Meet Our Staff

Pastor Tim Ziegler

tim-bw-small1-154x179-75x75Tim comes to us from Lexington United Methodist Church (Lexington, MI) where he served for four years.  Prior to that, Tim served as an associate pastor for six years at First United Methodist Church of Ann Arbor after graduating from seminary at Candler School of Theology (Emory University) in 2003.  Tim graduated with honors (in Religious Studies) from The College of Wooster in 2000.  He enjoys reading books, exploring Ann Arbor, and traveling with his family.  Tim is most excited to share his passion for the ways in which the Gospel continues to be extremely relevant in the twenty-first century in unique, compelling, and fresh ways while working with the exciting staff and talented laity at West Side.

 – Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries

 – Director of Music Ministries

Beth Snyder – Office Manager

beth BWBeth joined West Side after completing her bachelor’s degree in Management and Ethics from Asbury University in 2011.  She has spent the better part of her adult life in lay ministry volunteering in missions, staff parish relations, youth leadership, mentoring, bible study facilitation, and Sunday school teaching and curriculum development.  Beth and her husband Tom enjoy time with their 3 grown children (spouses) and 5 grandchildren.