Our Staff.

One of the things that makes Waterford Community Church stand out is the personable and talented staff. We would love to meet up for coffee, or catch up after a Sunday service. If you have any questions about life at WCC, don’t be shy, we’d love to meet you!


Brent Wood

Lead Pastor

Brent has been the lead pastor of Waterford Community Church since July 2010. He and his wife Kelly, along with their three college-age kids, have been pouring into the Waterford community and making it their home. Pastor Brent brings a passion for young families and transformational preaching, as well as building intergenerational churches. He enjoys running, reading, and listening to podcasts.

Mark Manzer

Executive Pastor
Mark has been at Waterford since February 2017, working hard to develop volunteer groups as well as family ministry and discipleship. Mark has been a church planter in the past, and brings a great style of leadership. He and his wife Sue enjoy visiting their three grand kids and attending community events.


Chris Ruhlen

Worship Leader

Chris has been with us since April 2017 and brings passion and modern relevance to worship. He and his wife Miranda are in graduate school. If they have free time, they enjoy traveling, connecting with others, and going to concerts.


Lindsay Svacha

Children’s Ministry

Lindsay grew up in Waterford Community Church and has always found roles to lead in. Through her vision and leadership, the children’s programs at Waterford have become exciting and popular. She and her husband Dave have two high school boys.


Kim Rushing

Office Administrator
Kim has attended Waterford for many years and enjoys serving the church she and her family attend. Kim is detailed and loves to laugh. She and her husband Mike have two high school kids.