Meet our Team!

  • Pastor Shawn O'Brien

    Shawn and his wife Amanda have been a part of WGT for several years. They have one daughter, Noelle. Shawn joined the West Green Tree team in 2016 as the Director of Youth Ministries. In March of 2022, he stepped into the role of Pastor. 

    Shawn loves Jesus, spending time outdoors with his family and Christmas! 

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  • Ryan ARndt, WorshiP Arts Coordinator

    Ryan joined the WGT Team in 2014 as Choir Director. As time went on, he stepped into several roles within the church, expanding the worship team, aiding in live-streaming and a weekly Hymn Sing to name a few.  Eventually these important avenues of music & worship merged into one position, Worship Arts Coordinator, in 2020.

    Ryan enjoys music in all forms and spends a great deal of time in his camper!


  • David Spayde, Youth Ministries Coordinator

    David joined the WGT Team as the Youth Ministries Coordinator in 2023. Previously, he had spent 7 years as a youth leader at Hope Community Church where he discipled and taught the youth while working closely with the Youth Director and Associate Pastor. David is attending seminary at LBC pursuing a Master of Ministry degree with an emphasis in youth and young adult ministry. David loves Jesus and has a passion for helping the youth to build a solid foundation in their relationship with Jesus. He also enjoys playing sports, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his dog Jax, who is a shepherd husky mix.


  • Paula Jones, Administrative Assistant

  • Jim Spickler, custodian

  • Angela Waser, Custodian