Zachary Martin, Pastor

Originally from Central Illinois, Rev. Zach Martin has served as pastor of Central Woodward Christian Church since September 2023. He is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and has previously served Disciples of Christ congregations in Indiana and Illinois. Pastor Zach received Master of Divinity and Master of Theological Studies degrees from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. As an undergraduate he attended Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theater.

Susan Menko, Minister of Spiritual Formation

Susan MenkoSusan Menko has worked in Faith Formation for the past 41 years, starting as a Sunday School teacher in a church in New Hampshire, and progressing until she was Commissioned as the Minister of Faith Formation at Central Woodward Christian Church. Along the way, she received an undergraduate degree in Religious Studies at University of Detroit-Mercy, and a Master’s Certificate in Theological Studies at Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit. Susan currently leads the Children’s Studies, as well as a Sunday Afternoon Adult Study Group.

Susan Mann, Office Manager


Martha Bohannon, Musician