Meet the Staff
Pastor Jeff is a native of Central Ohio. He Grew up in Upper Arlington before attending the Ohio State University where he received a marketing degree. After several years in technology sales, Jeff answered God’s call to ministry. He received his Masters of Divinity from the Methodist Theological School of Ohio in 2007 and has served churches in Hilliard, Clintonville and Springfield. He and his wife, Sandi have twin sons, Robert and Luke. Jeff was appointed to Indian Run in July 2016
Alice was born and raised in Western Iowa. She received two degrees from Ohio State University, a BA in Political Science and a Masters in Social Work with a Clinical Emphasis. She has retired from a career as a therapist in community mental health. Alice’s husband, Allan, died in September, 2005. Although a widow, Alice has a large family, including fifteen grandchildren. Alice joined the Indian Run staff in September 2007.
Lisa was born in Elyria, Ohio. She graduated from Wittenberg University in 1990 with a BA in Business Administration and Accounting. She married Jim King in 1992 and they have 3 children – Alex, Mackenzie and Colin. She has worked in both public and private accounting and has spent the last 14 years focusing on raising her children while volunteering at her children’s schools and the church. Lisa joined the Indian Run staff in July 2012.
Amy earned a BME from Otterbein and a MA and PhD from The Ohio State University. She founded and conducted Kinderchor (Children’s Choir). She is the Director of Music Education in the Department of Music at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. (An historic United Methodist School). Amy and her husband reside in Lewis Center and are grandparents to seven wonderful children. Son Eric, daughter-in-law Jackie and grandchildren (Ivan, Kate, Lucy and Caseyg) live in Worthington. Daughter Emizlfiigon-in-law Greg, and grandchildren (Mack, Jacob, Julia and Gavin) live in Powell. Amy joined the Indian Run staff in June 2013.
Jacob is a native of the West Coast spending most of his life in California. He is a graduate from Northwest University in Kirkland, WA with a BA in Pastoral Ministries. He has held many positions of full-time pastoral and music ministry, which have brought him opportunities to lead worship With many artists such as Lincoln Brewster, Tommy Walker, Paul Colman, Nick Vujicic and Dr. Jack Hayford. He has a passion or authentic worship experiences through contemporary music. Jacob and his wife, Disa (who grew up at Indian Run UMC) moved to the Columbus area in June 2014 and live with their spoiled dogs, Archie and Eddie. He served as Interim Director of Contemporary Music and joined the staff in February 2017.
Amy was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to Columbus to attend Otterbein University. She graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music, concentrating in Composition and Theory, and also obtained a minor in Audio Production. In her spare time, she likes to play songs on her ukulele and record them. She has a beagle named Moz and a beta fish named Debuswimmy. Amy joined the Indian Run staff in January 2016.
Ann was born and raised in central Pennsylvania. She graduated from Roanoke College in 2001 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Elementary Education and Physical Education and Health. She moved to Dublin, Ohio in 2012 with her husband and three daughters – Bella, Samantha, and Emma. In addition to Parents‘ Morning Out, she also enjoys teaching at the Indian Run Preschool. Ann joined the Indian Run staff in August of 2014.