REv. Jeff Larson
Jeff serves as OCC’s Senior Minister. A native of Saskatchewan, Canada, Jeff has spent 20 years working in ministry in a variety of areas. He met his wife, Chandra, at a summer camp in Arkansas, they lived and worked in Chihuahua, Mexico with a mission organization, and then spent 8 years at a church in Texas before coming to OCC. A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, Jeff wants OCC to be a place that walks with people in life’s journey, helping them find hope and freedom through knowing the everlasting love of the God revealed in Jesus. Jeff and Chandra have three kids - Anders (10), Adeline (8), and AJ (6).
Rev. Rob Fredrickson
Rob serves as OCC’s Associate Minister, with particular focus on the areas of outreach and youth ministry. A graduate of Garrett-Evangelical Seminary and a lifelong congregationalist, Rob has worked in youth ministry since 1986—mixing lively, fun activities with challenging spiritual reflection and engaging service projects - and oversees OCC’s involvement in the community and beyond.
Sally serves as OCC’s Choir Director, a position she has held since the formation of OCC in 1983. Sally graduated from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with a bachelor’s in teaching and master’s degree in choral conducting. The OCC choir sings in a variety of music styles throughout the church year, and is accompanied by members of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra during Advent and Lent. It is a very talented and loyal volunteer group, open to any person attending OCC.
Lori serves as OCC’s organist/pianist, a position she has held since the formation of OCC in 1983. Lori received her music training at Drake University and the University of Kansas, and has served as organist for many churches over the past 45+ years. She brings a variety of musical styles to the worship service, from classical to contemporary, and accompanies the choir and other musicians or soloists throughout the church year.
Liz serves as one of OCC’s nursery workers. She loves ministering to children and sharing the love of God with them through the caring, supportive environment of the OCC nursery. Liz works full time with 18-month old children at a child care center in the area and is also a photographer. Liz and her daughter Sarah have been part of the OCC family for many years.
Barb Glass serves as one of OCC’s nursery workers. She and her family joined OCC in 1992 and have been continually involved in the nursery and Sunday school over the years. Barb and her husband, Steve, are glad to work together to share the love of God with the youngest members in the nursery.