Church Staff & Leaders

church staff

To contact a member of the Forest Park UMC staff, please use their link to our secure Contact form or call the church office at 419.227.8445.

Senior Pastor, Rev. Teresa Wenrick
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Office Manager, Rachael Lewis
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Director of Music Ministry, Tryna Brown
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Tryna Brown has been involved in music at Forest Park all her life. Tryna is the organist and directs the church choir and bell choir of the traditional worship service. She plays the keyboard for both praise teams of the contemporary service. She enjoys playing for weddings and special music as well.

Tryna lives in Shawnee Township with her husband, Dean, and their black cat, Blair. Tryna retired after 33 years of teaching elementary music at Perry School. She now baby-sits her grandchildren, Kyle and Jenny-Lynn. Tryna enjoys scrapbooking, camping, fishing, and reading fiction by Christian authors. During the summer Tryna participates in mission work in Tijuana, Mexico where she enjoys working with children.

Administrator/Teacher, Cathy Bagley
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Cathy Bagley is the administrator/teacher for Forest Park UMC preschool. I have been working with children for 25 years. She received her CDA in childcare from Apollo and worked for Kingdom Daycare before coming to Forest Park Preschool. She is married to Jerome and they have three very active boys: Jalen, Jeris, and Jarin. Most of their free time is spent watching their sons participate in many activities at Shawnee schools. We also have two daughters Victoria and Jayna.

Children's/Youth Director, Nicole Coleman
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