Rev. Paul Tillman, OblSB (Pastor Paul) serves as lead pastor at Oakdale Wesleyan Church. A tactical leader, with a passion to see individuals and the Church corporate conformed to the image of Christ, he expresses this passion primarily in the areas of spiritual formation, multi-ethnic ministry, and preaching. Paul has earned a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Grace School of Theology and Ministry, a B.A. in Humanities and Religious Studies from California State University Sacramento, and a M.Div. from Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University. He is ordained in The Wesleyan Church and an oblate of St. Benedict. Paul has been blessed to live in multi-cultural communities, growing up and ministering in the San Francisco Bay Area, later in the Sacramento Metro Area, and now in Minneapolis St. Paul Metro Area. Paul blogs at Imitatio Dei. Contact Pastor Paul at pastorpaul@oakdalechurch.org

dr johnRev. Dr. John Zimmer (Dr. John) serves as pastor emeritus of Oakdale Wesleyan Church. He has earned a B.A. in Bible with a minor in Pastoral Studies & Theology from Vennard College, an M.S. in Pastoral Counseling from Evangelical Theolgical Seminary, and a Ph.D. Clinical Christian Counseling from Jacksonville Theological Seminary. As a trained Temperament Therapist and Counselor, he brings many years of pastoral counseling experience with him. Appointments can be made with Dr. John to help on a wide range of issues facing many individuals. If you would like to set up an appointment to meet with Dr. John or have more questions about his services he can offer you please feel free to call him or send him an e-mail.  John has a keen ability to connect with teens and adults of all ages. Contact Dr. John at drjohn@oakdalechurch.org

pastor jennifer

Rev. Jennifer Tillman (Pastor Jennifer) serves as assistant pastor at Oakdale Wesleyan Church. She has earned a B.A. in Theology and Church History from Moody Bible Institute, an M.A. in U.S. History from California State University Sacramento, and is credentialed teacher. Jennifer’s gifting includes teaching, preaching, and administration. She currently focus on minister training and community service.  Contact Pastor Jennifer at pastorjennifer@oakdalechurch.org


Glenda Zimmer serves as Sunday School Superintendent. She attended Vennard College with a Children’s Ministry emphasis. She has been married to Dr. John for over 40 years, has three children, twelve grand-children, and seven great-grand-children. Contact Glenda at glenda@oakdalechurch.org



Donna Letcher serves as church office secretary. Contact Donna at secretary@oakdalechurch.org