Jessica King is the Director of Connections at United Methodist Church of the Servant in Oklahoma City. She has a passion to help build a solid foundation in every believer and a heart to strengthen, equip, and establish the body of Christ for the advancement of the kingdom of God.
Jessica was born and raised in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with degrees in Communication and Religious Studies. She also has a post-graduate ministry degree. Jessica’s unique combination of business and ministry experience has strengthened multiple organizations that she has been blessed to be a part of both locally and internationally.
Jessica met her husband Joel in 2006 while working alongside each other to establish a bilingual church in the heart of Santiago, Chile. They have two daughters together and their entire family returned to the United States in 2018 in response to God calling them to Church of the Servant.
Professor Stephen Gunter returned to ministry at Church of the Servant in September, 2017, as “Theologian in Residence” after more than 2 decades at Emory University and Duke Divinity School – where he served as Research Professor and Associate Dean for Methodist Studies. He has lectured and preached in more than 25 world areas, while remaining active in his annual conference as an ordained Methodist clergy. His most recent book, Arminius and His ‘Declaration of Sentiments’ (Baylor University Press) was recently translated into Portuguese this Summer, and Dr. Gunter conducted a 12-day book tour in Brazil in August, 2017. Check him out on Google under W. Stephen Gunter.