Staff

Senior Minister, Rev. Michael Snell

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Mike began his ministry at with us in June of 2013.  After graduating from Culver-Stockton College with a degree in Religion/Philosophy in May of 1990, he went on to earn his Master of Divinity degree from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University.

Mike is a life long member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).  His first church position came in October of 1986 as a youth minister.  For 30 years Mike served Disciple congregations primarily in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Texas.   Mike has directed, keynoted and counseled several youth camps, he has served at the national church level on various committees and was involved in rewriting the denominations manual for youth ministry.  Mike has a passion for group Bible study and we have an fun and interactive group that meets on Wednesday nights from 6:30-7:30.

In August of 2005, Mike started Project Berea, a mission in Mexico.  The group is blessed to have received regular support from the Week of Compassion, Disciple congregations, thoughtful individuals. For more information on Project Berea, visit the Facebook page.

If there is anything Mike can do to be helpful, contact him at michaelssnell@aol.com or call at (405)769-2717.

 

Youth Pastor of Education and Outreach

We are have organized a search committee for the hire of a new Youth Pastor of Education and Outreach.  We are dedicated to our youth and they are dedicated to one another.  This dedication allows us to continue regular meetings with volunteer leadership. On Sunday nights we start a brief discussion at 5:00 and then usually have a fun activity until 6:30 p.m.  Wednesday evenings, our group meets from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. At this time, we focus on worship, opening up scripture, communion, and a student-led game.

Administrative Assistant, Nancy Harkey

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Nancy recently retired from MTM Recognition, formerly Midwest Trophy, after 28 years of service. She was the Assistant to their Administrative Team, working closest with the Vice President of Sales and General Counsel.

Nancy lives Harrah with her husband Kevin, son Dalton and their dogs; Axel & Rose (mini dachshunds) and Chloe (Alaskan husky).  Daughter Katie and son-in-law Jeff live in Moore.

If there is anything Nancy can do to be helpful, contact her at fccmwc_info@coxinet.net or at the church office 405-769-2717.

 Choir Director, Dr. Mark Johnson

Dr. Mark Johnson joined our staff in August of 2018.  He comes to us with more than 30 years of experience in teaching Music Appreciation, Voice, and has been a Sacred Music Choral Director/Staff Singer in churches continuously since 1978.

Mark is currently an Adjunct Professor of Private Voice and Classroom Topics at the University of Central Oklahoma. He is an accomplished singer, actor, teacher and choral director. He participates in local musicals, plays, and has recorded television commercials in the area.

Mark graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Music (Vocal Performance) from Oral Roberts University. He received his Masters of Music in Voice Performance (Opera) from Oklahoma City University and was awarded his Doctorate of Musical Arts in Voice Performance with a minor in Philosophy from Louisiana State University.

In addition to all of his musical accomplishments he has served as a Captain/Volunteer Squadron Commander/Instructor in the Civil Air Patrol of the United States Air Force Auxiliary and a Forward Air Observer/Boat Crew/Skipper for the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Mark and his lovely wife Molly, who also holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts Degree from LSU live in Oklahoma City. They have 2 daughters, one living in NYC and the other in Texas. You can go online to: markandmollyjohnson.com and see their many musical accomplishments.

Mark may be contacted at: mark.fcc.choir@gmail.com

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Contributions and Financial Coordinator, John Northcutt

John has been a member of our church since 2007.  His responsibilities include effectively and confidentially maintaining records and documents on all giving to the church and other income, as well as preparing periodic reports for review by the Church Board and Congregation.   John is a hard worker, always glad to help and answer questions.

 

Nursery Assistant, Kristy Lowry

Our Nursery Assistant Kristy Lowry is also a member of our Children’s Corner teaching staff.  In addition to her work with our church, she has a private photo booth entertainment business.  She may be reached at  backdrop_entertain@yahoo.com.

Custodian, Micaela Gallegos

We are blessed by the hard work and dedication of Micaela, who joined our staff November of 2017.  She is very upbeat and glad to help when needed.  Micaela is typically on campus Monday through Friday mornings until 11AM and on special occasions.