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Pastors: Mike and Janet Hopper

In July 2020, Mike and Janet moved from Janesville, WI to Anderson to pastor the Wesley Church. Both are ordained pastors and have led Free Methodist churches in Greensburg, IN; Greenwood, IN; South Lyon, MI; and Fillmore, MN with a love for people and a passion to help persons grow in their relationship with God. While in Janesville, Mike served as the Superintendent of the North Central Conference, overseeing 50 churches in that region. Mike and Janet have three grown children and three grandchildren – with whom they enjoy spending time.

Pastor Mike was born in Ft. Wayne and raised on the south side of Indianapolis. He graduated from Southport High School, Greenville College, and Asbury Theological Seminary. He swam competitively for 13 years. In his spare time, he enjoys histories of World War II and the Civil War. The theme Biblical passage for his life and ministry is Matthew 9:36-38.

Pastor Janet was born in northwestern Pennsylvania, and grew up around Pittsburgh. She is a graduate of Roberts Wesleyan College, and served as an emergency room social worker for six years. Janet has a passion for teaching the Bible, and in her spare time enjoys reading and scrapbooking. Her life verses are Lamentations 3:22-3.

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Pastor Janet’s email is