Our Staff

  • mark hollingsworth

    Senior pastor

    Mark Hollingsworth and his talented piano playing wife, Mary, have served EFNaz since 1991. He is a graduate of Ohio Christian University and received his Master of Ministry degree from Southern Nazarene University. He has served previous churches in Nelsonville, Ohio and Woodward, Oklahoma.

    Mark is a published author of such humorist books as, You Might Be A Preacher If and You've Been Around The Church A Long Time If. He also has recorded and authored a book with his two preacher brothers (The Toler Brothers) titled, He Still Speaks. His sermons are seasoned with laughter and encouragement.

  • dorothy whipp


    children's pastor

    Dorothy is the Children's Pastor at EFNaz. She is a graduate of Nazarene Bible College. She loves kids and believes in Children's Ministry. Her favorite verse comes from Dueteronomy 11:19 "Teach (these words of Mine) to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up."

    Dorothy believes it's a great privilege to partner with parents to invest in the spiritual lives of our children. Our children are not just the church of tomorrow - they are the church of today.


    student ministries pastor

    Hayley is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University with a degree in theology.  Her and her husband Brad are both school teachers and have a passion to invest in the lives of young people. Hayley brings excitement, depth and life to Youth Ministry.

  • Dave whitman

    worship pastor

    (worship one)

    Dave and his wife, Lori, are both graduates of Southern Nazarene University. They have served at EFNaz for 13 years and are one of the most talented couples you'll ever meet. Their daughter, Brittany, and son, Brandon, are very much a part of their lives and ministry. They enjoy spending time with one another and their dog Gabbie.

  • dave whipp

    pastoral care

    Dave is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene and serves EFNaz in the role of Pastoral Care. He loves God, loves people, and loves being involved in the life of the church. If there's anything at all that you ever need, check with Dave. He'll do all he can to help. Dave and Dorothy have two great daughters, Hannah and Hayley, and a four legged family member - a pug puppy named Sam.

  • jeannie black

    administrative assistant

    Jeannie has been the administrative assistant at EFNaz going nearly 21 years. She has thoroughly enjoyed working with our church family and for the greatest boss ever, Pastor Mark. In the past, Jeannie has served as Children's Director, sung in the choir, served as a Daycare teacher, and quiz director for children and teen quizzing.

    Jeannie is simply the glue that holds the office at EFNaz together! She is a vital part of EFNaz and goes above and beyond the call of duty. She and her husband, Larry, have one son, Chad. They enjoy spending time with their family, especially their grandsons, Hayden and Hudson.


    senior Adult Pastor

    Although Harold's ministry title is to Senior Adults, he is a friend to all!  Harold brings with him knowledge, experience and a deep love for the church. Harold has served the Church of the Nazarene over the years in various roles and numerous states.  We are glad he and his wife Cathy are a part of the EFC family!