Pastors & Staff

Pastor Dewayne Helms

Lead Pastor

Dewayne and Misty have been married since 2003 and have three beautiful daughters, Ayden, Asher, and Austyn. In the past, they have ministered as Men's Ministry Leader, Mpact Coordinator, and Youth Sponsors before joining full-time ministry as the Youth Pastors in 2015. Dewayne is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and a graduate of SUM Bible College. Misty currently serves as the Embrace Women's Ministry Director. They desire to see people filled with the love of God in a family environment.

Pastor Dan Nemlowill

Associate Pastor

Dan and Diana have been married since 2009.  Combined, they have 40 years of ministerial experience ranging from Children's Pastors to Lead Pastors.  Pastor Dan is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and is a graduate of Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri and Diana is a graduate of Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.  They desire to see people connect to God, contribute their time, resources, and talent to the local church, and care about the lost.

Pastor Jaden Sullivan.

Youth Pastor

Pastor Jaden is a graduate from West Coast Bible College and Seminary in Waco Texas, also attending Master’s Commission. He is a Pastor’s kid; therefore, he's grown up in the ministry and helped in many areas. Jaden has served in Children’s Ministry, Youth Ministry, Evangelism, and Men's Ministry. He desires to see youth come to have a personal relationship with Jesus and to grow them in a family environment.

Tami Elam

Church Secretarty

Tami has attended Open Arms for 21 years. Tami married her husband, Randy in 2013 . Together they enjoy spending time with their 3 children and 6 grandchildren.  Their favorite pastime is taking road trips that they call "let's see where this road goes".  Tami is excited to be a part of the Open Arms family and staff.