Dan Wuthrich has been pastor of Mayer Community Church since July of 2012. After practicing law for 21 years, Dan followed God’s call into full-time pastoral ministry. He is a graduate of Biola University (Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics) and has been married to his wife and ministry partner, Cheryl, since 1985. Both Dan and Cheryl have served in lay ministry in prior churches where they were members. Additionally, they have served on short-term mission teams in Colombia, Paraguay, Ukraine, and Mexico.
Dan and Cheryl have two children: Matthew works and is a business major at California State University, Fresno, and Amy is a graduate of California Baptist University, currently teaching Biology and Anatomy & Physiology at Mayer High School.
Dan loves reading, Mexican food, and nearly every sport known to man!
Rick Hackett has been one of our elders since 2013. Rick and his lovely wife Marla were born and raised in Pennsylvania. They moved to Phoenix in the early 80’s. After retiring from Arizona Public Service and building a house in Mayer, they moved here. Happily married since 1972, they have 3 children, 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. In addition to serving the Lord, Rick enjoys working with his hands, bicycle riding and archery hunting.
Barney Strange has been a full time resident of Mayer since 2010. He moved to Mayer after retiring from Maricopa Community Colleges in Tempe, AZ. He has been happily married to his lovely wife Michelle for 31 years. They have three grown daughters, Tara, Cora and Molly and two daughters, C.C. and Destiny, living at home. They also have five grandchildren ranging from 1 to 21 years old. Barney’s ministry interests are men’s discipleship and small groups. Barney likes to spend his free time reading, gardening and raising chickens.