Joey Deese - Senior Pastor

God called me into ministry when I was 22 years old.  I am married to my beautiful wife, Kasie Deese for 11 years and have served with her in ministry for the entire time.  I have served at OBC for over ten years and it has been an amazing adventure. I count it a privilege to be able to serve the Lord through the local church and believe that the Holy Spirit has huge things in store for this church, community, state and world!  I get to be used by God as a tool in His hand.  It is all God!
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Kasie Deese - Children's Ministry Director

I am the Children's Director at Oakdale Baptist Church and have been able to serve in this position for over ten years.  It is an amazing thing to be able to come into the church everyday and be used by the Lord to teach chidren about the life changing message of Jesus Christ.  I believe that the kids should have the truth of the Gospel explained to them on their level.  Make sure you check out the Upstream Kids page to see what is going on.  If you are interested in our children's ministry, please feel free to contact me anytime.
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Bobby Fields - Youth Ministry Director

Bobby Fields and his wife, Tisha, have three amazing boys in their family. Bobby has been the Youth Director for over a year at Oakdale and also ministers in the Lancaster County School System as a high school teacher. God has given Bobby an amazing ability to deliver the Word to youth and adults alike. 
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Jenna Cornwell - Financial Administrator

I am blessed to be able to come to church everyday and work in the financial administrator position. My husband, Gene, and I have been married for 6 years and have twin daughters (Savannah and Caroline) born December 16, 2009. I graduated from Winthrop University with a Finance degree in 2007 and am grateful to be able to use that knowledge to minister here at Oakdale Baptist Church.


Kelly Rinehimer - Child Development Center Director

I am very fortunate to be able to serve the Lord in our CDC.  Oakdale Baptist Church is also my family's church and I count it a blessing to be able to invest into children everyday. Contact me if you are interested in having your child a part of the Next Generation CDC.


Tisha Fields - Nursery Coordinator

If you are interested in volunteering to take care of our babies, please contact Tisha Fields through Facebook with the link below or contact the church office. For the safety of our children, please understand that we require a SLED background check before you volunteer. 


Jennifer Hollingsworth - Worship Leader

Oakdale is currently seeking who the Lord wants to serve permanetly as Worship Leader. Jennifer has stepped up as we seek God's will and is currently serving as Worship Leader with Oakdale Baptist Church. She has a hear for worship and to see the congregation get lost in worship as well. If you are interested in getting involved in the worship ministry of Oakdale, please feel free to contact Jennifer. 

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Dale Ferrell - Musician's Director

Dale is currently serving as the Musician's Director with Oakdale Baptist Church. Dale is also serves as the Youth Worship Band Director for the youth ministry! Dale is an incredibly gifted musician and singer, and has been serving with Oakdale in this capacity for many years!


Jan Brice-Nash - Choir Director

Jan has served for many years as Choir Director at her former church before she moved to Rock Hill. She allows God to use her talents to invest into others to allow them to fully use their musical singing talents at full potential. Jan has also stepped up to serve as we seek who the Lord has to lead Oakdale in Worship Ministry. 


Barbara Roth - Pianist

I have been a part of OBC for over five years and involved in the worship team the entire time.  If there is one thing that I would like people to remember about me, it would be that I lived my faith out loud. I get the most enjoyment out of knowing that I am where God wants me to be. Nothing happens in this life by accident; God not only has a part in everything that I do, he is the conductor. I just sit in his orchestra and follow His lead.  I am happily married to my husband, David Roth



Allison Shank - Video Team Leader

Allison serves as our Video Ministry leader and is knocking it our of the park. Allison has a wealth of knowledge and wisdom of video technology and is being used by the Lord to advance the Gospel using video. From YouTube Live and Facebook Live to video intros and other tools, she is passionate about her call to serve. If you are interested in working on this team, please contact her!

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