Jim and his wife Linda were both baptized on February 8, 1977 at the Ridgecrest Church of Christ by Kirk Castleman. They have remained members since that date. Jim graduated from UCO (then Central State) in 1967 with a degree in education and later got his masters degree from UCO in administration. Jim taught school at Eastside and Soldier Creek Elementary Schools in Midwest City for 43 years. Jim and Linda have been married since 1967 and have three sons; Jimmie, Jeff, and Jason and beautiful daughter-in-law Heather, and two adorable grandsons in Noah and Carson. Jim started his service as a Ridgecrest elder on May 31, 2015.
Ernie and Kathy have been Ridgecrest members since 2001. Ernie has served as an elder since 2007.
David and Kathleen have been members since 1993 and David started serving as an elder in 1999. David grew up in Hennessey, OK, and received degrees from Oklahoma Panhandle State and North Texas State Universities. He served three years in the U.S. Army and is currently retired after working for 31 years in education with 22 years as high school principal. David and Kathleen enjoy spending time with six grandkids, visiting the Colorado mountains and most sporting events. What David loves most about Ridgecrest is the friendly atmosphere that makes people feel comfortable. David enjoys working with the Whiz Kids reading tutoring program and our mission efforts.