Senoir Pastor Kelly D. Sipes
Kelly and his family moved to Holton in July to begin ministry at Evangel. Kelly has been a pastor since 1985 when he started preaching at Well United Methodist Church as a college student. Kelly graduated from college at Kansas Wesleyan then attended Duke Divinity School from 1988-1991 where he graduated with a Masters of Divinity Degree. Kelly has been serving churches full time since 1991 including McPherson First UMC for 3 years, Delphos and Glasco UMC’s for 10 years and recently Sabetha First UMC for 11 years. He is married to Nancy who is a piano teacher and until recently a stay home mom. Kelly and Nancy have two children: Joshua who is a math teacher in Oxford Kansas and Hannah who is a Junior at Indiana Wesleyan University majoring in Church Music with the hopes of being a Worship Pastor. Kelly has a passion for the rural Kansas Church and loves to preach, teach, garden and collect pop/soda bottles.