Rev. Mitchell and his wife, Nancy, who is an elementary teacher, are from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. They have been married for 31 years and have one daughter, Amy, who just completed her Master’s degree and lives in Dallas, Texas.
Rev. Mitchell was ordained in 1998. He has been Associate Regional Minister for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oklahoma since 2002 providing pastoral care to 39 local congregations. From 1991 to 2002, he served 1st Christian Church of Midwest City, OK as Student Associate/Associate Pastor. He was the Youth Director at Mustang Christian Church, Oklahoma from 1987 to 1988.
During his ministry Rev. Mitchell has been involved in both District and Regional events, including Oklahoma Regional Youth Council, Camp Director, Midwest City CROP Walk, Week of Compassion, Mission Trips, Kids Against Hunger, Joplin Mission and Souper Bowl of Caring. He has also been very active in his community as a school volunteer, PTA president, Habitat for Humanity, Hands of Angels Home Repair Program and Tornado Relief Programs.
Rev. Mitchell brings many gifts and abilities with his ministry. He plays guitar, sings and loves many types of music. As a local congregational leader, he has preached, counseled, planned and led church retreats. He makes hospital, nursing home and rehab facilities visits. He has coordinated children’s, youth and young adult programming including Vacation Bible School, weekly youth programs, ski trips, mission trips (local and Mexico), wilderness adventures, coffee house experiences and other events. Contact Pastor Gary.