Because, everyone looks better in circles

By February 28, 2016 Ministry, Uncategorized

 

Our guess is you probably could not name all the Elders… Am I right? Well, we want to reintroduce them to you while bringing a new candidate for your consideration.

JermalHEAD

Meet Jermal Bridges.

Jermal is being brought before the church as an Elder Candidate. You will have the opportunity to confirm him at the Annual Meeting on March 6. Please get to know Jermal and his family.

He was born on an Air Force base in Japan.  Besides living in Hawaii and a couple of other states, his family moved to several different places outside the United States.  After graduating at Kadena High School in Okinawa, he attended San Diego State University before transferring to the University of Oklahoma.  He has lived in Oklahoma since then, and considers Oklahoma home.

While attending the University of Oklahoma, he began attending Everlasting Life Baptist Church in Norman.

Jermal and his precious family

Jermal and his precious family

He realized that for a long time he knew ABOUT GOD, but he did not KNOW GOD.  God was gracious and gave Jermal the faith to KNOW Him.  Jermal came to know Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior during his sophomore year in college.

He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with three degrees: Accounting, Management, and MIS. He now works as a Database Administrator for a consulting company.   Jermal enjoys video games, superhero shows/comics, eating out, and hanging out with the family.

Jermal married his high school sweetheart Ceretta, while both of them were attending the University of Oklahoma.  Ceretta was born in North Carolina, graduated from Kadena High School, and then earned her degree in early childhood education from the University of Oklahoma. She currently teaches at an elementary school.  She loves to teach, sing, and work on big home improvement projects. The Lord has blessed Jermal and Ceretta with three wonderful children.

Jermal is currently serving as a co-teacher in the Next Steps class during Adult Bible Fellowship.

And now for the rest of these guys…

And some of the areas they are serving.

MartyBALL

 

Marty Brown*

Teaching pastor/elder; Mission Oversight Team; co-teaches the “Next Steps” ABF class

 

 

 

Howard Geis

Music pastor/elder; teaches Senior Adult 65 & Better ABF class

 

 

RockyBALL

 

Rocky Hails*

Ministries pastor/elder; Adult Bible Fellowship; co-teaches Hope from the Scriptures class; 4Men

 

DavidHEAD

 

David Holmes

Lay-elder; teaches in the student ministry (grades 7-12)

 

 

 

Todd Jackson

Lay-elder; co-teacher in “The Potter’s Clay” ABF class

 

 

JimBALL

 

Jim Jackson

Family pastor/elder; preaching; teaches 5/6th grade Sunday school

 

 

JebaHEAD

 

Asir (Jeba) Jebaraj*

Lay-elder; co-teaches “The Potter’s Clay” ABF class

 

 

KickerBALL

 

Chad “Kicker” Kositzky

Pastor/elder working with Student (7-12 grades) & Children; occasionally helps lead music worship

 

 

WayneHEAD

 

Wayne Marley

Lay-elder; small group leader (previous)

 

 

ChipMcWHEAD

 

Chip McWilliams

Lay-elder; serves in the “Salt and Light” ABF class

 

 

JeffHEADJeff Plangman*

Lay-elder; teaches the 3 year old Sunday school class

 

 

 

ChadBALL

 

Chad Puckett

Pastor/elder working with  College; communications; Mission Oversight Team; preaching

 

 

MicahHEAD

 

Micah Rigdon*

Lay-elder; teaches in the student ministry (grades 7-12)

 

 

EricBALL

 

Eric Schrock*

Administration & Facilities pastor/elder; Finance Team; 4Men

 

 

JohnHEAD

 

Jon Sikes

Lay-elder; co-teacher in “Abundant Family Living” ABF class

 

 

RichHEADRich Smith*

Lay-elder; co-teacher in “The Launch” ABF class

 

 

 

MarvinHEAD

 

Marvin Starkey

Lay-elder; Finance Team

 

 

TEDHEAD

 

Ted Webb*

Lay-elder; teaches the 4 year old Sunday school class

 

 

*Current Governing Elders

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