Staff 2019-10-09T02:35:55+00:00

John Dittmer

Senior Minister

John Dittmer has been the Senior Minister with WLCC since 1999. John holds B.A. degrees from Nebraska Christian College and a M.A. from Cincinnati Christian University. John and his wife, Kristin, have three children and four grandchildren.

(765) 463-7995

Wendy Reed

Children’s Ministry Director for Nursery and First Look

Wendy Reed joined the WLCC staff in August of 2017. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Purdue.  Wendy and her husband, Matt, have attended WLCC since 2004. They have four children, Hannah, Elijah, Noah, and Rebekah.

(765) 463-7995

Laura Smith

Preschool Director and Children’s Ministry Director for 252

Laura Smith has been the Director of Sonshine Preschool since 2003 and the 252 Children’s Director since August 2017.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education with a Kindergarten endorsement from Purdue University.   Laura and her husband, Dan, have 2 children.


Marc Burton

Worship Director

Marc has been attending West Lafayette Christian Church since November 2017, along with his wife, Patsy, and their two children, Cole and Payten. He began serving as the Worship Leader in February 2018. Marc also has a passion for the Youth Program, and is currently working with the Youth Minister to form a Youth Group Praise Team. Marc also serves in the Kairos Prison Ministry, and has a background of leadership in the life changing Celebrate Recovery Ministry Program.