Wayne and Celeste came to West City shortly after they were married. They have a shared passion for young people. Wayne has worked with youth off and on his entire life. He is a former junior Olympic weight lifter. When he graduated from high school, he enlisted in the Army as paratrooper and served in 82nd airborne infantry. Prior to coming to West City, Wayne served with youth ministry, transportation ministry, and was an usher.
Wayne’s wife Celeste has spent most of her adult life in various areas of ministry, serving most recently as minister of worship at her previous church in Atlanta, GA.. She raised three children and mentors countless others. All of her children’s friends call her “mom.”