Majors Monty and Angela Wandling have been serving as the pastors of the Royal Oak Salvation Army since July 2009. They provide spiritual leadership and encouragement to the Royal Oak congregation. They are available for pastoral counseling, visitation, and other needs. They can be contacted through the corps office (248-585-5600) or by clicking on the contact us button above.
Corps Sergeant Major Mark Burg serves as the senior lay leader at The Salvation Army. He provides leadership during Sunday morning worship, and serves as the leader of the executive council of the church.
Mike Mowers serves as the Student Ministries Director. He oversees ministry to all students in Middle School (grades 6-8) and High School (grades 9-12). He and his leadership team enjoy leading the students in bible study, worship, prayer, service projects, youth parties, and a whole lot more.
Charol McDonald volunteers as the corps Young People's Sergeant Major. In this role, Charol provides oversight to many opportunities and programs for children, including character building, Sunday School, Children's Worship and Music.
Melanie Mowers is the Director of "THE SAL" Community Center. Her responsibilities include oversight of the activities of a multifaceted community recreation program; including Summer Day Camp, SAL Youth Basketball League (SYBL), and the Middle Sschool (ASP) After School Program. She also serves as our Red Kettle "Bell Ringing" Coordinator.
Katherine Bruner is the Director of Community Ministries. She is responsible for overseeing the Social Service Department, which includes the intake of emergency client needs, supervision to social work staff, community service workers, and volunteers, and coordinating large community events such as the Postal Food Drive and the Thanksgiving and Christmas distributions.
Other Staff Members Include:
Business administrator Donna Thayer
Administrative Assistant Kolleen Wood
Christian Education Team Addington & Cynthia Coppin
Program Team Dale Johnson
Business Team Bill Roberts
Pastoral Team Audrey Perry