Pastor Dan Wilson

The Rev. Dan Wilson has been serving God as the pastor of Ivy Chapel United Church of Christ since 1999. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1982 from the Ohio State University.  In 1987, he received a Master of Divinity degree from Eden Theological Seminary, and he was ordained into Christian ministry at North Congregational United Church of Christ in Columbus, Ohio.  Pastor Dan previously served UCC congregations in Oakville, Missouri; Evansville, Wisconsin; and Eureka, Kansas.  He celebrates, “Serving God as a pastor offers ever-new challenges, exceptional blessings, and profound joys!  I am grateful to God for giving me opportunities to serve Christ in this humbling and holy calling.”

God has blessed Pastor Dan and his partner Sue with two marvelous children, a son Ashton and a daughter Sarah.  Over his lifetime of participating in God’s Church, Pastor Dan has been moved by experiencing the goodness, kindness, unselfishness, wisdom, faith, and graciousness of many, many followers of Christ.  

The United Church of Christ is a church for everyone.  God loves all people. 

No matter what, no matter where, no matter who; you are welcome here!

Pastor Dan wholeheartedly loves the United Church of Christ.  This is a church where all people may receive Christ’s extravagant love!

Ivy Chapel United Church of Christ is seeking to live as a faith community where all people are affirmed and loved.

We invite you to be blessed with the joy of participating in this life-giving community of God. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is this eternal and pure gift: God loves you.

Minister of Music

We are currently hiring for a Minister of Music. Find information about the position here.

Youth Ministry Coordinator

We are also looking for a Youth Ministry Coordinator to lead and grow our children’s program. Find more information about this position here.

Frieda Clark, Office Administrator\

Frieda Clark became Ivy’s Secretary in 2006, a job she accepted because it gave her a chance to continue practicing her skills and also fulfilled her desire to serve the Lord. Frieda previously worked for several churches in the area, chiefly with responsibility for publications and other computer-related services. She grew up in O’Fallon, Mo., and was active in her own church in St. Peters, where she held leadership positions. Frieda and her husband lived in Hawaii and Italy before he retired from the Air Force. She has two grown sons and three grandchildren whom she’d like to see more often.