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Jesus Metropolitan
Community Church
2950 East 55th Place
Indianapolis, Indiana 46220

(317) 722-0000

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Ministers and Staff

Rev. Jeff Miner, Pastor
Rev. Jeff Miner
Pastor Jeff came to Jesus MCC on January 4,1997. This is his first pastorate. Prior to completing his training and ordination, he practiced law for 13 years, serving as Deputy Chief Counsel for Legislative Affairs at a federal banking agency in Washington, D.C. He is an honors graduate of Harvard Law School (J.D., 1983) and Bob Jones University (B.A., 1980). He prepared for the clergy in our denomination's Samaritan Clergy Training Program. 
     Jeff is 48 years old and lives with his spouse of fifteen years, David Zier. Jeff was born and raised in Indianapolis, and has made a long-term commitment to Jesus MCC.

Listen to Jeff tell his life story:

Julie Benson, Minister of Worship
Julie Benson
Julie Benson has grown up in the MCC churches since the age of nine and came to the Indianapolis church in 1996. Prior to her position as Minister of Worship, she served the congregation part-time as Minister of Music since 1998.
     Julie graduated from Butler University with a degree in music education and subsequently taught music for the Department of Correction and Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School.  Julie performs regularly for various church events across the nation and actively participates in both the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis.

David Squire, Communications Director
David Squire
David Squire has served with Jesus MCC since January, 1999, first as Administrator and now as Communications Director.
     Before coming to Jesus MCC he worked in various technical and creative fields, including web site design and management,  graphic design, and data management.  He and his partner, David Wene, have been together since 1997.  They were joined in Civil Union in Vermont in December, 2000.

Jason Saylor, Accompanist
Jason Saylor
Jason began serving as Accompanist in August, 2002.  He has studied keyboard instruments since the age of five, and has served as church accompanist and choir director for other churches before coming to Jesus MCC. He studied vocal performance at Indiana University.
     Jason enjoys performing in musical theatre when time permits and performed professionally during college. Jason's primary job is with McDonald's Corporation as a Field Consultant for the southern Indiana area.

David Calvert, ASL Interpreter
David Calvert
David Calvert began serving as Jesus MCC's ASL interpreter in October, 2001.  He was born and raised in Indianapolis, and graduated from Ben Davis High School.  He has a degree in American Sign Language and is currently finishing another degree at IUPUI in Interpreting.  He has worked as a professional interpreter for ten years, and is nationally certified.  He has served as the president of ICRID (Indiana Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf).  David has an 18-year-old son, Corey.


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