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David Gideon
Senior Pastor

Pastor David is the Senior Pastor of Church On The Lake (COTL). He joined COTL in November of 2021.  His wife Michelle assists him in the work of the ministry here at COTL as the worship leader.  He brings to COTL more than 15 years of pastoring experience as a former Children's Pastor.  With having a background in Children's Ministry it is a primary mission of Pastor David to see these areas grow further than they have in the past.  Pastor David and Michelle have a heart for the people of COTL and the surrounding areas.  "We want to raise up the people of the church to be disciples of the Lord and to fulfill His great commission so we can send them out into their communities to reach their friends, families, and co-workers for Christ". It is the heart of Pastor David and Michelle to teach people how to live a victorious, effective, contagious, outrageous, outreaching, servant driven, Christian life.

Teen Pastor

Makayla Bledsoe

Children's Pastor

Staff position is open and we are currently seeking passionate, spirit led, spirit powered people to reach and lead teens in the Ketchum area.

Makayla Bledsoe is our Children's Pastor.  Makayla has grown up in and has been trained by our Senior Pastor in his former Children's Ministry.  She is now fulfilling the call of God for her life here at COTL.  She is a relevant and energetic Pastor with a heart to see the kiddos from this region come to the knowledge of Christ. Makayla is a true blessing to COTL.  Click here to learn more about Makayla and her vision for the kids of COTL.

Kelly Fansler


Kelly is from Ponca City and is married to John and has one son and one grandchild. Kelly enjoys sewing, quilting, gardening and fishing.  (Photo Pending)

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