and is responsible for the discipleship and teaching of the women of WMCC. She teaches a weekly Bible study for women, coordinates the Heart to Heart Mentoring Ministry, and also plans other occasional activities for women in the church. Shelli also contributes to the theological and creative aspects of worship at WMCC in conjunction with Ryan, Hank, Erick, Kelli and Rob.

Bart and Shelli are also responsible for Jacob’s Cupboard and its’ ministry to the working poor. Bart and Shelli have four adult children – Chris, Zackary, Jacob and Kyler.



Ron Duke  – Lay Elder

Ron oversees the technology ministry of West Metro and is also in charge of maintaining day-to-day financial aspects of the church.

Kelli Duke  – Creative Director

Kelli organizes and leads the Creative Team in planning and coordinating the creative aspects of worship including but not limited to logos, videos, graphics, live drama, and music.

Ron and Kelli have one son, Khy.



Stephen Gray – Lay Elder

Stephen oversees the worship gathering and functions as the coordinator for Sunday morning worship gathering. He works in conjunction with the worship pastor to coordinate the band and the music for Sunday worship gatherings and other worship events at WMCC. Stephen also coordinates sound and media presentation training and scheduling for Sundays. In addition, Stephen works with Ron to develop the technical and financial ministry of WMCC.

Stephen is married to Diana and they have four children – Kendra, Jacob, Peter and Levi.


Perrine Crop-01Christina Perrine – Ministry Assistant

Christina works hand-in-hand with the Pastors and Elders to manage the administrative functions of West Metro.

Christina has two daughters – Kayla and Lilli.