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Our Leaders

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Craig Chappell

Caleb Garnett

Jim Kapelke

April Handtke

Jenn Summers

Our Staff


Craig Chappell

Craig was called to serve as the Senior Minister at OCC in August of 2018. He enjoys many aspects of vocational ministry, but specifically loves preaching, pastoral care, leadership development, and spending time with other families.

Craig has his undergraduate degree in Christian Ministry from Mid-America Christian University. He has over fifteen years of vocational ministry experience having served churches in McAlester OK (Youth Ministry), Clayton IN (Family Ministry), and Oklahoma City OK (Young Adult Ministry).

His hobbies include music, movies, and spending time with his family. Craig is married to Faith Chappell, and they have four sons.

Senior Minister

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Caleb Garnett

Caleb Garnett was called to be the Youth and Young Adult Minister at Onalaska Church of Christ in August 2022.  Caleb holds an undergraduate degree in Christian Ministry from Bethel University in Mishawaka, Indiana, and a Master's degree in Ministry and Leadership from Judson University in Elgin, Illinois. Caleb and his wife Shelby have been married since 2018 and have a two-year-old son, Elijah. In his spare time, you can find him playing video games, watching Rams football, reading comic books and spending time with family.

Youth & Young Adult Minister


Jim Kapelke

Jim Kapelke recently joined our staff to help lead our worship and technology teams.

(Full bio coming soon!)

Worship & Technology Director


 April Handtke

April is a long-time member of OCC and has been working on staff since 2018. She works on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10AM-3PM in the office as a Ministry Assistant in partnership with Jenn.   Her responsibilities include primarily payroll, financial reports, scheduling, and assisting our ministry teams. You can reach April or Jenn by calling or visiting our office throughout the week or by sending the office an email.

Ministry Assistant

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Bruce Handtke

Gary Hanson

Joe Ledvina

Jack Sauls

Dan Sikkema

Rich Pierce


Elders are the spiritual leaders of OCC, meeting the characteristics outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7.


Stacie Weber

Stacie Weber recently joined us as our daycare director in the Fall of 2023.


(Full bio coming soon!)

Daycare Director


Jenn Summers

Jenn has been a member of OCC since May of 2018 and recently stepped in to the role of Ministry Assistant alongside April. Jenn works in our office on Mondays & Wednesdays from 11AM to 4PM creating our bulletin & newsletter, managing our website events, handling billing, and assisting our ministry teams with projects. You can reach April or Jenn by calling or visiting our office throughout the week or by sending the office an email.

Ministry Assistant

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Dale Bates

Don Lee

Jonathan Rodríguez

Brad Litsheim

Ryan Levendoski


Deacons serve and lead ministries because of their faithful commitment to God and His people, outlined in 1 Timothy 3:8-13.

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