Craig Coulter

Pastor Craig is the preaching pastor and provides leadership to both the staff and Church Board. He is passionate in teaching the congregation how to apply God’s word to their lives and grow in Christ. Pastor Craig graduated from MidAmerica Nazarene University and Nazarene Theological Seminary with degrees in Business and Divinity. Pastor Craig is…

Larry Vinyard

Pastor Larry leads worship and directs the Celebration Choir and Big Band. He is also the Pastor of Technology, which includes overseeing sound, lights, video, computers, website, media, etc. Pastor Larry loves musical productions including the Christmas programs at OVCN. One of his passions is getting people involved in worship ministry.

Genell Cherryholmes

Pastor Genell leads kids worship every Sunday and oversees the nursery and children’s programs up through the 6th grade. Sunday school, Wednesday night discipleship, camps, and other special events provide wonderful opportunities for children to grow in Christ. She works with more than 75 volunteers who make the Kidz Zone an awesome place for kids! Pastor Genell has been working with children since she was in junior high school.

Nate Snider

Pastor Nate is the Student Ministry Pastor at OVCN. He leads our active group of 7th -12th graders! Pastor Nate desires Student Ministries to be a place where youth really experience God and learn that in Christ they become who God created them to be. He loves teaching the youth about God’s love, and regularly…

Tim Riggs

Pastor Tim is the associate Youth and Young Adult Pastor here at OVCN. He has a passion for young people to follow Jesus in such a real way that it impacts everything they do. Tim earned his degree in Theology at Southern Nazarene University and also met his wife Emma, who is a Kindergarten teacher.…

Jimmy Miller

Pastor Jimmy leads Young Adult Ministries (YAM) at OVCN. This energetic group holds weekly bible studies, monthly prayer meetings, discipleship, service activities, and social events. He also coordinates the Young Married Young Family (YMYF) ministry.

Chris Collins

Chris has a heart for encouraging and discipling husbands and fathers to win at home and lead their family in the way God has called them. He enjoys teaching real life application of scripture in discipleship programs and Sunday morning break-out sessions. Chris graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and…

Steve Wilson

Pastor Steve is the Director of YES Ministries (age 50 and older). He oversees this dynamic group of folks who enjoy ministry in the local community and around the world. Steve is an ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene and has served in numerous leadership roles in our denomination.

Monnie Applegate

Monnie oversees the areas of finance, facilities, and personnel.  “What an awesome privilege it is to be able to combine faith and career.  I am excited to see what God will do with this opportunity at OVCN.”  When not at work, Monnie enjoys cheering on the KSU Wildcats (which explains her passion for all things purple)…

Andrea McElrath

Andrea recently joined the office staff as an office and ministry assistant. She has been married for 15 years and has two sons. Outside of work, Andrea indulges in a variety of different activities including hunting, reading, and watching any kind of sporting event. Her favorites are U of A basketball and her youngest son’s…