Chaplain John Wrightsman is from Elkhart, Indiana. In 1975, he left CTS Corporation (Elkhart) to begin pulpit ministry in South Bend, Indiana. In 1988, John joined the Wesleyan Publishing House (WPH) where he served for twelve years. During his service at WPH he began part-time ministry for IWU to M.Ed. adult learners in Indianapolis.
In 2000, John was hired full-time to serve as the first on-site chaplain at the Indianapolis Education Center North (IECN). Currently he directs Spiritcare, the ministry to adult students on-site and online.
John is married to Sherryl, a nurse from southern Michigan. They have 2 grown children, a daughter in Falls Church, Virginia, and a son with his family in Fortville, Indiana. John enjoys motorcycling, backpacking, canoeing, hunting, fishing, reading and developing 16 acres of land in the country near Frankton.
John’s joy is following Jesus and helping others become fully devoted disciples of Christ.