Lynne O'Brien is serving as our temporary Administrative Assistant. She comes with plenty of experience, having served and subbed as a church secretary and Administrative Assistant in multiple churches across Indiana. That's not surprising, as the wife of our current pastor. Lynne brings a "can do" attitude and is always willing to help whenever and wherever she can.
Connie Wilson is a longtime member of Mohawk Church (since when it was an E.U.B. Church). She is responsible for keeping the church clean, with the help of her husband, Ben.
Rev. Kerry O'Brien
Reverend Kerry O’Brien has been a minister since 1997. As a “second career” pastor, he has over 20 years of experience in the business world before going to seminary and becoming an ordained Elder in The United Methodist Church. He graduated from Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary in 2003, and began his first full time appointment right afterwards, in Elkhart, IN. He was ordained in The United Methodist Church in 2006.
Pastor Kerry has served Indiana churches in Roselawn, Elkhart (Trinity), Kokomo (Main Street), Plymouth (Trinity), Richmond (Central), and most recently at Grace UMC in Rochester. He was born and raised in Hammond, IN.
Pastor Kerry has been married to his wife, Lynne, for 42 years. They have two children, a daughter-in-law, and six grandchildren. All of them now live in the greater Indianapolis area, which makes Pastor Kerry and Lynne very happy to live so much closer to them.
Joy, integrity, energy, care, humor, and an abiding relationship with Jesus Christ are among the many gifts Pastor Kerry brings to his ministry. He loves children, very young to very old! He welcomes everyone who wishes to sincerely worship and praise God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit to Mohawk UMC.
Angela has played piano, organ and keyboard for congregations from California to New York. She attended Ball State University, Olivet Nazarene University and graduated from Indiana University. She has played the keyboard at the Mohawk United Methodist Church since September, 2019.
Angela developed a passion for worship music at an early age. She has been involved in several choirs and has enjoyed directing school choirs and bands. Angela also plays french horn. She has accompanied instrumentalists and various small groups and choirs. She also enjoys playing for musicals, weddings, funerals, receptions, birthday
parties and various community events.
Angela is a mother, a nana and married to Gary. During the week, you will find Angela working for the Department of Child Services as a Family Case Manager advocating for children's safety.
Ashley Haehl is our Nursery Attendant. With a heart of gold and plenty of experience with her own children, Ashley is well equipped to care for our youngest ones on Sunday mornings.