Reverend James Hunt
James Hunt is a native Oklahoman. He was born in Talihina, went to high school in Henryetta, and graduated from Oklahoma State University. James met his wife, Hilary, while they were both students at OSU. He earned a degree in American History in 2004, then attended Perkins school of Theology at SMU, graduating in 2009.
James traces his Methodist roots back to his great great grandfather who was a Circuit Rider in Oklahoma territory, once serving the Stillwater area. James has served churches in Oklahoma and North Texas ranging in size from 100 members to 5,000, and has experience in college ministry, youth and camping ministries, church planting, and creating new worship experiences.
James and Hilary have a daughter who is (almost) 5 and a son who is 2, so his hobbies include reading children’s books, drawing with crayons, and talking people into taking naps.
James will join the team on June 1st, 2018!
Anne Walker, Ph.D.
Anne Walker is Director of the Wesley Foundation at OSU. Her eighteen-year career in the nonprofit sector includes work in grant programs for ministry with youth-under-pressure, in graduate theological education, and in nonprofit program development.
Prior to her work at The Wesley, Anne served as Director of Learning and Professional Development at the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits. She is an adjunct professor, teaching Christian education and formation, at Saint Paul School of Theology and at Iliff School of Theology.
Anne holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Religious Education, and an M.A. in Ethics, all from Claremont School of Theology. She received her bachelors degree from Oklahoma City University. Her specialities include: youth ministry, young adult ministry, education for social change, and theologies of vocation. She is the co-author of Nurturing Different Dreams: Youth Ministry Across Lines of Difference (Pickwick, 2014).
An Oklahoma native and citizen of the Cherokee Nation, Anne appreciates good people, good music, and good humor. She lives in Edmond, OK with her husband, Monty, and son, Ryan.
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Kathy Walker is an administrative assistant for the Wesley Foundation. In June of 2015, Kathy became a part of the OSU Wesley Foundation staff working with the Board of Director, record keeping, and communications. Kathy first became acquainted with the Oklahoma Methodist organizations in August 2006 when she became the administrative assistant of the Stillwater District Office of the OKUMC and continued to work there until the end of May 2015 when the office was closed due to redistricting.
Kathy is an avid reader and loves music, both vocal singing and piano. She is married to Dr. Timothy Walker, pastor of First Baptist Church in Stillwater, and has five children: Jonathan Walker, Jenny Garrigan, Belinda Harelson, Christopher, and Timothy (T. Mike) Walker. In addition, she has 6 wonderful grandchildren.