Meet Our Staff

Get to know our leadership

ROB BARTON
Senior Pastor
 
765-384-7938 ext 103​

Rob is responsible for championing the vision for the congregation, developing disciples, and leading the church to effect life transforming ministry. He supervises staff and committees and preaches God’s message.

Rob is married to Lesley. They have five children and each is as awesome as the next.Rob dreams of hiking through the Appalachian Trail and is a black belt in Shuri Ryu Okinawan Karate, which he both trains in and teaches.

Rob received his B.S. in Graphic Arts from Indiana Wesleyan University, and his M.Div. from Asbury Theology Seminary. He is ordained as an Elder in the Indiana United Methodist Church.

 

BEN HAWK
Director of Student Ministries 
 

Ben is responsible for teaching students in 6th grade through 12th grade to become disciples of Christ.

Ben is married to Lindsey.  They have two children.

Ben received both his B.S. in General Studies, and his TTT Certificate from Indiana Wesleyan University. 

Director of Music and Worship
Currently accepting applications for full-time position.   

 

KERRI BARCOMB
Administrative Assistant
 

Kerri is responsible for the day to day operations of the office.

Kerri is married to Bill. They have two daughters: Aubree, 7, and AJ, 6. 

Kerri loves spending time with her family and enjoys coaching basketball. 

Kerri received her B.S. in Sports Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. 

JONATHON ROLLER
Children's Pastor 
 

Jonathon is responsible for arranging curriculum and volunteers for Sunday mornings as well preparing for large annual events for the kids here at the church. On Wednesdays during the school year he leads the "Branch Out" after school program, and assists with the Preschool Chapel on Thursdays.

Jonathon is married to his wife Chelsea. They have one daughter, Lucy Kate. He is interested outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and hiking. He reads the occasional book and plays the occasional video game, and also enjoys The Office and Parks & Recreation
Jonathan received his B.S. in Youth Ministry/Preaching & Bible from Johnson University in Knoxville, TN.

 

JILL JOHNSON
Treasurer


Jill is responsible for the financial duties of the church including payroll, paying bills and tracking tithing. She is also a member of the Finance Committee. She has worked in the accounting field for 30 years and greatly enjoys this position.

Jill is married to Mark who plays the drums for the Worship Band. They have attended Mount Olive for 20 years and have 2 daughters, Kyndra and Kelsey, 1 granddaughter and a grandson on the way in June!!

Jill’s absolute favorite activity is spending time with her daughters and grandchildren. She also enjoys reading and does not have a creative bone in her body (unfortunately).

Jill received her Associate Degree in Accounting from International Business College in Fort Wayne, IN.