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Our Leadership:

Pastors Derek & Melissa Wooten

Pastors Derek and Melissa Wooten have been in full time ministry together since 2010. They moved to Cincinnati in 2016 to lead Makers Church, and it has been the adventure of a lifetime! Pastor Derek is a native of South Carolina where he graduated from Wofford College with a bachelors degree in Finance. He walked away from a career in the NFL to pursue the calling of the Lord to preach and teach the Gospel. Pastor Derek’s ministry has led him throughout the country teaching and preaching to all generations about the goodness of God! Pastor Melissa, is an Ohio native growing up near Akron, Ohio. She is a graduate of Lee University with a degree in Christian education. Pastor Melissa’s heart is for leading people into the presence of God through worship, teaching, and discipleship. They are very thankful to be a part of what God is doing in and through Makers Church and Cincinnati for God’s Kingdom! They have two children, Brennan and Madilyn, who love Jesus, music, sports, and LaRosa’s!

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Pastors Brad & Emily Bastin

Pastor Brad brings a wealth of experience and energy to Makers as the Administrative Pastor. With a long tenure in the business sector, he brings a skill set that is a blessing to the efficiency and effectiveness of every area at Makers. He and his wife, Emily, consider it an honor to shepherd people and love to serve actively with their sons, Braden and Carson. Pastor Brad enjoys woodworking and tackling any project he and Emily dream up together!

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Pastor Cam Edmondson

Pastor Cam serves as the Youth Pastor at Makers Church. His passion and burden for young people is genuine and uncommon! He loves to teach, equip, and disciple people of all ages as they grow in their relationship with the Lord. He received his bachelors from the University of Cincinnati, and is an avid reader. Even though he was born and raised in Cincinnati, his favorite football team remains the Michigan Wolverines. Pastor Cam enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family and friends.

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Makers Kids Team

Our Makers Kids Ministry is led by a special team of parents that are committed to raising sons and daughters in Christ! Their passion and love for kids is undeniable as they love on, laugh with, and lead all of our Makers Kids with excellence. Their desire is for every child to know they are valuable, loved, and designed by God to do great things!

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