Bible Image
Worship
Heart Lights
John 17

About Us

Having been on this corner for around 160 years, our church has seen many things come and go, however our mission has never changed - to glorify Jesus!

A church with a family-like feel, and the resources of a large church; we are proud of the ministries that we can offer to our congregation and the community. Diverse ages and a blended worship style characterize our weekly worship service. Our heart is to be a blessing to our community through service, and we try to equip our church to do just that.

If you are seeking a comfortable, close-knit, family-friendly environment to worship and learn in, perhaps we are the right fit for you!

We are located at 5019 E. 1400 S., Galveston, IN in Cass County.

Meet our Staff!

We have a spiritually-strong team of Deacons that provide vision and support for the staff and church as a whole.
If you have a pastoral need, please call the church at (574) 699-7797 and someone will contact you. 

Current Active Deacons:

John Robison
Jonathan Eller
Sam Baker
Josh Johnson
Josh Boxell
Tim Knowland
Ryan Zeck



Mark Davis






















Senior Pastor: Mark Davis
When I joined the team:  I accepted the role of Senior Pastor in May 2018.

Background: I have been in ministry for over 24 years, serving as Student, Family and Senior Pastor.  I have served in Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Indiana. It’s my heart’s desire that everyone accepts Jesus as their Savior and Lord. I want everyone to know the love God has for them and what He desires to do in their life. I love sports. I love playing, coaching and watching them. I am a huge Oklahoma Sooner, Oklahoma City Thunder, and St. Louis Cardinal fan.  I graduated college from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology.  I know what you’re thinking, and I will arrest you!

Family:  I have been married to my wife, Trena for almost 22 years. We have four children: Jonah 18, who is a freshman in college, Luke 15, freshman at Lewis Cass High School, Laney 10, 4th grade and Jace 6, 1st grade at Lewis Cass Elementary.

Random Fact: One interesting fact about me is that I really want to skydive. I can't think of anything else that could get my blood pumping more than jumping out of a perfectly good airplane.


Brad McFarland






















Youth Director: Bradley McFarland

When I joined the team:
I began my journey with UDC in May of 2014.

Background:
I have an Associates of Science in Christian Ministry from Indiana Wesleyan University.  I am continuing my education in Ministry Leadership through Moody Bible Institute.

Family:
My smart, caring, and beautiful wife Cate and I were married in September of 2013.  God has blessed us with a four-legged, furry feline, Cleo.

Random Fact:
I love smooth jazz, playing the guitar, and building things from wood.  I am also smell blind and was once rescued from a neighborhood bully by a ninja...seriously.
Email: brad@upperdeercreek.com


Abby Guy






















Worship Director: Abby Guy

When I joined the team:
I joined the staff of UDC in August of 2014.

Background:
I graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2007 with a Bachelors in Music Education, and completed my Masters of Education in 2011.   

Family:
I married my wonderful husband, Blake in 2009.  We have three beautiful children: Ellisynn, Natalie, and Jack.  

Random Fact:
I love to go shopping, spending time with family and friends, and watching movies.  I love a good fountain coke, but the only thing I might love more is chocolate!
Email: abby@upperdeercreek.com

Lisa Bryant






















Administrative Assistant: Lisa Bryant
When I joined the team: I began at UDC in July of 2013.
Background: 
I graduated from Purdue University in 1979 with a BA in Public Relations/Communications.

Family:
My husband Bruce and I were married in 1979.  We have three grown & married sons, three daughter-in-laws, and five grandsons.

Random Fact:
I love praying for others, working in the garden, and playing with my grandsons.  In my junior year of high school basketball, I shot 78% at free throws.