OUR STAFF


  • JOE FRENCH

    LEAD PASTOR

    Joe graduated from Judson University in Elgin, IL with a B.A. in Biblical Studies in 2007 and received his Master of Divinity degree from Moody Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL in 2011. He was ordained at Mayfair-Plymouth Church in February of 2011. Joe also serves as a Chaplain in the Ohio Army National Guard where he ministers to over 800 of our nation’s finest men and women. He served one combat tour in Afghanistan from 2011-2012.


    Joe and his wife, Katie, spent the first three years of marriage in Chicago and moved back to Ohio, where both of their families are from, during Joe’s deployment. After hearing God’s call to stay, they have made Toledo their home again. They welcomed their first child, Charlie, in June of 2013 and their second child Everett, in June 2017.  They also have an amazing 75 lbs lovable yellow lab, Axel.

  • RUPERT LOYD

    TEACHING PASTOR

    Dr. Rupert Loyd Jr. has over 30 years experience as a pastor in the Christian and Missionary Alliance. He holds a Ph.D. in Leadership and has published Navigating Pastoral Transitions: The Adaptive Work of Trinitarian Leadership on Scholars-Press. He also contributed to Shriberg & Shriberg’s Practicing Leadership (a university textbook). His other writings on leadership have been presented at Oxford University, Oxford, England and at the International Leadership Association in Prague, Czech Republic among other places. He currently serves as Associate Pastor at Mayfair-Plymouth Congregational Church and as Adjunct Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Business & Leadership, Lourdes University, Toledo, Ohio.


    Rupert and his wife Amy reside in Toledo, Ohio. They have four children: Jessica, Kathleen, David and Scott, and five grandsons and one granddaughter.


    Rupert writes regularly on church and leadership issues at Church Doctor Ministries.

  • RON SPEEGLE

    MUSIC DIRECTOR

    Ron has been the Music Director at Mayfair-Plymouth since 2003. He has served as a worship leader in three other Toledo area churches and has been a member of several outreach ministries over the last 30 years. He is a gifted pianist, singer and songwriter with a heart for leading others in the worship of our Lord and Savior. His goal is to use the mininstry of music to bring those inside and outside the church to know Christ more intimately.


    Ron has been married to his wife Dee for over 30 years and they have four grown children and seven grandchildren. They currently live in Ottawa Lake, Michigan.

    Ron enjoys hiking and bicycling with his wife and just being out in nature.

  • ANNA WOODWARD

    DIRECTOR OF MINISTRIES/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

    Anna has has been on staff since 2002, formerly as the Director of Ministries, and now as the Administrative Assistant. Besides working on daily administrative tasks, she enjoys encouraging people to grow spiritually and work toward life transformation through worship services, Bible studies and small groups, as well as helping people discover how God has equipped them to connect and serve in the different ministries throughout the church.


    Born, raised, and still living in Toledo, she has been attending Mayfair-Plymouth since 1996 with her husband, Jim. They have five adult children and nine grandchildren. Anna enjoys reading, crocheting, bicycling, sports (especially the Detroit Tigers and Michigan Wolverines), photography, and spending time with her family.