Church Staff

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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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.

Director of Children's Ministry, Kathryn Braunwarth
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Nicole Coleman is a teacher for the preschool. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Grand Canyon University and worked for the Lima City Schools before coming to Forest Park Preschool. She thoroughly enjoys seeing and helping children develop and grow. She is married to PJ and they have three very active boys: Brady, Brennan, and Bronson. Most of their free time is spent watching their sons participate in many activities at Bath schools. She is looking forward to working with all of the children this fall and seeing them explore, play, socialize, and learn.

PreK Teacher, Nicole Coleman
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Nicole Coleman is a teacher for the preschool. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Grand Canyon University and worked for the Lima City Schools before coming to Forest Park Preschool. She thoroughly enjoys seeing and helping children develop and grow. She is married to PJ and they have three very active boys: Brady, Brennan, and Bronson. Most of their free time is spent watching their sons participate in many activities at Bath schools. She is looking forward to working with all of the children this fall and seeing them explore, play, socialize, and learn.