STAFF

Get to know our team!

MEET OUR TEAM!

DAN ZIEBARTH - LEAD PASTOR

"I run in the paths of your commands, for You have set my heart free." - Psalm 119:32

Dan is our Lead Pastor and South Dakota native, hailing from Madison. He's married to his high school sweetheart, Michele. They have three children; Bethany who is married to Son-In-Law Jesse, Hannah and Benjamin. After working as an engineer for nine years, God called Dan into full-time ministry. He's so thankful that God has led them to minister here in Mitchell. He loves to help people get deeply rooted in Jesus Christ, so they can discover and live out their calling in life.

BRYAN POHLEN - DISCIPLESHIP PASTOR

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; Do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:9

Bryan has been a solid volunteer for over 25 years. He re-careered as a pastor after a long career in the military. His wife Carrie is the Facility and Finance Manager here at MWC. They have three children and five grandchildren. When Bryan is not helping people know Christ and grow in Christ, he can be found at auctions or camping with his family. Bryan also enjoys traveling back roads in his Jeep and finds solace riding his Harley.

ANGIE KLOCK - KIDS PASTOR

"The Lord will fight for you, you need only to be still." Exodus 14:14

Angie is the children’s pastor and grew up in Ethan, South Dakota. Angie is married to Jarod, and together they have five kids; Noah, Leah, Anna, Rachel, and Joshua. Angie worked as a physical therapist and stay at home mom prior to being called into vocational children’s ministry at Mitchell Wesleyan. She and Jarod farm outside of Mitchell. Angie can most often be found with her kids or in her kitchen, baking and cooking, running, sewing and other creative projects.  

JOSH BERG - WORSHIP PASTOR

Be renewed by the transforming of your mind. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Romans 12:2

Pastor Josh joined MWC in the fall of 2018 after moving from Tulsa, Ok with his wife, Sarah. She and Josh have a daughter and a son. Josh has been performing and writing music for well over a decade. Prior to committing to the call of worship, he had been working with various youth and young adult ministries.

CARRIE POHLEN - FACILITY & FINANCE MANAGER

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. - John 3:16

Carrie is our Facility and Finance Manager and has been on staff since 1994. She and her husband, Bryan Pohlen (Discipleship Pastor), have three grown children and 5 grandchildren. She is passionate about teens and has served in teen ministry for many years. Both Carrie and Bryan lead our Marriage Mentoring Program and teach various adult Cultivate Groups.

TRISH OSWALD - COMMUNICATION DIRECTOR

She is clothed in strength and dignity and laughs without fear of the future. Psalm 31:25

Trish is the Communication Director for the MWC office. She grew up in Mitchell and is a graduate of Dakota Wesleyan University majoring in Communications. She is married to her college sweetheart, Trevor Oswald. They have 3 children: Cylie, Easton and Kesler. Trish enjoys riding horses, camping, staying active and spending time with friends and family.