Ineta Bebb, Director of Music Ministries – Ineta oversees the choir programs and the maintenance of the church’s organs, pianos and handbells. She earned her Bachelor of Music Education and her Masters in Vocal Performance at Kansas University. She’s served as the Director of Music Ministries at St. Paul since 1982. Prior to that, she taught music at university and public schools. She and her husband Martin have two grown children, Stephanie and Michael, who each have families of their own.
Rhonda Beard, Organist and Director of Children’s Choirs – Rhonda serves as organist for Sunday and special services, funerals, weddings and children’s choirs. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at Oklahoma State University and her Master of Education at Vanderbilt. She has served as organist in several churches from high school through graduate work. She and husband Ken have three children, Cassie, Vann, and Kyle.
Susan Thompson, Director of Children’s Ministries & Worship Arts – Susan provides opportunities for children to learn about Jesus and God’s love. She attended Drury College in Springfield, Mo., and the University of Tulsa. She has 35 years experience working for the United Methodist Church as a preschool teacher, youth director, children’s director, and director of worship arts. She and her husband have two grown children.
Lynnette Lewis, Business Administrator – Lynnette is in charge of the church’s financial records, and oversees the church buildings’ maintenance and repairs. She has her Associate degree in Medical Office Management and Medical Transcription. Her experience includes managing medical offices, bakery, property and real estate. She and her husband Cameron have four children: Ben, Gideon, Michaela, and Jessica; they also have a granddaughter, Emma.
Margaret Wagner, Learning Tree Director – Margaret received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction at NSU. She has 34 years of teaching experience with Muskogee Public Schools. Her husband, Steve, is deceased. They have two daughters, Lynne and Laura, and five grandchildren, Kate, Jack, Stephen, Poppy, and Wagner.
Joanne Nilsson, Administrative Assistant – Joanne received her Associate of Science in Business Administration from Bacone College. She has over 20 years experience working in the church office and the administration field. She and her husband Mark have two grown children, Adam and Megan, and two grandchildren, Tessla Gail and Kameron Kurtis.