All Team Members

Shannon Rodenberg

Shannon grew up on a farm outside of Drummond, Oklahoma as the oldest of four children. Raised in the Salem United Methodist Church in Drummond, baptized as an infant and confirmed in that church. She attended and was a leader in that congregation up until she became a pastor, but also helped with a UMC church plant during seminary and…

Kerry Banzet

Kerry Banzet

Director of Mission

Kerry came on staff as the Director of Missions and Outreach in November 2021.  Before this she was a stay at home/homeschool mom for 17 years.  She also founded and ran a non-profit in Uganda for 6 years that worked with single mothers in Uganda through business training, financial stewardship and learning marketable skills.  The organization also had over 50…

Sydney Chanley

Sydney Chanley

Director of Children's Ministry

Sydney has been a part of the OUMC family since she was in middle school. As an adult, she has been a faithful volunteer in the children and youth department for many years. Sydney is excited to step into her new role and start planning fun, safe, and meaningful activities that help people know how much God loves them.

Ruth Mathews

Ruth Mathews

Director of Traditional Worship and Choir

Hello, I am Ruth Mathews, Worship Director of the Traditional Worship Service and Choir Director here at Oologah United Methodist Church. I was raised in Barstow, California and attended a small Methodist Church where I first met my husband Jim at age 6. We grew up together in that small church and were married in 1965. My husband Jim and…

Larry Escalanta

Larry Escalanta

Director of Contemporary Worship

Hello, my name is Larry Escalanta. I am married to Lori and we have two children, Jessi and Cole. Lori and I were the first “Couple” to get married in the new OUMC (March 17th, 2012). I met Lori June 3rd of 2011, and then realized that God had brought our hearts together. I joined the Praise & Worship Team…

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Contact info

918-443-2457
5834 East 410 Road
Oologah, OK 74053
oologahumc@gmail.com

Gathering Times

Sunday:
8:30am, 11:00am

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