Counseling Staff

Counseling Staff

Cindy Botti

Cindy Botti

Cindy has attended Dwell since 1983. She and her husband, Joe, have been married since 1986 and have three adult children actively involved in the church. Cindy and Joe have invested in Middle School, High School and College ministries since 1990. Cindy teaches the Sexual Integrity class and is currently teaching eighth grade language arts part-time at Calumet Christian School. Cindy joined the counseling team in 2018.

Lee Campbell

Lee Campbell

A longtime home church leader, Lee brings years of experience working with men and couples on difficult pastoral issues. He contributed a chapter to the book, The Death of Truth. He has a bachelor's degree in biology from Oakland University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the Ohio State University. After a decade as a biology professor at Capital and then Ohio Dominican universities, he joined the Dwell staff as a pastor and teacher.

John Cleary

John Cleary

John was reached for Jesus Christ through Dwell in1980. He and his wife, Jill, have been home group leaders and involved in Dwell for more than 35 years. They have two married daughters who serve in Dwell home groups. He teaches classes and helps with oversight of home groups and joined the counseling team in 2016.

Bev Delashmutt

Bev Delashmutt

Bev has been involved with Dwell Community Church since 1971. She has been active in discipleship, leadership training, and Biblical counseling in home groups of all ages. Bev also is involved in the special needs of missionary care on fields around the world. She worked with urban teenagers for Young Life before marrying her husband Gary. Bev and Gary have two grown daughters.

Mikie Hale

Mikie Hale

Mikie came to Christ in 2011 and moved from Texas to Ohio to follow God and be a part of Dwell. She has been leading in high school and college groups since 2014. She has suffered victoriously through many obstacles and now has a strong burden to help other women walk with God through suffering. She and her husband, Keegan, lead a college home church. In her spare time she loves to hike and spend time with her dog.

Nick Hetrick

Nick Hetrick

After completing his Ph.D. in English at Ohio State, Nick worked as a high school teacher before joining the Dwell staff as a counselor. He now meets with both individuals and couples. He has a masters in theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and teaches a variety of classes at Dwell. Nick and his wife, Lesley, lead a home church and have two school-aged children. He enjoys running, reading and cooking -- mostly in that order, but never at the same time.

Abbey Merker

Abbey Merker

Abbey became a Christian in 1999 through the middle school ministry here at Dwell. Since then, she has led in middle school, high school, and college ministries. She has an English degree from Ohio State. Many years of discipling, teaching the Bible, and navigating hardships have burdened Abbey to turn and use what she has learned to help the next person. She has one young son and is an active member in her adult home church. She also likes to read, bike, and kayak.

Duyen Rochford

Duyen Rochford

God took great lengths to pursue Duyen when she was born in Vietnam. After learning about God through natural revelation in Vietnam, she was affirmed by God through scripture at a refugee camp in the Philippines and came into a relationship with Jesus. Duyen earned her BA in Psychology from ODU and has been part of Dwell Community Church since 1999. She is passionate about disciple-making and seeing others adopting the same vision. She has many years of experience leading and coaching high school groups and college ministry. Duyen especially loves to do the work of pastoral counseling and restoring others. She loves her two sons and in her spare time, she enjoys doing carpentry, reading, playing sports, hanging out with friends and going on vacation with friends and family.

Connie Rue

Connie Rue

Connie has attended Dwell since 1990 and on staff since 1998. She has been a home church leader for 15 years and has coached and counseled other home group leaders. Connie is an active mentor and has a passion to help women live out their identity in Christ. She and her husband, John, have two grown children and one grandchild. Their oldest son died when he was three, giving Connie a burden to help others with grief and suffering.

Barbara Silverman

Barbara Silverman

Barbara has attended Dwell since 2007 and came to Christ in a high school group. She leads in the high school and college ministry. Barbara and her husband, Jack, love seeing students come to Christ and equipping them to serve others and love God. Barbara has made her life about enabling people to minister to their highest capacity through finding emotional healing and greater intimacy with God. In her spare time, she loves to read, camp, and hike.

Liz Sweet

Liz Sweet

Liz has attended Dwell since 1980 and has been a home church leader for 30 years. She has been on staff part-time since 2005 and recently retired from teaching high school English to devote more time to coaching leaders, teaching classes and counseling. Liz is passionate about helping people experience the joy, freedom and fulfillment that comes from following Christ. She and her husband, Scott, have two grown children.