We are passionate about making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world and all about equipping God’s people to worship, grow, and serve.  Everyone would be happy to grab a cup of coffee and answer any questions you may have about the various ministries at Westwood or to encourage you in your faith.

Rev. Dr. Lee Strawhun

Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Lee Strawhun has thirty three years of ministry experience both as a lay person and ordained clergy person in Kentucky, Ohio and Missouri. Pastor Lee has served in church and community organizations involving: missions, youth, pastoral leadership, strategic planning, community service, chaplaincy, self care, practical theology, teaching, retreat ministry, staff and…

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Rev. Beth Anne Crego

Associate Pastor Pastor Beth Anne Crego calls Pensacola, Florida home. She is the youngest of three and her family all reside in the Pensacola area. She graduated from the University of Mobile with at Bachelor’s in Nursing and she worked as a cardiac nurse for close to 20 years. She traveled all over the United…

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Sarah Beach

Outreach Ministries Team Leader and Executive Director of My Neighbor’s Place Sarah Beach is passionate about serving others and reaching out to the community.  She loves to connect the church to the community! Sarah has 16 years of urban ministry experience in Lexington, KY,  Lancaster City, PA, with the past 6 at Westwood. She graduated from Asbury…

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Dr. Chris McBride

Worship and Technology Team Leader While serving in the Marines he accepted Christ into his heart and dedicated his life to Him. He and his wife Laurie, met at a church in Georgia where he was the worship minister. Together they have three great children: Rebeka (age 19), Elijah (age 17), and Ceana (age 5).…

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Julie Fletcher

Office Manager Julie is the smiling face you will see when you enter the door. Julie keeps us organized and makes the office a welcoming place. She is passionate about hospitality and prayer.  Julie was a missionary with Youth With a Mission and traveled the globe sharing about Jesus’ love.  She has a daughter Megan…

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Allison Phillips

Preschool Director Prior to stepping into the role of the WUMC Preschool Director, Allison Phillips was an Assistant Teacher, then Lead Teacher in the Butterfly room (3-4 year olds). Allison has a passion for working with children, and watching them thrive in a classroom environment. She and her husband are residents of Delhi and have…

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