Leadership & Staff


  • The REverend Sally Houck

    pastorsally@sbcglobal.net

    405-372-3074


    Rev. Houck has been the pastor at Salem since December 2006.  Previously serving a church in Tulsa, Sally was ordained as a 'second career' after many years as an educator and Christian educator.  She has masters degrees in English Literature and Religious Education as well as a Master of Divinity from Phillips Theological Seminary with a Lutheran Year at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago.  



  • LISA MURRAY-FRANCIS, Office coordinator

    salemelc@sbcglobal.net

    405-372-3074


    Lisa is in the office Mon-Thurs 9-11:30 and 12:30-3, and Friday 9-noon. She'd be happy to help you with more information about Salem or our Parking opportunities.


  • KRYSTAL HENNESSEY, Director of music & organist

    Krystal is an accomplished teacher, accompanist and musician, serving as organist/pianist and Director of Music at Salem since 1985. She is wonderfully adept at leading the congregation in worship through the music.

  • Dr. ELIZABETH ALBRIGHT, choir Director

    Dr. Albright has directed the Salem Choir since 2007, often lending us her remarkable soprano voice in solo and ensemble as well. She has an undergraduate degree in music performance and a PhD in Education, both from OSU.  She would love to talk to you about singing!


  • TJ Askegaard, Youth Director

    TJ has been Salem's Youth Director for five years!  Grounded in his faith, he loves leading the youth and providing a variety of learning and activities for them. TJ is a senior at OSU.

CHURCH COUNCIL 2018-2019

Judy Lewis~ President


Steve Haseley~ Vice President / Mutual Ministry


Scott Wolff ~ Treasurer


Paula Long ~ Secretary/ Campus Ministry


Michelle Hoerning ~ Financial Secretary


Carol Beier -- Property


Joanna Gipson ~ Worship & Music


Brandon Hearp ~ Youth Ministry


Mary Jo Lanier ~ Service Ministry


Gwen Tipling ~ Youth Ministry


Jared Smith -- Campus Ministry


Maria Moccia-Wolff -- Care Ministry