OUR STAFF

Dave Mills

Senior Pastor

Dave has been Olivet’s lead pastor  for 24 years, having previously served Christ through ministries in Bainbridge Island, Washington, Ventura, California and Canoga Park, California. Dave is a graduate of U.C.L.A. and also Fuller Theological Seminary. The love of his life is his wife, Karen, of 32 years and their three children. Dave’s passions include worship and discipleship and he enjoys racquetball and backpacking on the side. 
Email: dkmillsfam@aol.com

Kristen Watson
Administrative Pastor

Kristen been working at Olivet for over nine years  She began in August of 2009 as our Children’s Ministry Director before transitioning to the Student Ministries Director in March of 2013.  Kristen has been married for 23 years to her husband Brian and they have three children together. Kristen has a passion for worship and can often be found leading a worship team during Olivet’s worship service.. 
Email: olivetepc@gmail.com

Sarah Cannon
Children’s Ministry 

Sarah recently became Olivet’s Children’s Ministry Director in April of 2018 after volunteering for many years.  She is also teaching 8th grade Science at Evansville Christian School.  Sarah has been married for over 21 years to her husband Bobby and they have three beautiful children together.  
Email: olivetkidschurch@gmail.com

Carrie Buchanan
Preschool Director

Carrie has been a preschool teacher at Olivet since 2013, and is now not only the director but the Pre-K teacher in the Monkey class. She has a degree in elementary education from USI, and has faithfully volunteered at the church for a number of years. She has been married to her husband Monty for 17 years, and they have 2 awesome children together.  Email: olivetpreschool@gmail.com