Welcome

Hey, my name is Jon Wymer. I work at the intersection of faith and life as a pastor in church, military, and higher ed contexts. Here’s some more info about me.

Panel 1

Church

I’ve been working as a local church pastor in southeast Nebraska since 2007.

Lead Pastor
York Evangelical Free Church
(Evangelical Free Church of America)
York, Nebraska
Jan. 2010-present

Board of Directors
Evangelical Free Church of America Midwest District
Kearney, Nebraska
Feb. 2013-Feb. 2016

Assistant Pastor
Gretna Community Church
(Christian and Missionary Alliance)
Gretna, Nebraska
Sep. 2007-Nov. 2009

My most important training has been my experience as a human being, as a baptized child of God, and as a ministry practitioner.
I’ve also pursued formal education at regionally accredited institutions.

Doctor of Ministry, Preaching
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Evanston, Illinois
2016

Master of Divinity, Church Ministries cum laude
Liberty University
Lynchburg, Virginia
2009

Bachelor of Arts, History
Bellevue University
Bellevue, Nebraska
2006

Panel 2

Military

I’ve served as a Citizen-Soldier in the Army National Guard since 2003.
In 2007, I transitioned from combat arms to military ministry.

Brigade Chaplain
HHC, 67th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade
Nebraska Army National Guard
Lincoln, Nebraska
Aug. 2016-present

Brigade Chaplain
HHC, 67th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade
Nebraska Army National Guard
Lincoln, Nebraska
Apr. 2016-Aug. 2016

Command Chaplain
HHD, 92nd Troop Command
Nebraska Army National Guard
Lincoln, Nebraska
Jan. 2014-Mar. 2016

Battalion Chaplain
HHC, 1-376th Aviation (Security & Support) Battalion
Nebraska Army National Guard
Grand Island, Nebraska
Oct. 2011-Jan. 2014

Battalion Chaplain
HHD, 126th Chemical Battalion
Nebraska Army National Guard
Omaha, Nebraska
Oct. 2009-Sep. 2011

Chaplain Candidate
Joint Force Headquarters
Nebraska Army National Guard
Lincoln, Nebraska
Sep. 2007-Oct. 2009

I’ve had many incredible opportunities to train for my work in the Army National Guard.
  • Brigade Chaplain Functional Area Qualification Course
  • Combat Medical Ministry Course
  • Chaplain Captains Career Course
  • Chaplain Basic Officer Leadership Course
  • Mounted Officer Basic Course
  • Accelerated Officer Candidate School (ALARNG)
  • Infantry One Station Unit Training
Panel 3

Higher Ed

In 2016, I began working as a chaplain, consultant, director, and trainer in the higher education and healthcare context.

Interim Director of Spiritual Development
Nebraska Methodist College
Omaha, Nebraska
Mar. 2016-present

Panel 4

Connect

I write regularly at JonOutLoud.com.

Reach me anytime.

JonOutLoud@gmail.com