OUR LEADERSHIP AND STAFF
The team of leaders at West Heights UMC is comprised of ordained ministers and dedicated members who strive to support our community in their spiritual journey, address any questions, lead worship, and organize church activities.
Rev. Jacob Cloud
Clergy: Senior Pastor
Pastor Jacob enjoys coffee, games, lifting weights and just about anything described as fun. He'd love to grab a cup of coffee with you to hear your story.
Staff: Preschool Director
Linda has been involved in early childhood education since 1984, and has been at West Heights Preschool since 2008. Young children and their families are her passion. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Staff: Music Ministry Director
Ellan, raised in Dallas, is a talented musician who started playing piano at age 6 and continued lessons for 12 years. With over 25 years of experience as a music director and independent piano teacher, she brings a wealth of expertise to West Heights UMC. Ellan leads the Worship Choir and other ensembles, and is skilled at weaving together music and worship. Her passion is improvising and enhancing worship services with her musical gifts.
Staff: Office Manager
Staff: Communications Director/Custodian
Staff: Children's Minister
Staff: Youth and Visitation Pastor
Kane enjoys video games, playing ukulele, documentaries, and music (seriously, you should see his vinyl record collection and home stereo!) He is also passionate about the Wichita State Shockers, exercise, and current events! Reach out anytime, he'd love to get to know you!