MEET THE OAK TEAM

Decades of experience in worship ministry, a variety of areas of expertise, and unified by our passion for corporate worship.

"We only learn to behave ourselves in the presence of God."


-C.S. Lewis

  • Eric Czechowski FOUNDER/CEO

    Currently the Director of Modern Worship at First UMC Richardson (Richardson, TX), Eric has served in a variety of roles on worship staffs in several churches, both in traditional and modern capacities, and in a variety of denominations. He loves working with worship teams on planning, flow, and consistency to help facilitate worship with more intentionality.

  • Kristen ceaser coMMUNITY STRATEGIST

    With a background rich in community relations, partnerships, and outreach, Kristen is dedicated to supporting faith communities as they connect with people inside and outside the church walls. Her experience in corporate, government, and non-profit work gives her a well-rounded approach to strategy implementation, and she serves currently as Director of Communications at First UMC Richardson (Richardson, TX).

  • Micah peacock Worship strategist

    After years of working on church staffs as a worship leader and curator, Micah is thrilled to take his experiences to a larger sampling of churches and help facilitate conversation about worship visioning, planning systems, and corporate engagement. Micah has served as a worship leader and curator in a variety of denominations, and is a gifted strategist in process and systems design.

  • Rev. Joe stobaugh worship strategist

    As the current Pastor of Modern Worship at Grace Avenue UMC (Frisco, TX), Joe has followed God's call in multiple roles as preacher, musician, planner, and director of worship expressions ranging from traditional to Taize, and contemporary to emergent. He's been called into leadership for national and international conferences, and maintains an active schedule as a worship musician and clinician.

  • Rev. deandre johnson worship strategist

    Serving currently at Christ Church Sugar Land (Sugar Land, TX) as the Pastor of Music and Worship, DeAndre is passionate about facilitating meaningful worship experiences that are intentionally cross-cultural. In addition, he has served as music coordinator for the 2016 UMC General Conference and the 2016 World Methodist Conference, as well as leading music and worship for countless other conferences and events.

  • Pastor Mark Swayze WORSHIP STRATEGIST

    Although he's been leading worship for over a decade, Mark believes worship is about so much more than four or five songs at weekend services. He serves as the Pastor of Contemporary Music and Community Growth at The Woodlands UMC (The Woodlands, TX), and he is passionate and deeply engaged in helping churches respond to God's workings in their communities through corporate worship.

  • Kyle henson worship strategist

    Following almost a decade of work producing and leading modern worship in the church and producing large scale ministry conferences, Kyle is uniquely skilled in bringing all of the pieces together for a cohesive worship experience. A gifted musician and leader, Kyle is intent on attention to detail and preparing teams for the unexpected in worship.

  • Eric schell AV DESIGN AND INTEGRATION

    The founder of ClearPro AV and Church Gear Direct, Eric is a tech-head in every sense of the word. After years on staff as the Chief Broadcast Engineer at Prestonwood Baptist Church (Plano, TX) and as Technical Director at Fellowship Bible Church Dallas (Dallas, TX), Eric started CPAV not only to help make worship look and sound its best but also to guide and shepherd AV teams to serve the worship ministry and the church.