Our Pastors

Our Pastors, Cindy Adcock and Jeff Wheeler, have embarked on a unique ministry together.  Both ordained ministers, they share equally in liturgical, sacramental and pastoral functions.  Their love for God and the Church shines forth as they serve God’s people together.  

The Rev. Cynthia N. Adcock

Cindy has been on the staff of Northwest Christian Church since 1983 and was installed as Co-Pastor in August of 2005. With undergraduate study at The Ohio State University in music education and a Masters of Divinity degree from The Methodist Theological School in Ohio, Cindy blends her musical and theological gifts throughout her ministry. She has developed and leads a strong youth leadership program.

    The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey A. Wheeler

Jeff was installed as Co-Pastor of Northwest Christian Church in August of 2006. He holds his Doctor of Ministry degree from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Jeff has served numerous Disciple Churches, and is a leader in the Disciples ministerial community. He is passionate about small groups and Bible study
Faith Solon

FAITH is a seminary student who is interning at NWCC.  Her sermons are as full of the joy that surrounds her






Our Staff


Albert Adcock Minister of Music, has the role of using music to magnify the worship of God in an inspiring and uplifting way.  A skilled musician and organist, Al is known throughout the region for his work with the Organ Guild, for his compositions and for his gifts of music.

  Debbie Stephan, Director of Christian Education

Deb adopted Christian Ed as her personal mission 14 years ago. She organizes the annual Christian Ed program, provides a weekly children’s message, and is an integral part of the success of the children and youth programming.

  Rebecca Bean. Secretary

A church relies greatly on its front office, and we have been blessed to have Becky serve the many and complex roles of our church secretary.  From being the very pleasant first contact, to being a super organizer, thank you Becky.  Becky is an animal lover, with 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 kids, and husband Eric in her menagery.
Madison Buty, Care Giver
our dedicated care giver, tends our future in a modern, clean, two room nursery with its own bathroom.   Madison grew up at NWCC, active in our youth programs, and loves children.