Olivia serves as the Director of Youth & Family Ministry, giving her one of the more challenging assignments of engaging youth in the faith in a culture that increasingly lures them to distraction. Olivia seeks to connect youth to the LORD and to one another in a community of encouragement and care. When she’s not engaged at church, Olivia is sharpening her skills as a family counselor. Olivia has been reaching out to the youth of OSL since joining the staff team in February of 2017.Read More...
Olivia enjoys time with her family, which include her parents who attend OSL, two sisters who are married, two nieces, and her pup, Macy. An avid traveler, Olivia has visited 15 countries, finding joy in discovering the variety of people and places God has created. You’ll also find Olivia enjoying country dancing, being outdoors, and music. Olivia holds a Bachelor of Education – Director of Christian Education from Concordia University Texas and a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at University of North Texas.
In her own words: I love the family atmosphere – it’s easy to feel welcome and loved. I love that our leadership is dedicated to keeping a hunger and love for God’s Word at the forefront of all that is preached, taught, and planned. I love the many opportunities to grow.
A favorite Bible verse: But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God. I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever (Psalm 52:8).