Sharon Carrigan




Pastor Rick Shuman



Pastor Rick Shuman has been appointed, effective July 3, 2018, as pastor of Oakland United Methodist Church, 70 Oakland Terrace, Charles Town, WV, by Bishop LaTrelle Easterling, episcopal leader of Baltimore Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church.

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Iwayan Rata

Director of Fellowship/Lay Leader


Director of Fellowship/ Lay Leader

Wayan Rata is currently Director of Fellowship and has been a member of Oakland since 1994.  Wayan also has been Oakland's Lay Leader for many years, and is a certified Lay Speaker.  Responsibilities as Director of Fellowship include coordinating fellowship events and fostering a spirit and culture of hospitality in all of Oakland's ministries and activities.  Wayan also helps in teaching our Class #201-Developing Spiritual Maturity, and leads a small group for men.

Born and raised in Bali, Indonesia, Wayan, now a naturalized US citizen, is a wonderful chef who frequently shares his skills throughout the congregation.  In his spare time he enjoys gardening, cooking, reading, and traveling.

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