OCOK Ambassadors


What's an Ambassador?

Ambassadors are clergy and laity who have a passion for our kids.  The ambassadors trained and equipped to come to your local church to speak about OCOK.  Ambassadors are volunteers who can't rest till the mission is completed.

can they come to my church?

Yes!  To request an ambassador, go to our 'Contact Us' page on this site.  (Located on the left tab).  In the box, please state that you would like an ambassador sent to your church.  Please let us know:

  • The date(s) you would like them to come.

  • What event they are coming to (worship, meeting, program, etc.).

  • Your church and district.

  • A contact person w/ information.

Does it cost anything?

No!  Our Ambassadors are volunteering their time and talents.  They believe in the mission we strive toward, "offering sustainable healing love through love's embrace."  

What will they bring?

Each ambassador will bring material handouts, media links, and other resources for congregations to use.

Ambassadors by Region


Jim Aniol - Cambridge, IL

Spoon River District

Susan Connor - Sullivan, IL

Iroquois River District

Linda Frye - Gifford, IL

Iroquois River District

Jame Hahs - Havana, IL

LaMoine River District

Shirley Johnson - Jerome, IL

Sangamon River District

Carolyn Leach - Springfield, IL

Sangamon River District

Linda Millen - Peoria, IL

Illinois River District

The most powerful part of this experience... was that a child learned to trust.
— Rev. Gary Livesay

Stacy Smith - Lewistown, IL

Illinois River District

Julie Webb - Mt. Vernon

Kaskaskia River District