Dustin “Dusty” Wallace is a Musician, Teacher, On-Air Personality and Media Specialist from central Ohio. His primary instruments are Voice, Piano, and Guitar.
In March of 2016, Dusty & his wife Melinda officially launched Wallace Creative LLC, providing media resources to small businesses in central Ohio.
From 2016-18, he served as a Media Services Technician in the Educational Technology Department at Denison University.
From 2012-2016, Dusty served as the Worship & Creative Arts Director at Quest Community Church in Westerville, Ohio. As a member of the Ministry Director Staff, he directed the Worship & Production Team, coordinated Quest’s web and social media, and served in the Sunday morning preaching rotation. In his time at Quest, he had the privilege of hosting/working with internationally recognized worship leaders and songwriters Darrell Evans, and Jason Upton. He originally held his ministerial credentials and through Quest and is registered in the State of Ohio to ordain marriages.
From 2010-12, (& 14-15) he served as the Worship, Theater, and Vocal Ensemble Director for Central College Christian Academy. During this time (2010-12), Dusty also served as the Volunteer Worship Director for the Kairos Worship Service at Central College Presbyterian Church. Dusty is credentialed by the State of Ohio to teach Music, Religion, and Fine Arts in all Ohio private schools. From 2007-08, Dusty served as the Christian Education Assistant and Assistant to the Worship Pastor at Central College Presbyterian Church.
Dusty has been published by both Worship Team Coach and Missio Alliance. You can find a copy of his contributed works by clicking here.
Ever since childhood, Dusty was noted and awarded for his artistic endeavors. These honors included (but are not limited to); Hommel Poetry Award (1997), Thespian Honors Society (2004-06), Tri-M International Music Honors Society (2004-06), and the National School Choral Award (2006).
Dusty, his wife Mel & daughter Cadence live just outside of Sunbury in Alexandria, Oh.
Director of Communications & Modern Worship
Staff Member Since: 2019
A proud graduate of Big Walnut High School, Dusty is thrilled to be serving in the community that gave him so much during his teen years.
Dusty oversees SUMC Communications and the music & production portions of our Modern Worship Services. You can see some of his handiwork on our Web & Social Media channels @SunburyUMC.