meet our staff

  • Alfy Austin

    Alfy Austin has been a pastor since 1981 and the pastor of World Gospel Church since September of 2008. A graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Dallas Theological Seminary, Alfy has served in churches in Texas, Illinois, Virginia and now Indiana. He is married to Karen and they have four adult sons. Exposition of scripture is a primary focus of Alfy’s ministry.

  • Jonathan Hollingsworth

    Jonathan began his ministry working with the students at WGC in June of 2014 after graduating with a Master of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. Jonathan grew up in a pastor’s home in Dallas and came to faith in Christ at an early age. Jonathan and Rachel J. met when they were both at Oklahoma State University and were married in May of 2013. They have two very happy boys born here in Terre Haute. Jonathan’s passion is to share God's love and truth and help and encourage others to discover what God has gifted them to do.

  • Rachel d.


    children's ministry director

  • Laurie Jackson

    Contemporary Worship Director

  • Mimi Mech

    Traditional  worship director

  • amy Buitron

    nursery director

  • Katie Lester
    Kids Hope Director

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SHARON HEATH, Office Manager

LOUISE HARRISON, Administrative Assistant

KAREN SMITH, Financial Secretary

TERRI BROWN, Custodian

BRET MISHLER, Facilities and Garden