Kent Tice and JoAnne Alexander, a married clergy couple, have been co-pastors of Oakland for over 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.