Rev. Vince & Rev. Nicole Cooper
Vince and Nicole have been married since 1991 and have four grown children, Jacob, Ben, Hannah and Moriah and have two granddaughters Kenzie and Rory.
Vince earned a BA at Central Bible College in 1998 and was credentialed with the Assemblies of God in 1997. He served as a Youth pastor from 1998-2004 and then came to Norwalk in 2004 to be the Pastor of Norwalk Christian Assembly of God, now known as Oasis. Vince served as the assistant presbyter to North Central Area of the Ohio Ministry Network of Assemblies of God for 6 years and was elected presbyter in October of 2018. Vince recently completed the ICF (International Coaching Federation) coach's training and is a certified life coach.
Nicole has always been a team player serving in all kinds of ministries over the years. Nicole made her calling official when she received her license with the Assemblies of God in 2009, then in 2017 she received her ordination. Now she serves as the executive pastor at Oasis. Nicole also serves as a chaplain at the Norwalk Police department. Pastor Nicole is the North Central area connector for the Network of Women Ministers. Her favorite thing about ministry is to see people grow in the Lord.
Tonya and Rev. David Zehner
David Zehner, Associate Pastor
David and Tonya . They have been married since 2006 and have two young boys, Liam and Luke. David was part of Mansfield First Assembly for most of his life. They were both part of a church plant in Lincoln, Nebraska for 3 years before returning to Mansfield First. David makes a living as a commercial plumber and Tonya is a part-time Massage Therapist and floral designer as well as a full time Mom and home school teacher. They are partners in ministry and have served in almost every department of the church. David earned his credentials with the Assemblies of God in September of 2017. Tonya is currently pursuing her credentials for ministry. They are excited to serve Oasis Church and build strong people who will transform the community of Norwalk!