Lance serves as the Lead Pastor at Wallula. He supports the mission to equip and transform at WCC through leadership of the staff, providing vision and direction to the church and serving as the primary preacher on Sunday mornings. Lance is married to Cherie and together have three kids, Klayton, Lacey & Zoe. Lance enjoys following Kansas State University athletics and the Kansas City Royals. The only teams he prefers watching are his kids' baseball and softball teams. The Coffmans have attended Wallula for over ten years and look forward to how God will continue to use Wallula in Leavenworth and Wyandotte Counties.



    Zach has served as Wallula's Student Pastor since 2005. His passion is for connecting students to Jesus, adult mentors, and to each other in community. Zach received a BA in Biblical Literature from Ozark Christian College where he developed a passion for missions and has been able to build houses in Mexico, work with missionaries in Honduras, and teach English in China.  Zach has two amazing children, Graham and Selah and he loves to swim, hang out with his family, and play board/card games (especially Exploding Kittens).

  • Craig archer | worship PASTOR


    Craig serves as Wallula’s Worship Pastor. He is passionate about the Church gathering together to sing and worship God in Spirit and truth. Craig graduated from K-State with a BA in Music Education and recently completed his MA in Theological Studies through Liberty University. Craig and Haley have been married since 2014 and have three kids, Elsie, Avett, and Haddon. He enjoys BBQing, learning new instruments, reading, cycling, and nerding out on coffee brewing!



    Katy serves full time as the Kids Ministry Director at Wallula. She has a mission to share Jesus with your kids and wants them to know they are loved and treasured by Him. Katy began attending Wallula with her family in 1995, and came on staff in 2013 & 2014 as a summer intern. She stayed on part time through her last year of college and then after graduating from K-State with a BS in Social Work & Manhattan Christian College with a BS in Biblical Studies in 2015, became the full time Kids Ministry Director. She and her husband Will have been married since 2020. She enjoys game nights, quality time with family & friends, crafty things & decorating! 



    Laurie serves as Connections Director at Wallula. She is married to her high-school sweetheart, Kenny, and together have a son, Eliott. They have attended Wallula since 2002. She is an alumni of Baker University, graduating in 1985 with dual BS degrees in Business and Fashion Merchandising. She was blessed to become a stay-at-home mom after working 15 years in retail/district management, entering back into the workforce part-time in 2006. While she enjoys beach vacations, decorating and retail therapy…cheering on Eliott as he played baseball for 18 years and throughout his college career is what she was most honored to do. She can definitely be classified as the ultimate “baseball-mom”!

  • Kelly Billings | wcp director

    Kelly serves as the weekday preschool director. She has a heart for kids and is a great leader to the teaching team at WCP. Kelly and her husband Dale have three girls, and their weekends are filled with basketball and softball games. 
  • Linda babcock | Treasurer


    Linda has served as the part-time treasurer since July 1999. She started attending Wallula with her family when she was in the 4th grade. She attended Emporia State University and graduated with a Finance Degree. Linda lives in Lansing with her husband, David.  They have two daughters; Emily is married and lives in Emporia and Cara lives in Lansing. She also has a grandson who she loves spending as much time as possible with.   Linda enjoys spending time with her family and friends and watching football and basketball (especially the Chiefs and Kansas Jayhawks!) 

  • Tara hedlund | ministry assistant


    Tara has served as the ministry assistant in the office since January 2016. She and her family have attended Wallula since 2013. She has been married to Jeremy for 28 years, and lives in KCK. They have three kids and one grandson that they absolutely adore. Her free time is spent with family and traveling with her husband. She enjoys crafting and wants to be a mentor and encourager to moms and women in her life!