Alan Seibel - Associate Minister
Alan serves as our Associate Minister. He joined the Oakwood staff in August 2012 through a merger between Davis Park Christian Church and Oakwood Christian Church. He had served Davis Park for 19 years, the last 14 years as Senior Pastor. Alan graduated from Midwest Christian College in 1984, and has served churches in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Florida before moving to Enid. He is married to Leah and has two adult daughters; Lindsey and Ali, as well as one granddaughter, Capri. He is actively involved in the community of Enid having served on the Enid Public School Board, and currently, he serves as the Vice President of the Enid Ministerial Alliance. Alan is responsible for adult discipleship, and he oversees our small groups. He can help you get plugged into one of the many ministry opportunities at Oakwood. Alan's hobbies are hunting, fishing, and refereeing college basketball. Alan is excited to serve in his new role, and he loves to see people grow into fully equipped followers and disciples of Jesus Christ.
Steve Spencer - Worship Associate
Steve is a bi-vocational minister serving as Worship Associate at Oakwood Christian Church. He came to Oakwood from Davis Park Christian Church where he served as Worship Leader for 6 years. Steve has earned degrees in Music and Religious Education and has ministered at churches both in Oklahoma and Texas. Married in 1984 to Jackie, he has 3 daughters, a son-in-law, and a cute, little granddaughter. Steve believes worship is of primary importance in the life of a Christian, that every believer can experience the joy of worshiping God.
Melissa Lohman - Early Elementary Director
Melissa Lohman is the part-time early elementary children's director. She has been at Oakwood since August of 2012. Prior to that, Melissa was the children's director at Davis Park Christian Church in Enid for 4 years. Melissa is from Enid and went to college at SWOSU in Weatherford. She has a bachelors degree in elementary education from SWOSU. After graduating college in 1998, she moved to Louisville, KY to teach Kindergarten at Christian Academy of Louisville and to do mission work with Team Expansion. While attending Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, she met her husband Matt, and they married in 2000. Melissa taught Kindergarten for 5 years, and she has done mission work in 7 countries. Melissa has learned that you just never know where the LORD may lead you, and He brought Matt and Melissa back to Enid in 2006. Matt and Melissa are very blessed to have 2 wonderful children, Grace and Luke. Melissa is super excited to be on staff at Oakwood and is humbled to have the opportunity to teach children about our LORD and Savior Jesus Christ!
Nancy Truman - Bookkeeper
Nancy became a member of Oakwood Christian Church in June, 1982. She is married to Don and they have two children, Scott and Amy. This is the second time that Nancy has worked at Oakwood. The first time was from 1990 to 1992 when she worked as a part-time Administrative Assistant for then Associate Minister Dan Wilson. She began her second term at Oakwood in August 2006 when she was hired to be the Administrative Assistant to the Associate Ministers. Nancy became Administrative Assistant to the Lead Minister and Bookkeeper in July 2008. In 2010, she became full-time Bookkeeper. Nancy is a member of the Women's Ministry Leadership Team and helps with Vacation Bible School and other areas of the church. She loves her job and regards it as a ministry and service to God.
Eric Keller - Lead Minister
Eric serves as Lead Minister of Oakwood Christian Church. He's been on Oakwood's staff since March of 2003, but assumed his role as the Lead Minister in September 2008. Eric never dreamed he'd one day be leading the church he grew up in. He graduated from Dallas Christian College in 1998 as Salutatorian receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Bible with a Family Ministry emphasis. Eric grew up in Enid and interned at Oakwood as a college student in the summers of 1995 & 1996. He married his wife Amy in 1997 and they have 3 precious girls, Madalyn, Abigail and Isabel. Eric's role as Lead Minister is to be the spiritual leader of the Oakwood family, the primary Bible teacher and the communicator of Oakwood's mission, vision and values. Under Eric's leadership, Oakwood thrives as a church dedicated to helping people take their next step toward Christ -- together.
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Alan Gloor - Worship Minister
Alan serves as Worship Minister of Oakwood Christian Church. He's been on Oakwood's staff since June of 2010. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Worship and Bible from Kentucky Christian University. Alan has been a leader in several congregations and ministries including CIY as a Video Technician, and with Okolona Christian Church in Louisville, KY as the Worship Ministry Intern. He married his wife Tabitha in 2010 after meeting at college. Alan's role as Worship Minister is to promote the value of a surrendered life to Christ by expressing an authentic relationship with Him through the use of the creative arts. He loves finding new ways to use creative arts to enhance the corporate worship experience.
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James Lichtenberger - Sports Outreach Minister
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Summer Morris - Early Childhood Director
Summer Morris became our Early Childhood Director in August 2011. Summer is a 1996 graduate of Drumright High School and a 2000 graduate of East Central University located in Ada, OK. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Education and is a certified teacher for the State of Oklahoma. Summer and her husband, Scott, were married in July of 2000 and have three children, Bryce, Brennan, and Avery. They have called Enid home for a decade and have attended Oakwood Christian Church since 2005. Summer is excited for the opportunity to serve in the Children's Ministry and to work closely with one of the most important investments we have...our children!
Terry Woods - Preschool Director
Terry Woods has been member of OCC since 1991 and has been actively serving the body of Christ ever since. Terry has a great passion for teaching children about Christ and has a huge impact on her students. She has been Director (and teacher) at the Oakwood preschool since 2003. Terry has three grown children and enjoys spending time with them. She also spends her time gardening, sewing and making crafts. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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