Reverend Wade Apel

Pastor Wade is originally from Columbus, Ohio. He is married to Pastor Heather Apel, and they have one daughter, Jillian (7). He has a passion for sharing his faith in God with others, serving others, and caring for those in crisis.

Reach Pr. Apel at: or: 317-937-0445

Olesya Savinkova
Minister of Music

Originally from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Olesya has lived in Indiana for almost 11 years now. She graduated with a bachelors of science degree in music from Manchester College (University). While there, she sang in 2 choirs, played in the orchestra and band, and accompanied the vocal and instrumental students. She became a member of SOC in 2010. She has sung/accompanied SOC choir and has been ringing in the handbell choir. She became full-time director of SOC handbell choir in January 2014. She has been singing in the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir since August 2014. In her spare time, Olesya likes to read, listen to music, play solo handbells, scrapbook and play with her puggle Polly.

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Vivian Matthews
Volunteer Coordinator

Competent, everyone’s confidant… Viv is a still, sure center-point for our church family, making certain that we always have greeters to greet, servers to serve, flowers on the altar, and supplies in the kitchen. A faithful neighbor and long-time SOC member, Vivian is someone on whom everyone else depends.

Reach Viv at the church: or: 317-823-9580

Jill Larson
Communications Coordinator

Jill is our editor, web-servant, and social networking person. She has ten years of experience in sales, marketing and communications. She finds great pleasure in helping others and delighting them by going above and beyond. Jill is married to Matt and has three young children, Noelle, Abel, and Gabrielle. She and Matt were youth workers for 7 years at their church, helping to disciple the teens and leading global mission trips.

Reach Jill at the church at: or: 317-823-9580