Beginning July 16, Reverend Jan Funk will be First Wayne Street’s Visitation Pastor. Please welcome her!
Jan is an Ordained Deacon (2012) in the UM Church with additional studies in pastoral care. She served at Covenant UMC as the Associate Pastor for 12 years and has completed a residency program for chaplaincy at Lutheran Hospital, where she is chair of the Chaplain Oversight Committee. In her part-time position at First Wayne Street, Jan will be visiting our shut-in and homebound members as well as over-seeing the Congregational Care team as they assist with visitation and interacting with the Stephen Ministry team.
Jan and her husband Jeff have been married for 40 years, are Fort Wayne natives and have 2 adult children & 3 grandchildren. Jan says, “We are excited about this new chapter in our lives with First Wayne Street UMC.” Jan will be attending our Sunday worship service on July 15th – please take a moment to greet her that morning!