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Our Staff

David Barber


Pastor Barber came to Immanuel in 2000. Previously he served congregations in Michigan and Florida. He is a gifted Bible study leader and preacher. He is husband to Ann and dad to Ben, Dan and Tim.

Wendy Pritchard

Open Arms Director

Ms. Wendy came to Immanuel in 2006 to head up the opening of our child development center, Open Arms. She has overseen the growth from the first day with two children in the building to our current size of approximately 100 children each day. She is wife to Bob and mom to Joe and Andy.

Ann Barber

Director of Family Life Ministry

Ann came to Immanuel in 2009. With her background in classroom teaching, Ann serves as our Director of Christian Education and focuses on famiilies. She has the opportunity to work with our smallest children and our oldest members, along with everyone in between. She is married to Dave and mom to Ben, Dan and Tim

Kathy Gerken


The newest member of our staff and the longest member of Immanuel, Kathy joined the staff in 2014. Bringing her gifts and talents with numbers to us, Kathy makes sure our books stay in order and our budget is kept.

Beth Neal

Administrative Assistant

Beth came to Immanuel in 2016 as our Administrative Assistant. Prior to working at Immanuel, Beth was employed as a research librarian in the law firm industry. Beth has two children enrolled in Open Arms - Elijah, who is in the kindergarten class and Margaret, who is in the toddler tulips class. Beth loves the warm and caring environment of Open Arms and is blessed to be a part of the team.

Timothy Marquardt

Director of Music

Timothy has served Immanuel the longest, joining the staff in 1996. He is our organist and also directs our choir. Tim literally met his wife in our balcony when she was providing music for a wedding. Tim and Jenn have been blessed with three children, Abby, Peter and Jonah.

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