Our Pastors and Layministers

Lead Pastor David Stevens

Pastor David Stevens and his wife Carol began serving at Vinita Nazarene in January of 2007. His ministry focus is based on the command of Christ to "Love one another as I have loved you" and the Church of the Nazarene Vision of "Making Christlike Disciples in the Nations. Pastor Stevens completed the Ordination Course of Study and was ordained in 1990. He also earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Organizational Leadership from Rogers State University in 2011.

Co-Pastor Carol Stevens

Carol Stevens specializes in Children's Ministry and education. She has a gift for working with small children. She began teaching children's bible classes when she was a child of missionaries Ben and Fran Wedel in Mexico. She and Pastor Stevens have been married for 38 years, and they have been serving the Lord since they were teens.

Lay Minister Teresa Brown

Teresa has served as Youth worker in Vinita Nazarene for years, teaching Sunday School and small group. She is a career Nurse. Teresa is our Sunday School and Discipleship Ministries director.