Service Schedule

9:00 & 10:45

One Service @ 10:00 am on

5/29, 9/4, 12/25 and the month of July

Both services are identical in style and length and we welcome people from all backgrounds and beliefs. Dress in whatever is comfortable for you...some people wear shorts and others wear suits so you'll fit right in no matter what your preferences are!  

Directions

6696 ROCKVILLE RD. INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46214

We are located on the westside of Indianapolis off of I-465 and Rockville Rd.

See location on map here.

Mike Cottrell

LEAD PASTOR

 

Mike Cottrell has been the lead pastor at Westlake Church since 2006. One of his passions is helping people take their next step toward full devotion to Christ. Mike enjoys having opportunities to share God's truth with people in ways they can understand and apply to their everyday life. Mike has been married to his wife, Sherrie for more than 30 years. They have two wonderful daughters - Sarah Davi and Kayla Danielle. Mike is a Colts fan and enjoys playing softball, golf, football, basketball, and working out.

 

 

Craig Knisley

DISCIPLESHIP & GROUPS PASTOR

  

Craig Knisley has been on staff at Westlake since 1999. He is married to Kelli and they have two awesome boys, Brady and Ben. Craig's role at Westlake is to help people get connected to the church and encourage people to take the next step in their relationship with God. Craig loves the Colts, Pacers, Hoosiers & Bulldogs.  In his spare time he enjoys traveling, playing golf, basketball, and softball.

 

 

Mark Hofstrom 

LEAD WORSHIP ARTS PASTOR 

  

Mark Hofstrom was hired in the spring of 2016. He is a Anderson University graduate who has a passion for leading others into the real life worship. Mark was born and raised in Daytona Beach, Florida. He  moved to Indiana for school and just hasn't left. Mark is a lover of music, movies, sports, and just being with the people he loves. He is excited to be at Westlake leading worship and is excited for his future here! 

 

  

Angela Amos

ASSISTANT WORSHIP PASTOR 

 

Angela Amos is a young woman of God who is happily married to husband of 12 years, Terence Amos. She is also proud mother of their biggest blessing, Tahj Amos.  Angela has over 10 years of experience as a worship leader and became the Assistant Worship Pastor at Westlake Church of God in May 2015. Angela is a graduate of Indiana State University and is currently pursuing her MBA in Leadership and a Graduate Certificate in Worship Leadership at Grand Canyon University.  Angela is a strong woman with a heart for God who is full of energy!  She is a worshiper who is not afraid to step outside the box to bring people closer to God.  Angela has been blessed with amazing opportunities in her life, opening for and singing with Gospel artists such as Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams and Pastor Jason Nelson. Angela loves to spend time with her family, and to encourage people to love God, love themselves, and love each other!  She truly believes that we are "FLAWSOME" - full of flaws, but still awesome - fearfully and wonderfully made by God! 
 
 

Sherrie Cottrell

CHILDREN'S PASTOR

  

Sherrie Cottrell has been on staff at Westlake since 2007.  She is married to Mike and has two awesome daughters, Sarah and Kayla.  Her role at Westlake is to coordinate Children's Ministries and teach the children that Jesus loves them, wants a personal relationship with them and to help them take their next steps in that relationship.  Sherrie loves children and spending time with them.  She also likes to read, take walks, play golf and listen to music.

 

 

Chris Maloney

PASTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRIES

  

Chris Maloney has been on staff since 2014. He was born in Canada but was raised right here in Avon Indiana. Westlake was the only church Chris had attended until he went off to Anderson University for school. Chris has come to realize that God works in some crazy ways and one of those ways was bringing him right back to the very place that he started his faith journey. Chris is passionate about students and helping them encounter the love and affection of our Lord Jesus Christ. He loves soccer, the Pacers, #iubb, and the Indy Eleven. Chris is married to Hannah Adkinson, the girl that he fell in love with working together in VBS all the way back in 2009. Chris started dating Hannah after a youth trip to Hope Hill and hasn’t looked back since. Chris is excited to see what God has in store for their future!

 

 

Jim O'Bold

EXECUTIVE PASTOR

  

Jim O'Bold is an ordained pastor and has attended Westlake since 1984. After a 24-year career in banking, his call to vocational ministry was answered when he became the Director of Financial Planning and Development at Servant Solutions, the retirement arm of the national Church of God. He enjoys serving in the local church and the national church. Jim attended Anderson University where he met his wife Felisia. They have three sons, Kevin (wife Katie), Paul (wife Keri) and Brent.  Jim enjoys his family most of all, then involvement in ministry, golf, and his granddaughter's Abigail (June 2013) and Chloe (April 2015).

 

 

JR Rouse

Community and Connections Pastor

 

JR is the pastor of Community and Connections here at Westlake. JR has been on staff since 2014. A graduate from Crossroads Bible college, JR has a great passion for the community and helping others come to know their place in our Lord Jesus Christ. While working in the community JR works hand in hand with several of our local schools as well as volunteers his time in several community organizations. JR is the proud father of a young son Xander. In their spare time they enjoy spending time outdoors camping and hiking as well as playing sports.

 

 

Gail Wills

Office Administrator



Gail grew up in London, England and has lived and worked in London, England, Frankfurt, Germany and Knoxville, Tennessee before moving to Indianapolis in March 2004 with her husband, Dave and two children, Savannah and Nicholas.  Gail made Westlake her church home when she began working in the church office in April 2004 and enjoys being involved in the life of the church both on Sunday's and during the week.

 

 

Yosef Desta

PASTOR (Indianapolis Grace Ethiopian Church)



Yosef Desta has been the Pastor of the Indianapolis Grace Ethiopian Church (who use Westlake facilities) since its establishment in February 2008.   Yosef is married to Bethlehem and they have one daughter, Beza.  He believes that God called them to Indianapolis not only for Ethiopians and Eritrean, but also for unchurched people.  Yosef has a strong passion to preach the good news of the Gospel to all.    www.ethioindy.com