DEACONS

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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 Director of Finance within Financial Services at Arizona State University. Jim and Beth have been married 36 years; they have five kids and 4 grandkids. If not working, you’ll likely find Jim mountain biking, watching college basketball, or playing with his English Bulldog, Murphy.

  • Leslie Doss | President

    Leslie Doss has been a member of Wonderful Mercy church for three years. She was married to her beloved husband, Hank, for 49 years and is a mother of three and grandmother of two. Being a mother and grandmother are two of her greatest blessings. She has volunteered at Chandler Regional Hospital for eight years as a means to give back to the community. Over the years, Leslie has moved around the country and attended many churches. This has given her the insight to care for others with a heart of mercy. She has a strong desire to see God's body unified and moving out to grow His kingdom in the earth.

  • 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. 

  • SHARON HANSEN | Secretary

    A member at Wonderful Mercy for four years, Sharon has three beautiful children, five dogs and three cats. Sharon's childhood was spent on the mission field in Bolivia, South America where she learned to love and serve all people. She studied Bible from 7 years of age and grew up as a missionary/pastor’s daughter. Her BA is in Organizational Communications and she holds a minor in Bible from Biola University. Over the years Sharon has served at many churches in various capacities such as choir and worship team member, missions board member, Bible study leader, prayer team, prison visitation, and is certified to teach and has led Divorce Care and Mending the Soul classes. She has led Nursing home and homeless ministries, and participated in community outreaches and has a servants heart. Sharon's professional background has been with Southwest Airlines for the last 28 years. Sharon loves making new friends and spending time with friends; she loves the beach, spending time in nature, hiking, biking, swimming, writing and going to the movies.

  • Kevin Marvin | Vice-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.

THE ROLE OF THE DEACON

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.