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  • Jim Beadle | Treasurer

    Jim is our part-time Administrative Pastor and serves as the Treasurer on the Deacon Board. His spiritual gifts include administration, leadership, wisdom, and organization. Formally an Administrative Pastor at a California megachurch, Jim now serves as FBO Financial Analyst Sr. with APS. Jim and Beth have been married 40 years; they have five kids and 6 grandkids. If not working, you’ll likely find Jim mountain-biking, watching college basketball, or playing with his English Bulldog, Murphy.

  • LAYLA BISHOP | Vice-President

    Layla is married to Dan, and they have two wonderful daughters, Lexani and Ella. Layla graduated from Arizona State University with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in law; she has a masters degree in Social Work. She works for Unitedhealthcare Community Plan as a Workforce Development Administrator and absolutely loves her job. She has been a part of the Wonderful Mercy family for over 10 years. She has served in our Children’s Ministry and as a co-leader of a Life Together group.

  • Tom Edwards | secretary

    Tom has been a member of Wonderful Mercy for more than 15 years. Married to Melissa 18, together they have two teenage boys, Andrew and Ryan. Tom was a key part of the Youth Ministry at Wonderful Mercy for ten years; professionally, he works as a jeweler. When he is not making jewelry, Tom can be found with rod and reel in hand, fishing for fun and as a tournament angler. He also enjoys working on car projects with his son and his father, building memories along the way. 

  • Kevin Marvin | President

    Kevin has been a member of Wonderful Mercy since 1997 and married to his wife, Marisa, since 2014. Kevin and Marisa have a blended family of five children, a daughter-in-law, two step grandchildren, and a future son-in-law. In his years at WMC, Kevin has served on the Deacon Board, Hospitality Ministry, Prayer Ministry, and Youth Ministry. Kevin leads an engineering team focused on tracking construction vehicles. Kevin enjoys playing racquetball, hiking, traveling, cheering for the Iowa State Cyclones, and spending time with his wife, family, and friends.

  • Graeme has served as lead pastor of Wonderful Mercy for 27 years. He is the author of The Dangerous Kind. He and Jennifer have four extraordinary children. He loves films (he wrote screenplays for a while), Americana roots music, and deep sea fishing. He serves as the Recording Secretary for the Board of Deacons.


This team serves as the corporate officers of the congregation. They function as the “Business Board” of the congregation, ensuring effective fiscal and property management. The Deacons support WMC’s vision and mission, while praying regularly for Wonderful Mercy Church’s ministry and personnel.