Assistant District Superintendent
Rev. Scott Whalen has served as our Assistant District Superintendent since 2017.
Under the leadership of District Superintendent Dr. Larry McKain, Rev. Whalen oversees all administrative responsibilities for the Chicago Central District.
Prior to his service on the Chicago Central District, he has served as the music and administrative pastor at Highland First Church of the Nazarene in Highland, Indiana, the executive pastor of Sterling First Church of the Nazarene in Sterling, Illinois and the associate pastor at Peoria First Church of the Nazarene in Peoria, Illinois.
Scott has earned a Bachelor of Science in Church Music from Olivet Nazarene University (2004) and a Master of Ministry from Olivet in 2015. He has a passion for leadership development and systems management within the local church on both the pastoral and lay leadership levels. He is the husband to Anne (Wadsworth) and the father to Ellie, Averie and Jacoby.
The Whalen family resides in Bourbonnais, IL.