Staff & Leadership

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Dave Kumer Discipleship

FF491BE2-D18E-4462-B3B4-352A7C02946C 1 201 ADave Kumer is the Discipleship Pastor at NOCC, and our most recent addition to the staff. He has an extensive background in Christian Radio ministry, having previously served as station manager for KPRD 88.9 in Western Kanas.

Dave and Alicia have been members of North Oak Community Church for several years, actively serving in various volunteer capacities. In early 2022, Dave began a Master of Pastoral Counseling program at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

In September 2022, Dave joined the NOCC team as Discipleship Pastor. He oversees many of our adult ministries, including Adult Sunday School, Men's ministry, and Small groups.


"Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life" John 5:24.

Dustin Mulkey Teen Ministry

Pastor Dustin began as Youth Pastor in June of 2019. Originally from Hays, he and his wife, Eriana, grew up attending North Oak and are both excited that God led them both back to this faith community. Dustin and Eriana were married at North Oak on May 23, 2020. Dustin and Eriana strive to be a friend to all and have a heart for the lost. Dustin studied at Central Christian College of Kansas and has served in youth ministry since High School.

Dustin serves on the Southern District’s Youth Commission and as a Board Member for Teens for Christ Connection. He loves Jesus, camping, music, photography, traveling, and trying new restaurants.

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.”  Colossians 3:12

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Karen Rigler Family/Children


Karen has served as the Director of Family and Children's Ministries for the last several years. Along with her husband Kenny, they have five children: Jocelyn, Keanan, Jonathan, Judah, and Katharine.

She is licensed for ministry by the USMB and is currently pursuing advanced education in biblical counseling. Karen began her ministry November 2014 as the Children’s Ministry Director. She is a fully devoted wife, mother, and minister. Karen has been involved in ministry since childhood. Karen has been a ministry leader for Young Life, Cru, and on mission in Panama and China. Karen and the amazing Children’s Equipping Team has a deep desire to see children grow to become fully devoted followers of Jesus.

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to His purpose.”  Romans 8:28

Josh Gelatt Lead Pastor


Pastor Josh and Amy began their ministry at North Oak Community Church on Sunday, January 17th, 2021. Josh is passionate about helping people understand the life-giving truths of God's Word and experiencing transformative change by following after Jesus.

He completed his MDiv (Grand Rapids Theological Seminary), and Masters of Counseling (Cornerstone University). He is currently enrolled at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (working on his doctoral dissertation). Josh is involved with Theologians without Borders in order to bring advanced biblical education to majority-world countries. He is also a member of several academic societies, including the Society of Biblical Literature, the Evangelical Theological Society, the Institute of Biblical Research, and the Association for Jewish Studies.

Amy is a native of the Mizo hill tribe of northeast India. She has degrees in English and Religious Education. In addition to being highly involved at NOCC, she also serves as a part-time hospital chaplain. She is passionate about helping women embrace their identity in Christ and finding encouragement in His wonderful promises. Together, Josh and Amy have three grown children.

jgelatt@northoak.net


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Office Manager

Jill Goertzen

Custodian

Paige Shafer

Nursery Coordinator

Kayla Brown

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LEADERSHIP

Elders

Eric Austin, (Elder Chair), J.B. Burkholder, David Clingan, Kurt Martin, and Rich Matzke

Deacons

Stacy Campbell, Keith Conner, Aura Davis, Darrell Eiland, Justin Greenleaf, Bill May, Karen Wasinger, and Lanee Young