Complete Staff List
connections & Communications
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CONNECTIONS
Jennifer's main responsibility is to oversee the Five Oaks pathway to get new visitors connected at Five Oaks. She's knows finding a new church home can be hard, so she's always looking for easy step-by-step ways to make that process simple. In her spare time, Jennifer also oversees our Serve ministry and helps people find their best serve match for Five Oaks.
COMMUNICATION MANAGER / MINISTRY ASSISTANT
Peg takes care of our communication process and helps our community stay connected and engaged with God's mission at Five Oaks. Peg also supports Brian Burquest, the Executive Pastor, and Five Oaks Executive Team.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CONNECTIONS
Pam enjoys using her hospitality and administration gifts in overseeing our Connections Ministry teams. She works with our Ushers, Greeters, Concierge, Info Center, Acorn Café, White Glove and Safety & Security volunteers, to ensure that everyone that walks through the doors of Five Oaks feels welcomed. Pam is also Pastor Henry’s assistant, handles our facility scheduling & calendar, and is our FUN Team Director, heading up our church events.
FAMILY & DISCIPLESHIP
FAMILY & DISCIPLESHIP PASTOR
John leads the teams that carryout the the vision of Five Oaks through Family Ministry and Adult Discipleship. He coaches the staff and helps align each ministry with the vision of seeing the story of God come to life at every age and stage.
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR
Kelly leads the children’s ministry of the church, equips the congregation and those serving in children’s ministry to bring the story of God to life. She recruits, develops and inspires others to serve and lead in children’s ministry (birth through fifth grade). Kelly loves to partner with parents and inspire them to be invested in every phase of their child’s life.
SMALL GROUPS PASTOR
Jonathan is passionate about helping people follow Jesus. He wants to see the story of God come to life as people embrace a new identity rooted in the God who made them. He loves helping people find new friends with whom to journey through life.
Kevin works to connect Five Oaks with organizations and missions that enable our congregation to spread the love and gospel of Christ, both locally and globally. As the Impact Director, Kevin heads up our Impact partnerships and projects, allowing us the opportunities to be the hands and feet of Jesus in the world.
STUDENT MINISTRIES PASTOR
Henry oversees our Middle School and High School Student Ministries. Henry is passionate about bringing the story of God to life for students and helping them discover how to live that out in everyday life. He inspires our adult leadership team and parents of students to be present and active in these young people’s lives, and to guide them as they shepherd students on their spiritual journey.