Ministers

Marty Kessler

Marty Kessler

Pulpit Minister / Elder

Marty began his work with the Choctaw congregation in May of 2001 and has served the Lord's Kingdom as a full time minister for over twenty years, preaching for congregations in Virginia, Kansas, and Oklahoma. Marty graduated from Bear Valley School of Biblical Studies and Missions in Colorado.

Marty has proven himself to be an effective preacher of God's Word, delivering sermons in a way that makes the Word of God easy to understand and applicable to today's world. Marty and his wife, Debbie, have three children.

mkessler@choctaw.church

Mike Mazzalongo

Mike Mazzalongo

Education / Internet Media Minister

Mike has had a multi-faceted career in ministry for over 31 years serving as a missionary, pulpit minister and Dean of Students for Oklahoma Christian University. His specialty has been the production of multi-media tools used in education and evangelism.

He has produced several television series in Canada and the United States and continues to provide content for BibleTalk.tv. Mike and his wife, Lise, have four children.

mike@bibletalk.tv

Mike Mazzalongo

Mike Coghill

Youth, Family & Involvement Minister

Mike joined the staff at Choctaw in August of 2014. Before coming to Choctaw he was the youth and family minister at the Fairview Road Church of Christ in Columbia, MO for 4 years. He has a strong passion for helping teens grow closer in their relationship with God.

He graduated from Oklahoma Christian in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Bible and Ministry. While at Oklahoma Christian he met his beautiful wife, Jessica, and they were married May 2010. Mike and Jessica have one child.

mcoghill@choctaw.church


Elders

elders@choctaw.church

Bob Aldridge

Bob Aldridge

 

Bob and his wife Jeanie have been married since 1982. They have 3 daughters, two are married, and 5 grandchildren. He is currently working at Oklahoma Christian University in the Physical Plant department. He served as a deacon for the Choctaw congregation for 12 years working with the studio and sound booth.

Bob Chilton

Bob Chilton

Education

Bob and his wife Linda have two daughters, two sons-in-law, and four grandchildren. Bob attended 3 years at Harding College in Searcy, AR and is now retired from General Motors. He has been a member of the church for 45 years.

Steve Harrison

Steve Harrison

Visitation / WBS

Steve and his wife Karen have been married since 1968. They have a son and a daughter and a son-in-law. They have one grandson and three granddaughters. He worked in the school system as a teacher and in the AV dept for 34 years retiring in 2003. He has been a Christian for over 50 years and has served as a deacon and elder.

Johnny Henderson

Johnny Henderson

Worship

Johnny and his wife Niecie have been married since 1969. They have a daughter and a son and daughter-in-law. Johnny and Niecie have also been blessed with 5 grandchildren. Johnny received his BSE from Oklahoma Christian University in 1976. He has been a teacher and coach for over 30 years and has been a member of the church for over 40.

Harold Weaver

Harold Weaver

Finance

Harold and his wife Jane were married in 1959. They have two sons and daughters-in-law, two daughters and sons-in-law, 10 granddaughters and one grandson. These children and their spouses are all active members of the church where they live.

Harold was a US Marine after high school. He graduated from OSU as an electrical engineer and worked in Texas and at Tinker Air Force Base where he retired in 1995. Harold and Jane own and operate a farm in Choctaw where they grow and sell Christmas trees.


Deacons

Don Alsup

Don Alsup

Worship
Ron Eager

Ron Eager

Visitation
Don Furche

Don Furche

Education
Hal Gatewood

Hal Gatewood

BibleTalk.tv / Media
Kendall Perkins

Kendall Perkins

Youth & Family
Lloyd Smith

Lloyd Smith

Benevolence

Office

Tina Punneo

Tina Punneo

Secretary/Bulletin
Sarah Kriwanek

Sarah Kriwanek

Bookkeeper
Gail Morgan

Gail Morgan

Custodial