Meet Our Pastors
Nathaniel & Stephanie Rhoads
PastorNathaniel (Nate) Rhoads and his wife Stephanie came to Winnemucca to serve our
church in the fall of 2008. Nathaniel is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of
God and both Nathaniel and Stephanie are graduates of Bethany University (CA), where
Stephanie earned an M.A. in Teaching. She has taught in two of our local elementary
schools, as well as coordinates children’s ministries for the church. Nathaniel also
graduated from Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (MO) and serves as
the regional presbyter for northern Nevada.
Articles & Resources for Church Workers
Starting a Greeter Program
Four years ago I accepted the challenge of evangelism chairperson for our church. One of the first programs the pastor and I developed was the Sunday morning greeter program.
Motivating the Right Person into the Right Ministry
One of the greatest challenges for most leaders is selecting and motivating the right people into the right ministry positions in hopes of minimizing turnover and frustration. Even in the smaller church with limited personnel, it is important to coordinate people and ministry as much as possible.
“I TRIED, BUT NO ONE EVER CALLED ME”
“I tried, but no one ever called me” are painful words for a leader who has much work to do and not enough people willing to do it. These words are painful for the person who wanted to contribute, but was never called. These are also painful words for a person who is committed to helping people connect and contribute in meaningful ways within the church.