Our Mission is to develop individuals to love and serve God through meaningful worship, intentional prayer, biblical teaching, and purposeful outreach.To follow the example of CHRIST and strive to live in community with others who welcome all people and glorify GOD.
WHO WE ARE
A United Methodist community in Christ striving to grow closer to God through studying His Word, worshipping with open hearts, and loving the community around us. We offer a safe and fun place for children and youth to learn about the love of Christ and what it means to live out their faith. Prayer is central to the life of our church and each day we continue to grow and become a healthier Body of Believers under The Lordship of Jesus!
These are the people that make ministry a joy to do together.
Gewanda J. Parker
Rev. Gewanda has served as a preacher, teacher, and entrepreneur all over the world, while also a full-time mom. Through her years of ministry and travel, she has worked with many multicultural and diversity assemblage in professional and laity groups. Each day is like a new seed ready to be planted, and her ministry is evident of turning seeds into Oaks.
Director of Youth Ministries
Jeff Anthony has a background in youth ministry spanning back to 2007. In addition to working with kids to help shape and build their faith and understanding, he also enjoys bike riding, writing, and the beach. He encourages a casual, open environment where kids are free to ask questions and explore the life changing teaching of Jesus in a way that will transform their lives and heart.
Molly has a background in Human Resources as well as creative experience as a sewing teacher. She is from North Carolina originally but has settled down here over in NSB. Molly helps out with children’s ministry as well as office administration to better aid our other staff members. Her favorite verse is Colossians 3:12 and tries to live that by spreading compassion and helping others through Christ.
Director of Music & Worship Arts
Camryn Shepard is a Tennessee native with a passion for music, ministry, and the beach. She works to develop meaningful worship experiences, connect with local youth and young adult communities, and design new ways to engage and invite others into the Covenant Community.
Director of Children's Ministries
Tracy Jansen is a retired phone company service rep and teacher who loves to help parents and their children connect with Christ through songs, games, crafts and Bible stories. She has grown daughters and grandchildren and has been married to Virgil Jansen for 19 years.