At Willowbrook Church in Sun City, Arizona we feel blessed to have a dedicated and talented staff to help each of us better understand the Word of God!
As Senior Pastor, Gary oversees the daily operations of Willowbrook, leads in worship and supports the staff in their varied ministries. He is a graduate of U.Cal. Fresno and received a Masters of Divinity degree from The School of Theology at Claremont in CA. Prior to his appointment to Willowbook, Gary served eight years as Central West District Superintendent and was Dean of the Cabinet for the last four years.
Sande is responsible for Spiritual Enrichment through Prayer and Christian Education; Health & Wellness of the Community, Lay Pastoral Care within a network of lay ministry, including Stephen Ministry, and shares preaching assignments.
She is a recent graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary. Her prior degrees include a BA from the University of Colorado and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle.
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Steve’s primary responsibility is Evangelism and Membership at Willowbrook as well as participating in worship. He is a graduate of Ottawa University and holds a MDiv. from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Steve entered the ministry after a career in the graphics art field and continues to use his art talents presenting his popular art sermons at Willowbrook and as a guest speaker at churches around the country. You can learn more about his art evangelism at http://www.stevemarshallarts.com.
As Business Manager, Bev’s responsibilities include the functions of Financial Secretary and Office Manager. She oversees the day to day running of the office and the recording of all giving to the church. She is a member of the Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries and has completed Certification and Advanced Certification in this organization.
Robb, as he prefers to be called, has a wealth of knowledge and experience in choral music. He holds a Master’s degree in Choral Sacred Music from Duquesne University and a Doctorate in Choral Conducting from Arizona State University.
Carol began playing piano at an early age and played organ for her church while a teen. She has experience in all forms of music from traditional to contemporary. Carol accompanies our choir, plays piano and organ for our traditional worship and electronic keyboard for our Mosaic service. She also teaches music at a Phoenix elementary school and offers lessons on piano and guitar.