Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Jon Welch

Senior Pastor

Jon was born and raised in Iowa. After graduating from in Indiana Wesleyan in 2000, he arrived at First Wesleyan Church where he met some of the finest people on earth. In 2009, he graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary and began as senior pastor in January 2014. He is married to Sarah-Marie and they have three kids: Jack, Isabella, and Mia Kate.  He loves cheering for his favorite team, the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Andrew Day

Assistant Pastor, Frankfort Campus Pastor

Andrew was born in Marion, OH and moved to Chillicothe when he was 15 and began attending First Wesleyan Church. In 2005, he graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University and did an internship at 12Stone Church in Lawrenceville, GA. He moved back to First Wesleyan the following year and joined the staff. He is married to Heather and they have four kids: Corinne, Cooper, Hudson, and Emmett. He loves the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cincinnati Reds.

Brady Miller

Assistant Pastor

Brady grew up just north of Chillicothe and was a Westfall graduate in 2007. He studied at Ohio Christian University for 2 years  but later continued his education through Oklahoma Wesleyan University. He was ordained in 2018 in the Wesleyan Church. He is married to his high school sweetheart Chloe and they have two kids: Hezekiah and Genevieve. They started attending First Wesleyan in 2013. He loves anything tech and enjoys playing music.

Molly Lloyd

Children's Pastor

Molly was born and raised in Ross County and went to Paint Valley High School. She graduated from Rio Grande College in 1975 and worked at Fayette County Memorial Hospital. She married Byron and they had three daughters and a son who have given them thirteen grandchildren. She and her family started attending First Wesleyan in 2000 and Molly came on staff in 2015. Her greatest joy in life is serving God and loving her family.

Anne Cox

Pastoral Assistant

Anne was born in Chillicothe but lived in Columbus for twelve years growing up. She graduated from Hiram College in 1975. She has two sisters and lives on a farm with her husband of 36 years, Bill. She enjoys walks, kayaking, and trail rides. She has attended First Wesleyan for 28 years.

Traci Click

Director of Finances and Facilities

Traci grew up in Chillicothe and has attended First Wesleyan her entire life, where she has been heavily involved in the ministry of the church and has grown in her faith.  She is married to Jon and has two kids, Tanner and Emma, both of whom are out of high school. Traci and Jon spend a lot of time attending their kids activities and they love to spend time and make memories with family.