Ron Babbit


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

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Courtnay Grider

administrative minister

Courtnay is second generation staff and works alongside D, her mom. Courtnay runs Talk, Read, Sing, and frequently brings her daughter, Harper, who also plans to work at Contact! Ron calls Courtnay 'Cork!'

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D Maguffee

administrative minister

D is a native Oklahoman and has served at Contact since day one. D keeps the staff in line, manages volunteers, and takes care of everyone. Ron calls D 'Sarge,' but Harper calls her 'Lolli!'

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Cherith Manfroi

youth & Children's Ministry Director

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-8th Grade. Ron calls Cherith 'Hardly' or 'River!'

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Amanda Smith

children's minister

Amanda came to Contact from Colorado after interning one summer at Contact ruined her. Amanda is our expert curriculum writer. Ron calls Amanda 'Mander' or 'CW!'

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Jonathan Stein

Associate minister

Jonathan came to Contact from Texas after working in social services while his wife earned a PhD. Jonathan has felt called into ministry since he preached sermons to his stuffed animals as a child. Ron calls Jonathan 'Sprout!'

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