The pastors and staff of John Wesley Church are blessed to be able to serve their community.
To get in touch with the staff, please use the contact form below or call the church office at 281-444-2112.

Rev. Dr. Marty Dunbar

Senior Pastor

Senior Pastor Dr. Marty Dunbar came to John Wesley in July of 2015. His 30 years in local church ministry include 8 years at Marvin MC in Tyler, Texas, and 11 years at White’s Chapel MC in Southlake, Texas.

After graduating from Southlake Carroll High School, Marty received a scholarship to play football for Baylor University, where he was the starting center. He lettered in football and track and received his degree in Radio, TV, and Film from Baylor, then followed his call into the ordained ministry by receiving his Masters of Divinity at Brite Divinity School at TCU. He received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Graduate Theological Foundation in May of 2013, and has been ordained in the United Methodist Church since 2002.

He is the author of a devotional book titled STOPS: 40 Encounters to the Cross. Marty loves to play golf, watch movies, and build the Kingdom of God through growing the local church. His greatest witness is his marriage and his children. Marty lives in the Klein area with his wife, Jami, a Registered Nurse. They have three children: Jillian (Nick), Noah, and Grayson.

Rev. Trish Woodruff

Reach Pastor

The Reverend Trish Woodruff joined the JWMC pastoral staff in 2022, and comes to us from Lakewood MC, where she served as the Pastor of Missions and Outreach. Trish previously served for two years as an Associate Pastor at Cornerstone UMC in Houston in discipleship, missions, care ministries, and stewardship. Trish is a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary in Kentucky with a Masters of Divinity, and Texas A&M University with a Bachelors of Business Administration.

Trish serves several ministries in Houston, including the Children’s Activity Center in the Bellaire area, Neighbors in Action (Port of Houston), and Rescue Houston. Trish loves the outdoors, hiking, kayaking, and working in her yard. God has given her a love for people and a love for Jesus. She feels like ministry as a vocation is living in the sweet spot. Trish considers her biggest blessing to be her family.


The Core Leadership Team functions primarily as discerners and shepherds, and as such serve as the conscience and guardians of the church. Acts 20:28 states: “Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which he purchased with his own blood.” Contact the Core Leadership Team.

Scott Chenoweth

Church Council Chair

Dick Francis

At-Large Long Range Planning

John Tyler

Finance Chair

Debbie Godbold

At-Large for Generosity

Bob Schindler

Pastor-Parish Team Chair

Josh Fuchs

At-Large for Spiritual
Lay Ministry

Barb Dyar

At-Large for Spiritual
Lay Ministry

Bill Grayson

Property Trustee Chair

 Ashley Weaver

At-Large for NextGen

Jami Echols

At-Large for
JW Christian School

Carolyn Milby

At-Large for Groups


Priscilla Novak

Chief of Staff

Adrianne Adams-Diaz

Director of Worship Ministries & Productions

Steven Bayless

Director of Choirs

Chris McCarthy

Director of NextGen Ministries

Lisa McCarthy

Associate Director of NextGen Ministries

Lisa Trewin

Director of JW Kids Music

Tricia Wagner

Reach Director

Arlene  Rollins

Pastoral Coordinator

Kim Hall

Director of JW Christian School

Kendall Hanna

Social Media Coordinator

Natalie Moralles

Director of Facilities and Maintenance

Judith Nelson


Jill Oliver


Rachel Atkins

Financial Administrator

Katie Pace

Communications Coordinator

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