Reverend Dr. John F. Ross was installed as the 22nd Senior Minister of Wayzata Community Church on October 17, 2004. Prior to coming to Wayzata Community Church, Dr. Ross was the Senior Associate Pastor at First Community Church of Columbus, Ohio, which is a UCC church with approximately 4,000 members. He preached weekly at the church’s North Campus.
Dr. Ross received his B.A. degree in 1989 from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He completed his Master of Divinity in 1995 at Methodist Theological School of Ohio, and his Doctor of Ministry in May 2004 through the Chicago Theological Seminary.