Darren Bantz

Lead Pastor

Pastor Darren Bantz comes to us with nearly three decades of Ministry experience in southern Maine. As a successful business leader and entrepreneur outside of the church, he brings a fresh approach to presenting the Good News of Jesus to our community. He has a heart for missions; both local and abroad, and when combined, he and his wife Kim along with their four daughters have been on 37 mission trips. He feels that this Bible verse best describes God’s love for us.


"For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him." - John 3:17

Matt Larkin

Associate Pastor

Pastor Matt Larkin came to OACC as part of a partnership with our denomination's national offices. Matt serves our denomination as the Coordinator of the Offices of Leadership Development,. In that role, he and his team are pioneering new strategies to offer support and training for our denomination's emerging pastors, church planters and missionaries th. In addition to serving in that role, Matt serves the OACC family as our Associate Pastor, where he is providing leadership to our Christian Education and family ministries. Matt and his wife Beth moved here to the Oxford Hills area in 2018 with their daughter and three dogs.



Seth Coleman

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY

A lifelong believer, Seth Coleman began attending OACC in 2017 and quickly decided to make it his church home. While on missions trips to Nicaragua and Guatemala his calling was confirmed to work with youth by the heartache he witnessed on the team. He leads a class for teens on Sunday mornings, before service, which looks at biblical truths and their application to current culture. When Seth isn't here at the church he works as an independent builder and enjoys the great outdoors. He looks forward to connecting with families in our community to engage our youth in discipleship locally and globally.    

Rebekah ArnTSen

Director of KID'S MinistrY

Rebekah Arntsen has been attending OACC for a little over 18 years. She has a big heart for working with children of all ages. She wants to impact the youth for Christ, encouraging them to step out in faith as she has done. She lives in Oxford with her husband, Erik, and their little boys, Reece & Andrew.    

 

"Do not rejoice over me amid my tragedies, O my enemy! Though I fall, I will rise; Though I sit in the darkness of distress, the Lord is a light for me." - Micah 7:8

Beth Larkin

Church Administrator

Beth Larkin has 26 years of professional administrative experience and the last 13 years of that have been in ministry roles. In addition to her role here at OACC, she serves as the Coordinator of Women’s Ministries for our denomination. Beth is deeply grateful for her husband Matt, their daughter and their new home in South Paris.