Lead Pastor

James Garner

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James graduated from Ozark Christian College, where he met his wife, Heather.  They have been married for 23 years and have two children.  Zach just graduated with his Sound Engineering degree, and Kylie is a senior in high school.  James is passionate about seeing marriages and families grow closer to each other as they grow deeper with Jesus.  James recently finished his Master's Degree in Pastoral Counseling Marriage and Family Studies at Liberty University.

Life Verse: Ephesians 2:10 and Philippians 1:6


Youth and Children's Pastor

Heather Garner

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Heather is a graduate of Ozark Christian College with a degree in Christian Education. She met and married her husband and our Lead Pastor, James while at Ozark.  She also has a degree from Missouri State University in Elementary Education.  Along with her role here at the church, she teaches 8th grade at Meadow View.  She has taught in the classroom for 17 years. Heather has two amazing kids.  Zach just finished getting his degree in Sound Engineering, and Kylie is a senior in High School.  Heather has a passion for seeing Kids and Teens grow in their love for Christ and each other. 

KidsZone Director

Kali Swisher

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Kali is a graduate of Kansas State University and just finished her Master's in School Counseling. This is her first year as a school counselor in the Oswego School District.  Kali and her husband, Russell, have been married for 9 years and have two boys, Oliver and Max.  Kali loves seeing kids discover Jesus through fun and learning!  

Administrative Wonder Worker Extraordinaire

Jo Lynne Abbot

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Jo Lynne makes things happen in the office and the church.  She has a passion for Jesus and seeing people grow in Christ.  

First Impressions Leader

Susan Johnson

Susan leads our first impressions team and wants everyone who steps on OCC's campus to have a fantastic experience. If you have a question, she just might have the answer.  Susan is the redhead in the picture! 

Worship Team Leader

Kris Redburn

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Kris is our worship team leader.  She loves music and Jesus and leading others to him through song.  Kris is not the redhead in the picture.  LOL!