Ministry Team

 

Dr. Gary M. Roy
Senior Pastor

Pastor Gary has been in full time pastoral ministry since 1982.  He has a God-given gift of conveying God's love in a way that continually points to Jesus Christ.  He received his Doctorate of Theology degree in 1999.  He's known for his warm and engaging style and personality and uses his vocal talent to share the message of Jesus to others.
 
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Rev. Dan Yoder
Assistant Pastor

A retired pastor, "Pastor Dan" is active with Senior Moments,visitation and nursing home ministry.
He and his wife, Bea, reside in Sarasota. The Yoders have over 35 years of ministry experience.
 
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Lee Hixon

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MINISTER OF worship

Colonial Oaks welcomes  a new ministry team member, Minister of Worship, Rev. Lee S. Hixon. Lee, and his wife Julia, have  relocated from Maine to Sarasota. Lee will oversee the  music and dram ministry at COBC. He is experienced in both traditional and contemporary music styles and drama. He brings a wealth of experience with over 25 years of conducting choirs. 
Contact Lee for information about the music ministry at COBC. 
 
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Sheri Roy
Ministries/Admin/visual arts

A former Christian school classroom teacher, she received her Master of Religious Education degree in 1993. She and her husband, Dr. Gary Roy, have been married since 1970.  They have two sons, Chris and Bryan and seven grandchildren.
Sheri is  active in visual arts at Colonial Oaks and in developing presentations for church events, logos, themes;  along with  multimedia weekly worship presentations. 
 
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Pat Watkins
Secretary

Pat is the friendly voice you'll hear when you call Colonial Oaks.
She is a talented musician and frequently joins her husband, Tom, as part of the singing duo, "Just Us".
 
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tom watkins
Maintenance

Tom keeps our buildings clean and beautiful. He has a servant's heart and is always willing to help others.