Staff & Leadership

Dr. Jack Lup

Teaching Minister

Dr. Jack Lup serves as Minister for West Orange Christian. He and his wife, Jan, have been with the congregation for over eight years.  Jack has been in ministry for over thirty years in various capacities, and for more than twenty of those years was a professor of Bible, Theology and Philosophy.  He holds master degrees in history and theology from Cincinnati Christian University and a PhD in philosophy from the University of South Florida.  Along with preaching, his other services include teaching, disciple-making, playing guitar for the services, and serves as an adjunct professor.   He is also the founder and president of a non-profit educational ministry, The Cloudland Group, Inc.  Jack and Jan have been married for over thirty years and have three grown children and three grandchildren.


At WOCC our elders are responsible for overseeing the ministry and providing pastoral care and teaching for the congregation.  John Kulifay, Gary Mello, Johnny Robinson, and Chris Schatzberg presently serve as Elders.  Tyrone Richards currently serves as Deacon.