Service Times

First Service - 9:00 am
Second Service - 10:30 am
Sunday School - 9:00 am 

Wednesday  

Student Ministry - 6:00 pm
Kids Club - 6:00 pm

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Location

401 N Oakwood Rd
Enid, OK 73703

Phone: 580-233-1225

Email: office@myoakwood.org

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Senior Minister
Eric Keller
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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 reaching seekers and building believers.
 
 
Worship Minister
Alan Gloor
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Associate Minister
Alan Seibel
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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.
 
 
Family Life Minister
Chris Barnett
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Chris joined the Oakwood staff in February of 2014 as Family Life Minister. Chris has a BS Degree in Education from Northeastern State University, a MAR in Biblical Studies, a M.Div. in Church Ministries, and is currently working on his D.Min. at Liberty Theological Seminary. Chris married his wife Julie in 1989 and they have six wonderful children, Brittany, Christian, Asher, Selah, Phoebe, and Ruby, as well as a son-in-law, Sam Fahnestock and grandson Eli. Chris’ role as Family Life Minister is to uplift families as well as connect the congregation and community through activities and programs that glorify Christ while promoting exercise and fellowship. The Oakwood Family Life Center is the tool in which God has provided for this purpose. Through the administration of the Family Life Center, Chris ministers to families and individuals by experiencing life together.
 
 
Student Minister
Mark Phillips
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Mark Phillips is a graduate of Dallas Christian College, class of 2011, with a bachelor’s of science in ministry leadership. He is working on his master of arts in worship studies from Lincoln Christian University. Mark desires to see students (6-12 grade) grow in a relationship with Jesus Christ. He believes this happens through fellowship, communion, biblical teaching, and prayer (acts 2.42). Mark also desires to see spiritual formation happen in student’s homes. Mark loves coffee, music, sports, video games, and books! Mark is married to an amazing woman named Aimee.
 
 
Children's Minister
Corey Briix
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Corey serves as our Children’s Minister. He recently joined our staff on Sept. 30, 2013. Corey grew up in Enid and attended Oakwood. He is excited to be home serving here, because it made such a huge impact on his life. He graduated from Dallas Christian College in 1998, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Bible with an emphasis in youth/children’s ministry. Corey interned in college at First Christian Church in Perry, GA and Valley View Christian Church in Dallas, TX. He served as a full-time minister at 3 churches before coming to Oakwood: 1998-2003 at Tuttle Christian Church, Tuttle, OK; 2003-2009 at First Christian Church, Clinton, OK; 2009-Aug. 2013 at Pikes Peak Christian Church, in Colorado Springs, CO. He met and married his wife Kelly here in Enid in 1996. They have 4 wonderful boys, Aaron, Ethan, Nate, and Zane. Corey is excited to see God impact the lives of all who serve and learn in the children’s ministry!
 
 
Lower Elementary Director
Melissa Lohman
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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!
 
 
Early Childhood Director
Amy Keller
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Amy is our Early Childhood Director who oversees ministries to 3 through 5 year olds. She is born and raised in Enid and met her husband, Eric, while serving at Oakwood when home from college. They married in 1997. She and Eric returned to Oakwood in 2003. They have 3 lovely girls. Amy received her BS in Family Relations & Child Development from Oklahoma State University in 1998. Amy is excited to join the Oakwood staff and serve its members in this role. She is passionate about providing families with a safe, fun, and enthusiastic environment for preschoolers to learn about God’s love for them.
 
 
Nursery Director
Julie Barnett
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Julie serves as our nursery director, serving ages birth-2 year olds and their families. Julie has been a member at Oakwood since October 2011 and serving in the nursery, children's, youth, women's and activities ministries since then. She has been serving and directing in children's ministries for over 21 years. She and her husband Chris, Family Life Minister, have a unique perspective in all areas of ministry with their 6 children and 2 grandchildren. Her passion is serving children and their families and helping them connect to Christ.
 
 
Bookkeeper
Nancy Truman
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Nancy became a member of Oakwood Christian Church in June, 1982. She is married to Don and have two children, Scott (& Beth) and Amy & 4 grandchildren, Trinity, Elijah, Drew and Micah. 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 Senior Minister and Bookkeeper in July 2008. In 2010, she became full-time Bookkeeper. Nancy is helps with Vacation Bible School & children's check in and other areas of the church. She loves her job and regards it as a ministry and service to God.
 
 
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Theresa Carpenter
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Theresa has been the Executive Administrative Assistant to the Senior Minister and has been at Oakwood since May 2013. Prior to coming here she has had a lengthy career in professional administration and HR management. She has lived in Enid her entire life, being married to husband, Rick for 33 years, having 5 grown sons and 7 lovely grandchildren. She is inspired by God’s love with His amazing grace and truly believes this is a blessing working with Ministers, staff and the Church congregation. Theresa enjoys family, friends, gardening and sunny skies.
 
 
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Crystal started as a volunteer in the church office in 2011 and joined the Oakwood staff part-time in August of 2012. Crystal has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Oklahoma State University and does the graphics and publications for Oakwood. She is married to Roger and they have two children, Emily and Owen. She loves being a part of the staff here and feels blessed to serve in God’s church.
 
 
PreSchool Director
Lori Geesling
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