Our Staff

The pastors and staff of Wells Church warmly invite you discover the community of faith that is Wells Church — a place where people of any and all backgrounds can experience the love and grace of God.  If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out through email or call the church office to speak with them.

  • Rev. Heather Hensarling

    Heather has served as Wells' senior pastor since July 2017. She is a graduate of Millsaps College in Jackson, and received her Master of Divinity degree from St. Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, Missouri.  An ordained elder, Heather has served in a variety of settings including campus ministry, multi-charge rural ministry and as the pastor of evangelism at United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas.  See her full bio. Email Heather

  • Rev. Dr. John Brashier

    John has served in Christian ministry for more than 30 years.  His experience includes youth ministry, associate and pastor.  He has served as associate pastor of Wells Church since 2014.  He and his wife Lianne have three children and a grandchild on the way.  John loves to read, watch sports, play golf and play guitar. Email John.

  • Nancy Moore

    Nancy is the director of the Wells Church Choir. She was a professor and director of choral activities at Delta State University. She earned the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in conducting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music. Nancy also has served as artistic director of the Jackson Choral Society and has been music minister for several United Methodist Churches. Nancy is married to the Rev. John Moore, a retired Elder in the United Methodist Church. Email Nancy.

  • Ashley Rogers

    Ashley is the director of the children's ministry. Ashley is a teacher at Power APAC in the Jackson Public School system. In 2017, Ashley was chosen as Jackson Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Ashley, a native of Mandeville, La., is married to Jared Rogers. She is a Millsaps graduate. In June of 2018, she was awarded the Harry Denman Evangelism Award by the Mississippi United Methodist Conference. Email Ashley.

  • Krystal Jackson

    Krystal Jackson serves as Creative Arts Coordinator for Children and Youth and Assistant to the Music Director.  She is a 2018 graduate of Millsaps College with a double major in music and studio arts and a product of the Jackson Public Schools Power APAC Program.  She has worked with the DayStars Summer Camp Program and has performed in Carnegie Hall, across the U.S. and in Florence, Italy. She is also a Wolfe Studio artist.  Email Krystal.

  • Dr. Jeff Parker

    Jeff Parker serves as the minister of counseling.  He has expertise in.....blah blah.

    Email Jeff. 

  • Jane Everly

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  • David Hampton

    David is a retired journalist who spent 37 years in various writing and editing positions at Mississippi newspapers. Hampton is a graduate of the University of Memphis. He covered politics and government and served as The Clarion-Ledger’s editorial director for 26 years. He has won numerous awards for his opinion writing, and in 2012, was inducted into the Mississippi Press Association Hall of Fame. His wife, Peggy, is former communications director for Jackson Public Schools. Email David.

  • Elaine COllins

    Elaine coordinates the nursery for infants and toddlers. She has blah blah experience in childcare blah blah

  • Loy MOncrief

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  • Kay Smith Olliver

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  • Jamie Ward

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