About Us

Essentials About Us, Our Beliefs, and Our Practices

Photo of person passing communion tray.
1 Corinthians 11:27-31 - Communion is a regular opportunity for the body of Christ in the struggle against sin to pause and meditate on their need for the Lord’s grace, asking for forgiveness, and keeping “short accounts” before the Lord.



Pastor Jack Wilson

Senior Pastor

Pastor Jack is celebrating 20 years of full-time pastoral ministry.  He was called as Senior Pastor of Waterdam Church in 2005.  Pastor Jack graduated with honors from Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio in 1998 with a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Counseling.  Before being called into the ministry Jack worked as a Preload Supervisor for 7 years at UPS while getting a Bachelor’s Degree at Ohio University.  Hobbies:  Hang out with my family, golf, watch Lord of the Rings.  Pastor Jack and his wife Melissa have three daughters, Meredith, Hannah, and Kate.

Finnell Family 2021

Pastor Dan Finnell

Assistant Pastor

Pastor Dan answered the call to full-time ministry after 20 years of sales. He completed a bachelor of Divinity degree from the Christian Leaders College in 2018.  Pastor Dan enjoys learning about people and their walk with the Lord over a cup of coffee or a slice of pizza.  He and his wife Jenn are proud parents of Dylan and Reagan. 

Scott MacLeod

Interim Youth Director

Scott and his wife Melissa have attended Waterdam Church for several years. Their son Ian is in 6th grade and is a part of Waterdam’s Youth Group. Scott is a teacher at Streams Elementary School in the Upper Saint Clair School District. He served several years as Youth Pastor at a church in Homestead, Pa where his dad was the Senior Pastor. He is looking forward to building relationships and developing an exciting ministry.  We are blessed to have him! 

Andrew Natanel - Children's Ministry Director

Andrew Natanel

Children's Ministry Director
Marge Zielinski - Church Office Manager

Marge Zielinski

Church Office Manager