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 four grand kids and attending community events.


Chris Ruhlen

Worship & Student Pastor

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.


Jennifer Shipman

Children’s Ministry Assistant

Jennifer has been long time attender of Waterford Community Church. She has been involved in a variety of ministries. She joined the team in 2019 to give leadership to our Faith Mountain program helping us connect to parents all week long. She and her husband Mark have a daughter who is also in the Children’s Ministry. Check out her blog Walking in Eden on Facebook.

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.