Pastor & Staff

Rev. Mark D. Miller

Senior Pastor

Pastor Mark Miller feels truly privileged to be the Pastor of Wyandotte First United Methodist Church. He has been a pastor in the Michigan Conference of the United Methodist Church for quite a few years, serving in several locations around the state. He is married to Kelly and together they have a blended family of six adult children of whom they are very proud. Also they have 4 precious grandchildren.
Missions is an important priority for Pastor Mark and he has ventured to India, Haiti, and Guatemala City, in addition to locations within the United States and our own community where we are called to be a "missional church."
We must always remember Jesus' command that we are to "GO!" outside the walls of the church to love in His name.
In addition to his love for serving Christ, Pastor Mark is a lover of all Detroit sports teams and the University of Michigan Wolverines. Go Blue!!!

Robin Rupert

Christian Education/Program Director

Hello, I am Robin I've been a member of this amazing church for 27 years. I have had the privilege of working on staff overseeing our Christian Education and Programs department for 20 years.
It's been incredible to see our children develop physically but as well as spiritually and fulfill the great commission. They are the voice, hands, and feet of Christ to a world still in need of Him. God can and will continue to use them for this time. I have an amazing team that helps in all areas of my department.

David Waggoner

Music Director

Hello, I'm David Waggoner and the Music Director here at Wyandotte First UMC.  I am so fortunate to work with an amazing group of talented musicians through choirs, handbells, praise band and instrumentalists.  I love being a part of making music and leading the congregation into worship.

Judy Rayburn

Office Manager

Hi my name is Judy and I am the Office Manager at Wyandotte First UMC.  I'm a fairly new staff member but I've been a member and volunteer in the music department as well as the media team for many years.  

Barbara Hall


Barbara is a dedicated and caring staff member who tends to Wyandotte First as if it's her own home.  She maintains our large church with pride and continues to dedicate a great amount of time to caring for the building
In addition to Wyandotte First , Barbara  currently works full time as a Bus Driver for Dearborn schools. Barabra shares that Dearborn is a wonderful place to work with all it’s smiling faces – only rivaled by the good people at Wyandotte First UMC.