Staff

Staff

Pastor Peter DeMik

Senior Pastor Peter DeMik Joined the OSLC staff on (start date): July of 2001 came on board as Associate Pastor, and called to serve as Senior Pastor in April of 2014. Role on Team (basic job description):  I herd cats.  Seriously I care about people growing in their faith in the Lord, and want each person to use their gifts to further the Kingdom of God.  I see my role as enabling the staff to carry out that mission of…

Pastor Josh Hileman

Josh joined the staff of Our Savior in May of 2020 after graduating with a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO. He is excited to serve the people at Our Savior and the surrounding community. With three Pastors at Our Savior, what are your primary areas of ministry? While I do many other things as a Pastor, my primary responsibilities at Our Savior are Discipleship and Outreach. This means I focus on encouraging and growing…

Pastor J. Orlando Flahn

Pastor Orlando Flahn is the lead pastor of New Hope Lutheran, where our mission is to promote wholistic evangelism “reaching both body and soul” among the African immigrants of Laurel and beyond, aimed at bringing them to faith in Christ Jesus. Life & Family John Orlando Flahn was born January 24, 1961 in Flahn Town, Tubmanville, Grand Bassa County, Liberia, West Africa, to John and Nyonomoni Flahn.  Orlando has six brothers and four living sisters. He grew up in Flahn…

Natasha Bowlds

Name: Natasha Bowlds Title: Youth Minister Joined the OSLC staff on (start date): May 1, 2001 Role on Team (basic job description): Ministry with our 6th-12th graders in fellowship, worship, discipleship, and mission work. Where did you grow up, or where are you originally from? I was born in Canberra, Australia, and grew up in Kent, Ohio. What can you tell us about your family? Married to Dan Bowlds for 25 years as of June 7, 2022. Three kids – Sam, 21,…

Hannah Gillrup

Name: Hannah Gillrup Title: Director of Church Ministries Joined the OSLC staff on July 1, 2020 Role on Team (basic job description): Ministry with our 6th-12th graders in fellowship, worship, discipleship, and mission work. Where did you grow up, or where are you originally from? I was born in Florida and lived there till I was 16, then I moved to Washington State where I was called into ministry. What can you tell us about your immediate family? My mother lives…

Becci Stewart

Where did you grow up, or where are you originally from? I was born in Wisconsin and raised in Idaho. I attended Grace Lutheran School in Pocatello, Idaho. What can you tell us about your immediate family (Names? Number of kids?) I have been married to my wonderful husband, Johan Stewart, since 2004. We have 5 boys. Philip, Daniel, Charles, Benjamin, and Matthew What do you enjoy about your work?  I enjoy being able to help provide a safe and nurturing center so…

Tico Meneses

Director of Music Title: Music Minister Joined the OSLC staff on (start date): 5/3/22 Role on Team (basic job description): Coordinate, rehearse, supervise/direct all musical ensembles of the church, as appropriate. Assist the pastor(s) in planning the congregational services of the church. Where did you grow up, or where are you originally from?: Barranquilla, Colombia.  What can you tell us about your immediate family: My wife’s name is Melissa and we have a son named Owen. What do you enjoy about your work?: Getting to…

Tom Moser

Facilities and Grounds Director Director Tom has been working with us at OSLC since September of 2021. He oversees all projects and teams that involve the facilities and grounds of OSLC. If you need to get in contact with him, please contact the church office at office@oslclaurel.org or 301-776-7670