MEET THE TEAM

Pastor Steve and Kristin

Steve and Kristin are the lead pastors/planters of Oasis. Steve and Kristin were married in 2003 and have four beautiful children: Elise, Myla, Levi, and Eden. They met at Southeastern University, where Steve earned a Bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Ministry and a Master’s degree in Ministerial Leadership.  He is ordained with the Assemblies of God and has been in full time ministry since 2001.  Steve serves as the Church Planting Director for Pen Florida and as a local Presbyter, serving other area AG churches. He is from Southern California originally but grew up on the mission field in the Dominican Republic. Kristin is from Sarasota. She is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant and full time mom.  They have a big heart for adoption and foster care and are passionate about getting more people involved in making a difference.


Oasis Staff


  • Jay and Missy Parmenter

    Jay and Missy serve as Associate Pastors at Oasis. Jay leads our Pro Team and together they coordinate the Sunday morning experience.

  • Josh and Hannah Kessie

    Hannah serves as the Kids Pastor at Oasis. Hannah and Josh work hard to ensure that every child has a safe, fun, and age appropriate environment to learn about God.

  • Kyle Whiddon

    Kyle serves as our Worship Pastor at Oasis. His passion is to raise up worshipers and worship teams to serve the kingdom. 

  • Caleb and Mimi Bell

    Caleb and Mimi oversee Outreach at Oasis including overseas Mission Trips and local Foster Care initiatives. Their heart is to care for orphans both here and abroad.

  • Chris and Danielle Wright

    Chris and Danielle serve in the area of connections. That basically means they help walk a new attender through the process of getting connected to the church until it feels like home.

  • Mike and Katie Goreski

    Mike and Katie serve as a teaching pastor at Oasis. They have a passion for people to grow in their faith, and helping them find a place to serve.

  • Ben and Melissa Haught

    Ben and Melissa serve as Business Administrator and Worship Associate at Oasis. They have a heart for the local church and leading people to worship.

  • mICHAEL AND CHLOE YODER

    Michael and Chloe serve as Youth Pastors for Oasis. They love connecting with middle and high schoolers and teaching them the love of Christ in a fun and engaging way.

Support Staff

  • Raquel Mateer

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  • Andre & Vhalyn Miller

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Church Council


  • Vic Appel- Elder and Board

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  • Jeff Gingerich- Board

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  • Doug Myhre- Board

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  • Brian Foster- Board

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  • Nick Rowe- Board

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  • ED Hager

    Elder

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  • Harry Jenkins

    Elder

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