Our Pastors

Pastor Damon Gardzelewski and his wife, Liane, have three children: Matthew, Kristen, and Jaxon. They are moving to Michigan from Macon, Georgia. Pastor Damon and his family seek to serve in a church reaching multiple generations for Christ, with a clear communication of the Word of God. It is their passion to worship Christ in their daily life and to be  part of a body of believers that reaches into the community with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ. Pastor Damon will be challenging our community to take steps of faith, with God as our Guide.


David Mackaluso has been the Pastor of Wakeshma Community Church since April 1990.  He and his wife Winifred have two children, Lisa and Josh.  Winifred is a teacher with the Athens Community Schools.  Lisa is married to Caleb Snyder and they have two children, a son Rowan and daughter Theryn.  Josh is married to Charissa and they have two children a son Adam and daughter Lydia.