Dan is our Lead Pastor and South Dakota native, hailing from Madison. He's married to his high school sweetheart, Michele and they have three children; Bethany, Hannah, and Benjamin. After working as an engineer for nine years, God called Dan into full-time ministry. He's so thankful that God has led them to minister here in Mitchell. He loves to help people get deeply rooted in Jesus Christ, so they can discover and live out their calling in life.
Caleb joined the Mitchell Wesleyan staff in June 2017. The son of a pastor, Caleb grew up in Pierre, SD; Olathe, KS; and Gillette, WY. He met Kirsten Fisher (of Bartlesville, OK) during their freshman year at Oklahoma Wesleyan University and they were married September 3, 2017. Caleb felt the call to full-time ministry his freshman year of college and graduated from Oklahoma Wesleyan in 2017. Caleb has a deep passion for church ministry and wants to see people’s lives changed and the Great Commission fulfilled
Angie is the children’s pastor and grew up in Ethan, South Dakota. Angie is married to Jarod, and together they have five kids: Noah, Leah, Anna, Rachel, and Joshua. Angie worked as a physical therapist and stay at home mom prior to being called into vocational children’s ministry at Mitchell Wesleyan. She and Jarod farm outside of Mitchell. Angie can most often be found with her kids or in her kitchen, baking and cooking, running, sewing or painting on barn wood.
Bryan has been a solid volunteer for over 25 years. He re-careered as a pastor after a long career in the military. His wife Carrie is the facility/finance manager here at MWC. They have three children and five grandchildren. When Bryan is not helping people know Christ and grow in Christ, he can be found at auctions or camping with his family. Bryan also enjoys traveling back roads in his Jeep and finds solace riding his Harley.
Carrie is our Facility and Finance Manager and has been on staff since 1994. She and her husband, Bryan Pohlen (Discipleship Pastor), have three grown children and 5 grandchildren. She is passionate about teens and has served in teen ministry for many years. Both Carrie and Bryan lead our Marriage Mentoring program and teach various adult Cultivate Groups.
Trish is the Communication Director for the MWC office. She grew up in Mitchell and is a graduate of Dakota Wesleyan University majoring in Communications. She married to her college sweetheart, Trevor Oswald. They have 3 children, Cylie, Easton and Kesler. Trish enjoys riding horses, camping, staying active and spending time with Friends and Family