Live Oak’s settled minister is Rev. Joanna F. Crawford.

Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford
Rev. Joanna F. Crawford

Read more about Rev. Crawford.

Paid Staff

Live Oak is ably assisted by our staff. Be sure to thank them if you see them, as they work many hours to make our church a warm and pleasant place.

Music Director Rebecca Maze
Music Director
Rebecca Maze
Director of Religious Education Patti Bissar
Director of Religious Education
Patty Bissar
219-9008 Ext 17
Administrator Diane Stepakof-Fay
Diane Stepakof-Fay
Keri Spiller
Interim Child Care Coordinator
Keri Spiller

Administrative Staff Responsibilities:

As administrator, Diane Stepakof-Fay is responsible for:

  • scheduling events on the calendar, as well as booking/reserving rooms
  • maintaining the church database (please notify Diane Stepakof-Fay of any changes in your information)
  • church communications, bulletin boards, phone, email, snail mail
  • newsletter editor
  • issuing keys
  • printing name tags
  • various other behind the scenes administration such as maintaining archival records, supplying lamp oil, wicks, and candles, providing directories, etc.

Email sent to goes directly to Diane Stepakof-Fay.

As Order Of Service editor, Diane Stepakof-Fay, is responsible for creating the Order of Service weekly. Articles for the announcements for the Order of Service should be sent to

Diane is also the newsletter editor. Articles for the newsletter should be sent to