Cole Castenada

As Technical Director, Cole leads a team that handles sound and audio-visual for all worship services and special services, as well as the on-line recording of services. Email: techdir@oakhillumc.org

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Karla Sarmiento

Karla coordinates, plans and executes events for children at the church, including Sunday School, the nursery and special events. Email: childrenmin@oakhillumc.org

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Rev. Stephen Sanders

Stephen Sanders serves as Oak Hill’s lead pastor. Stephen grew up in San Antonio, then attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. After college he worked for a consulting firm, primarily helping companies design and install large computer systems. In 1993 he left the corporate world to respond to God’s call...

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Pam Sheffield

Pam directs the physical operations of the church office, coordinates church activities, prepares the Sunday bulletins, and supports and supervises paid and volunteer office staff. She serves as the entry point for inquiries about the church. She also compiles and print all bulletins, staff meeting agendas, and track attendance for...

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Louise Kemp Avant

Louise Kemp Avant grew up in Austin, Texas, graduating from McCallum High School and obtaining a Bachelor of Music Education and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from the University of Texas at Austin. She has sung in many academic and community choirs, most recently with the Conspirare Symphonic Chorus....

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Vicki Matustik

Vicki helps visitors and members alike connect with opportunities for growth and service—before they become overwhelmed with all that goes on in our church! Email: vicki@oakhillumc.org Where did you grow up and how did you make your way to Austin? I am a native Texan spending my youth in Paris,...

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Rev. Missy Jenson

Rev. Missy Jenson has been a United Methodist her whole life as her father served as a pastor in the Rio Texas Conference throughout her childhood. As a result, she grew up all over South Texas: Cuero, Corpus Christi, Brady, Gonzales, and San Antonio. She attended Southwestern University and graduated...

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Daniel Urrutia

As Facilities Administrator, Daniel is responsible for the maintenance of all church campus facilities, which includes all buildings, grounds, equipment, furniture, tools, vehicles, and related supplies. Email: daniel@oakhillumc.org Where did you grow up and how did you make your way to Austin? I am from San Marcos. I’ve been working...

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Rev. Ryan Jenson

Ryan was raised in Austin and actually became a member of Oak Hill UMC way back in the mid-90s while in high school. He was active in the youth ministry and the youth choir and remained active in the church during his college years while attending the University of Texas....

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Angie Bragg

Angie oversees the finance and business operations of the church. Email: angie@oakhillumc.org

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