Kent Tice and JoAnne Alexander, a married clergy couple, have been co-pastors of Oakland for 31 years. Kent, who graduated from Wesley Theological Seminary, joined JoAnne at Oakland in 1986 after serving as pastor in several other churches in the Baltimore-Washington Conference. Born in VA, Kent is the son of a pastor and has lived in four states and the District of Columbia.
Kent loves to build things, especially when they are recreational and/or functional. Some of his projects have included, a church, home furnishings, play houses, water slides, tree houses, camping cabins, and home additions.
The pastors teach the membership classes with help from other church leaders.