• Rev. Dillon Burns senior Pastor


  • Allie Williams
    Associate Pastor

    Allie comes to us from St. John’s United Methodist Church in Kansas City, Missouri where she has been their Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries for over 5 years.

    Allie’s undergraduate degree is from Fort Hays State University with a major in Art History and a minor in Philosophy with an emphasis in Biblical Studies. She earned her J.D. from the University of Missouri Kansas City, where she was named the Outstanding Female Law Student of the Year. She practiced law focused on assisting low income and elderly clients in Kansas City, but felt called to something different. When her home church in Natoma, Kansas was without a pastor, Allie had the opportunity to fill in as a Lay Speaker and was then assigned as pastor of Natoma and Pleasant Plains United Methodist Churches in central Kansas. She pastored those congregations for three years   

  • Dr. Jonathan Ten brink Director of music

    A Grand Rapids native, Dr. Ten Brink is Assistant Professor of Music and Program Faculty Chair at Lansing Community College. He earned his DMA in Vocal Performance at the University of Minnesota, his MM from Bowling Green State University and his BA from Calvin College. He has been active in church music since high school and has served at United Methodist, Presbyterian, Congregational, Christian Reformed, Baptist churches.

    Jon has been an opera performer appearing in hundreds of productions in 36 states, including on PBS and NPR. He has been on the faculty at Wingate University, Shorter University, Crown College, and North Central University.

  • Beth Baldwin church administrator

    Beth came to OCC from the business world where she held a variety of positions in corporate, retail, and medical settings. She oversees the office, administrative and clerical work, calendar and building use.  

  • MARICIA JAQUEZ Administrative assistant

    Maricia is the first voice you'll hear and the first face you see when you contact OCC. She loves people and is happy to greet and serve you. Maricia has many roles and ensures the office is ran efficiently.

  • Mark Brunner Building Manager

    Mark is an "amateur" photographer (who happens to have had a photo named one of Life Magazine's most important pictures of the year). He enjoys traveling the world off of the tourist trek to meet and interact with local people. He's a beekeeper, too, and enjoys riding his bike. Mark brings years of experience managing buildings and fleets for a non-profit serving persons with brain injuries. He always has a kind word and ready smile.

  • Marci Hooper treasurer

    Marci is deeply involved in many ministries at OCC, from OCC Women to international mission trips. Her heart is in serving others. She manages the financial books and records with her accountant's skill.