Bishop Trimble announced the appointment of Rev. Donna Lynn Ward as pastor of the Colfax United Methodist Church effective July 1.
Prior to her entering the ministry, Rev. Ward was a speech pathologist working in home health, rehab centers, and long-term care centers.
She received her Masters of Divinity from Anderson University in 2010 and served as pastor of the Fifth Street UMC in Anderson while a student in seminary. She was fully ordained as an elder in the United Methodist Church in 2014 and since ordination has served two point charges in Muncie and Greenfield, the Lighthouse UMC in Elizabeth, and Otterbein UMC in Lebanon, where she is also currently appointed. Rev. Ward will continue living and serving the Otterbein congregation in Lebanon in conjunction with her appointment here in Colfax.
Rev. Donna married Ken Ward on May 14, 2005 and they have a blended family of four adult children.
Our church Leadership
Joseph Wagner, Minister Emeritus
|Chpr. Ad council, charge conf.sec||Rita||Neidlinger|
|Lay Member to Annual Conference||Harley||Seymour|
|Church School Superintendent|
|Director of Youth Ministries/Camping|
|Director of Children’s Ministries|
|Coordinator of Worship||Barb||Tate|
|Director of Music||Lauran||Swain|
|Director of Church Growth|
|Director of MissionOutreach||Lauran||Swain|
|Director of Christian Unity||Verna Lou||Ferguson|
|Member and Memorial Gifts Secy.||Amy||Heidt|
|Pastor Parish Chairperson||Shannon||Cadwell|