Pastoral Staff

Our leadership team’s passion and goal is to love, win, and help people to love, win, and help people.


Aaron Shackleton Worship Arts Pastor

As worship pastor, Aaron has a heart to lead others in experiencing the presence of God through song and other forms of artistic expression.  He has a Music Performance degree from Mid-America Christian University.  Aaron is married to Julie and has three children; Andrew, Ann and Emily.


Brian Marlett  Youth Pastor / Christian Education

Pastor Brian serves as the youth minister and Christian Education/Small Groups pastor.  His heart is to see the youth of the church come to know God, seek God, and serve others. Small Groups and Christian Education fuel his passion for community and support for the church as a whole.  He is married to his amazing wife, Crystal, and has two wonderful children Chance and Ava.  Brian is ordained through the Church of God, Anderson, IN., has his Masters in counseling from MACU, currently teaches adjunct at MACU, and loves Star Wars and comic books.

Peggy Choate Celebrate Recovery Pastor

Pastor Peg leads our vibrant Celebrate Recovery ministry. In addition to this, she also works with CRI, which takes the message of Jesus Christ into the prisons and correctional facilities in the state of Oklahoma. Peg is married to her husband Nick.

Julie Shackleton,   Children’s Ministry Director

Lyndi Whitten  and Allyson Looman-Cameron;                                     Early Childhood Ministries

Non-Pastoral Staff:

Shanon Lanthripe,  Office Manager

Elaine Stults, Bookkeeper