John Abel


John has been at Woodland since 2008. Prior to coming to Woodland John was counseling in the community. He has been pastoring and counseling for over 20 years. He brings a passion to see God's people connect with God through prayer, worship and ministry. Come and meet John on any Sunday, or call the office at 502-245-5416 to schedule a time to meet with John.

Besides his time at Woodland, John loves to camp, play golf, and see others grow in their faith. John and his wife have 3 beautiful daughters.

Larry Secrest

Worship Leader

Larry joined us in June 2012. He has spent most of his life involved in music programs in and out of Church. He has a passion for worshipping God through music and drama.

Along with his wife Kasie, he has three daughters: Mackenzie, Olivia, and Jane. He is an avid sports fan, and can talk about anything NFL. His #1 team is the Arizona Cardinals.


Elizabeth Shaw

Children's Leader

Elizabeth joined our staff in the fall of 2016 to lead our children's program. She has been involved as a parent and teacher for many years here at Woodland.

David Scarlott

Minister of Education

David became a part of the Woodland family in April of 2016 and subsequently joined
the staff in July 2017. He has been involved with Christian Education, in some capacity,
most of his adult life and feels a strong sense of calling to educate and equip all of
God’s people for ministry and service to the Church and world. Seeing people grow in
their faith and becoming more fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ is his greatest joy
as a minister.
When David is away from his responsibilities at the church, he loves spending time with
Melisa, his wife, and also reading, hiking, and travelling the Western U.S.

Sharon Key

Church Office and Financial Secretary

Sharon has been with the Church for over 15 years. She keeps the office running like a well oiled machine.