Service Schedule

9:00 & 10:45

One Service @ 10:00 am on



LAbor Day Weekend: 9/2/18

and the month of July: 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22 & 7/29/18

Both services are identical in style and length and we welcome people from all backgrounds and beliefs. Dress in whatever is comfortable for you...some people wear shorts and others wear suits so you'll fit right in no matter what your preferences are!  



We are located on the westside of Indianapolis off of I-465 and Rockville Rd.

See location on map here.

Mike Cottrell



Mike Cottrell has been the lead pastor at Westlake Church since 2006. One of his passions is helping people take their next step toward full devotion to Christ. Mike enjoys having opportunities to share God's truth with people in ways they can understand and apply to their everyday life. Mike has been married to his wife, Sherrie for more than 30 years. They have two wonderful daughters - Sarah Davi and Kayla Danielle. Mike is a Colts fan and enjoys playing softball, golf, football, basketball, and working out.



Craig Knisley



Craig Knisley has been on staff at Westlake since 1999. He is married to Kelli and they have two awesome boys, Brady and Ben. Craig's role at Westlake is to help people get connected to the church and encourage people to take the next step in their relationship with God. Craig loves the Colts, Pacers, Hoosiers & Bulldogs.  In his spare time he enjoys traveling, playing golf, basketball, and softball.







Sherrie Cottrell



Sherrie Cottrell has been on staff at Westlake since 2007.  She is married to Mike and has two awesome daughters, Sarah and Kayla.  Her role at Westlake is to coordinate Children's Ministries and teach the children that Jesus loves them, wants a personal relationship with them and to help them take their next steps in that relationship.  Sherrie loves children and spending time with them.  She also likes to read, take walks, play golf and listen to music.



Chris Maloney



Chris Maloney has been on staff since 2014. He was born in Canada but was raised right here in Avon Indiana. Westlake was the only church Chris had attended until he went off to Anderson University for school. Chris has come to realize that God works in some crazy ways and one of those ways was bringing him right back to the very place that he started his faith journey. Chris is passionate about students and helping them encounter the love and affection of our Lord Jesus Christ. He loves soccer, the Pacers, #iubb, and the Indy Eleven. Chris is married to Hannah Adkinson, the girl that he fell in love with working together in VBS all the way back in 2009. Chris started dating Hannah after a youth trip to Hope Hill and hasn’t looked back since. Chris is excited to see what God has in store for their future!


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Gail Wills

Office Administrator

Gail grew up in London, England and has lived and worked in London, England, Frankfurt, Germany and Knoxville, Tennessee before moving to Indianapolis in March 2004 with her husband, Dave and two children, Savannah and Nicholas.  Gail made Westlake her church home when she began working in the church office in April 2004 and enjoys being involved in the life of the church both on Sunday's and during the week.



Yosef Desta

PASTOR (Indianapolis Grace Ethiopian Church)

Yosef Desta has been the Pastor of the Indianapolis Grace Ethiopian Church (who use Westlake facilities) since its establishment in February 2008.   Yosef is married to Bethlehem and they have one daughter, Beza.  He believes that God called them to Indianapolis not only for Ethiopians and Eritrean, but also for unchurched people.  Yosef has a strong passion to preach the good news of the Gospel to all.