Our Staff

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Dr. Scott Solberg

Senior Pastor

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Scott was born and raised in Pennsylvania and served a church outside of Philadelphia before joining our leadership team in 2003. He holds degrees from Philadelphia College of Bible (now Cairn University), Dallas Theological Seminary and Biblical Theological Seminary.  As Lead Pastor, Scott is responsible for developing vision and the disciple making process for the church family, leadership development, and the weekly preaching of God’s Word.  Scott and his wife, Bonnie, have four grown children.  Scott enjoys running, reading, working outside, and rooting for any team that hails from Philadelphia.

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Rev. Michael Conserva

Executive Pastor

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Pastor Mike was born and raised in the Boston area. After college, he served 3 years as an Associate Pastor before he and his family moved to Thailand to serve for the next 26+ years as missionaries. While overseas, Mike was heavily vested in church planting and training/development of pastors and lay-leaders throughout S.E. Asia/Indochina. He has a great love for people and loves to train others to be more effective in ministry. He holds degrees from Columbia International University.

At WEFC, Mike is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of our ministry, as well as helping our people take the “Next Steps” in their faith journey through Worship, Community and Service. Mike and his wife, Ellen, have 5 grown children and have looked after 5 foster children over the years. He enjoys the outdoors, watching and playing sports, as well as reading and technology. He is counted as one of the many in the Red Sox Nation.

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Ryan Warner

Associate Pastor of Student Ministries

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Ryan joined our staff in the fall of 2015 after serving for 7 years as a Youth Pastor in Orlando, Florida. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida and a Master’s degree from Asbury Theological Seminary. Ryan is passionate about ministry. He is highly relational and loves spending time with students, families and the leaders who are investing in the lives of teens.

He and his wife, Katelyn, and are blessed with a preschool-age son, Emerson, and a new baby boy, Everett. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies and playing an occasional video game.

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Sharan Crabtree

Director of Children's Ministries

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Sharan and her family have been a part of the WEFC family for 12 years. She and her husband have two children; a daughter in college, and a son in high school. She is a graduate of Nyack College and previously taught at the Wethersfield United Methodist Church preschool. She grew up as a “PK” (pastor’s kid) and has a love for the Lord and for his people – the church. Sharan brings with her a passion for children and families, an infectious spirit and enthusiasm, along with a commitment to see our children rooted firmly in their faith.

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Colleen Smith

Director of Worship Ministries/Office Manager

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Growing up in a large family in rural Pennsylvania, Colleen appreciates the sacrifices her parents made to provide them with opportunities to both learn and experience the world of music. She studied voice at West Chester State College (now University) and toured for a year and a half with a Christian music group. Working in worship ministry was a natural progression after she married her husband, Jeff, and got involved in a sister church in southern CT . Colleen came to WEFC in 1985 and now also oversees the support staff. With two grown children and eight grandchildren, this “Nana” has a full and active plate. She enjoys crocheting, bargain shopping, UCONN Women’s Basketball and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Lisa Bobak

Office Support

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Mary Sarratt

Office Support

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Kirsten Trumbull

Office Support

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