Leadership Team
Lead Pastor

Tom Hargrave

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Pastor of Worship and Ministry Support

Dempsey Kraft

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Raised in church, Dempsey met Jesus at the age of seven after a Sunday morning worship service. At the age of 14, he felt God’s call to ministry. In 2010, Dempsey married Rebekah. In 2015, their son Nathanael was born.

Dempsey serves as the Pastor of Worship & Ministry Support at Wards Chapel.  His  hobbies include Star Wars, meteorology, reading, geocaching, and gardening.

Youth Pastor

Jeff Ray

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Jeff has been a member of Wards Chapel his whole life, and met Jesus during a week of children's camp at the age of 8. He has served in various aspects of the church throughout the years, but a few years ago Jeff accepted the call to serve the youth of Wards Chapel, where he currently serves as Youth Pastor.

On April 7, 2013, Jeff married His wife Courtney (of Poteau, OK). Since marriage, the two have lived in and served the community of Atoka, where Courtney is completing her education to become a teacher. Jeff loves watching/playing soccer, playing board games with friends and family, and spending evenings with his wife. 

Chairman of the Deacons

David Ray

Deacon / Sunday School Director

Ronnie Cochran


Pat Loftis


David Brinkley


Chuck Byers

Children's Ministry Director

Jeri Hargrave


Janet Ray

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  March 2017  
Regular Schedule
  • 9:45 AM
    Sunday School
  • 10:50 AM
    Morning Service
  • 6:00 PM
    Evening Service
  • 6:15 PM
    Pot-Luck Dinner
  • 7:00 PM
    Adult Small Groups
  • 7:00 PM
    Youth Group
  • 7:00 PM
    King's Kids
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