The mission of Mayfield Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”

 
REV. BETH WILTERDINK
LEAD PASTOR
 
Rev. Beth attended Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL where she obtained her Master of Divinity degree and met her husband, Jon. After serving congregations outside of Chicago, they moved to Ohio to be closer to family. They have two energetic boys, (and one on the way!) who love board games, music, singing, and playing outside together. She joined our staff July 2021, after serving at Hope Ridge UMC for ten years. She is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church.
 
REV. JAN FILLMORE
ASSOCIATE PASTOR
 
Rev. Jan is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church. She joined our staff in July 2007 after receiving her master of divinity degree from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio. Jan directs our LifeGroups (small group ministries for adults) and oversees our outreach ministries to two elementary schools. She also assists in preaching, teaching, pastoral care and administration. Jan enjoys adventure, and loves to travel (her latest trip was to Zimbabwe). She also enjoys reading, cycling and playing with her dogs.
 
JESSICA MARTZ
Director of Children’s Ministries
 
Jess grew up in Mayfield Church and has served in our children’s ministry since before she was a teenager. She holds an associate degree in arts and sciences from Lakeland Community College and a bachelor of science degree in social work from Youngstown State University. Jess and her husband, Brandon, have a son, Beau, and a daughter on the way!
 
DENNY NELSON
Director of Middle School Ministries
 
Denny oversees Elevate, our Middle School Ministry, for students in 6th through 8th grades. He also assists with Tweens, Vacation Bible School and Camp Aldersgate. Denny has a master’s of divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary and a master’s degree in education from John Carroll University. His full-time job is teaching math to middle-schoolers at a local catholic school.
 
CYNDI NICHOLSON
Coordinator of Care and Prayer Ministries
 
Cyndi was a BSF (Bible Study Fellowship) leader for 20 years. Cyndi is trained as both a Stephen Leader and a Stephen Minister. She and her husband, Larry, have three grown sons and four grandchildren they enjoy watching.
 
REBECCA SULZER
Communications Coordinator
 
Rebecca has been attending Mayfield Church since 1998 and has a degree in Art Therapy from Mercyhurst College. She is married to Drew Sulzer and they have two sons. She enjoys playing piano with the 9:30 Worship Band, teaching yoga, and traveling.
 
DARLENE JANKE
Financial Administrator
 
Darlene joined our staff in 2017 and holds a master’s degree in business administration from Lake Erie College and has 20-plus years of financial and administrative experience. Along with teaching in the business department of area colleges on an as-needed basis, Darlene loves spending time with her two daughters.
 
CAROL NEFF
Organist
 
Carol has been our organist since 1987. She is the accompanist for the adult choir and also rings with the bell choir. Carol is the accompanist for the middle and elementary choirs at Hathaway Brown School, and teaches lessons in piano, flute and organ. She is married to Brian, her high school sweetheart, and they have two married sons, Adam and Matthew, who live in the area. She is also a happy grandma to four grandchildren!
 
BRANDON FARMER
Modern Worship Director
 
Brandon lead our worship for our 9:30 service on Sunday mornings. When he’s not playing his guitar, Brandon enjoys spending time with his wife, Emily, and two daughters and works in healthcare.
 
STEVE VEGEL
Facilities Manager
 
Steve is our building and grounds manager, on staff since 2012. He supervises two custodians and serves as liaison to the Board of Trustees. He has had his own construction business, and has built houses, restored cars and operated a window-cleaning service. Steve is married to Melanie and they have two sons. Steve enjoys bike riding and outdoor activities.
 
MARY OKLANDER
Childcare Coordinator
 
Mary has experience in working with non-profit organizations on event-planning and coordinating and has also been active in helping with different roles within the Children’s Ministry. Mary and her husband, Alex, have four boys and are involved in the Children’s Ministry here at Mayfield Church.
 
PATTY WENZEL
Director of Heartland Childcare

Patty is our director of Heartland Childcare Center, a five star center in Ohio’s “Step Up to Quality” program. The faith-based preschool and school-age program began in 2005; Patty brought 20 years of early childhood education and experience to the ministry when she joined the staff in 2006. She and her husband, Tim, have six sons, and are enjoying their first grandchild!