Roland Slater is Lead Pastor of Westminster Church. Roland has led churches in Texas, New Jersey, Illinois and Kansas before coming to Westminster. Roland enjoys reading, yardwork, his dog Bama, and a good joke. Roland is passion about his faith and desires to see others to come to know Jesus in a personal way. Roland’s favorite Bible verse is Romans 5:8, “God demonstrated His love for us in this: while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. He says, “This verse reminds us that there is no one on the planet that loves us more than God. So much so, that Christ would die for me so that I might live.”
Jonathan Wilson and his lovely wife Jamie recently moved to Enid from Denver, CO. There, Jonathan worked in sales as a factory representative for a furniture company. He often served at his church on the worship team and led the service when their main worship leader was away. Music and creativity have always been a passion of his, vocals and storytelling his specialty. Here in Enid, Jonathan and Jamie bought a project house in the Waverly historic district and have enjoyed working alongside local family on its renovations. They have two large dogs, Merlin and Ludo, that hate the coffee grinder and love the dog park.
Jamie and her husband, Jonathan, moved to Enid only a week after getting married. Jamie grew up in Tampa, Florida and became intrigued with missions as she traveled as a youth puppeteer leading VBS programs with her children’s pastor and his wife. In 2003 she moved to Tulsa to attend Oral Roberts University to pursue her missionary heart by attaining a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and ESL. After graduating with honors, she went on to teach in Chicago, China, Mexico, California, New York and Wales, she even taught here in Enid. She finds joy in finding new foodie eateries, going on beach vacations and traveling the world. Jamie’s greatest desire is to live a life of joy in her purpose and for her and Jonathan to joyfully fulfill God’s call on their lives.
Chelsea and her husband live on a farm outside of Enid with four kids, four dogs, one cat, and a bunch of goats. Jordan, her oldest and only boy is outnumbered by three little sisters Addalee, Emmy, and Hadley. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, doing crafts, listening to audiobooks, doing puzzles, gardening, fishing, camping, and supporting her kids’ sports and 4-H activities. She has worked in church nurseries, public schools and in daycares since she was a teenager. Chelsea says, “God led me towards the opportunity of becoming the Children’s Director; I am excited to see what the future holds as we grow together!”
Gabriella Lewis is married to Andrew (Westminster’s drummer) and they have a son named Levi. She enjoys swimming, playing instruments, and being organized. She has two big dogs. She lived in Italy for 6 years as a teen and did a lot of traveling. Her favorite verse is James 3:17-18, “But the wisdom that comes from Heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.”