Meet the Team

Contact's Servant Leaders

Ron Babbit


Ron is a Rent-A-Christian from Oklahoma and has served at Contact since before it was Contact. Ron teaches us what it looks like to love our neighbor, says, "Cornbread" all the time, and gives everyone a nickname!

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Kyler Erwin


Kyler is a native Tulsan with a heart for the community and a love to sing. Even though it took Kyler a while to finally make it to Contact, we're all glad he's finally fulfilling his calling right where he belongs. Ron calls Kyler 'Apple!'

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Courtnay Grider


Courtnay is second generation staff and works alongside D, her mom, to keep us all organized. Courtnay is the big boss of Christmas Store, and frequently brings her daughter, Harper, who also plans to work at Contact! Ron calls Courtnay 'Cork!'

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D Maguffee


D is a native Oklahoman and has served at Contact since day one. She handles all Contact's finances and manages volunteers. She works hard to keep the staff in line, and take care of everyone. Ron calls D 'Sarge,' but Harper calls her 'Lolli!'

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Cherith Manfroi


Cherith came to Contact from the Texas Panhandle. After moving to Tulsa, kids at Contact kept inviting her until she couldn't leave. Cherith oversees programs for K-12th Grade. Ron calls Cherith 'Hardly' or 'River!'

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Valerie Richardson


Valerie came to Contact from Texas after graduating with a degree in Youth Ministry from Oklahoma Christian. Even though she's brand new, Valerie is already dragging Ron around Tulsa to study with neighbors. Ron calls Valerie 'Valerina!'

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Jonathan Stein


Jonathan came to Contact from Texas after working in social services while his wife earned a PhD. Jonathan calls himself a Swiss Army Knife - not the best tool for any job, but we'll get it done. Ron calls Jonathan 'Sprout!'

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