Staff


  • Don Hamsher - Lead Pastor

    Pastor Don joined the staff as Lead Pastor in April of 2010. He is married to Brenda and they have two married children and five grandchildren. Don and Brenda grew up at Walnut Creek Mennonite church and returned after preaching at two other churches for the past 14 years. Don enjoys preaching and serving the people of Walnut Creek. In his spare time, family, watching sports and watching birds and landscaping his home occupy much of his time.

  • Matt Yoder - Church Administrator

    Matt joined the staff as church administrator in April of 2015. He is married to Pam and they have two teenage daughters. Matt enjoys working on projects and working behind the scenes so the church can operate functionally and smoothly. Matt oversees all the committees/ministries at Walnut Creek. He also backs up Pastor Don with pastoral duties.

    Matt enjoys racing, sports, running, reading and spending time with his family.

  • Jana Widder - Church Secretary

    Jana lives in Sugarcreek with her husband Benjamin and two sons Ryker, and Jax. Jana is in the office Tuesday- Friday 8:30 AM -2:30 PM. She is responsible for seeing that the daily operations at Walnut Creek Mennonite Church get carried out. She also assists the WCMC staff and other committees as they need her assistance. Jana will be the first one to greet you as you walk through the doors, and her voice will be the first one you hear when you call into the Church office. What Jana enjoys most about her job is that she is able to serve others, whether that be members from Church, or members from the community.  Jana enjoys cooking, going on walks, and she loves spending time with her family and friends.