Our Ministry Team


Lead Pastors

Dan & Mandy Wootton

Dan and Mandy Wootton were welcomed as our new pastors in January of 2024. Their path to Carbondale Assembly began in 2005 when Dan was hired as our Worship Pastor. After 20 years of ministry experience, the Wootton’s are excited to be returning home.

Dan is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and was recognized in 2017 as Evangel University’s Young Alumnus of the Year.  Mandy is a licensed minister as well as a licensed school counselor within the public school system.  Dan and Mandy both graduated from Central Bible College (now Evangel University) and hold graduate degrees from Oklahoma State University and Northeastern State University.  Dan and Mandy have four children.

Their heart for Tulsa is to see lives transformed, the kingdom expand, and a fresh move of God at Carbondale Assembly.


Discipleship Pastor

Brian White

Brian is our Discipleship Pastor. He oversees our Sunday School programs and leads the New Community service on Wednesday nights. Brian and his wife, Shawna, came on staff in May of 2008. Brian holds a Masters of Divinity from Assemblies of God Theological Seminary and a BA from Evangel University. They have previously served as Student Director of First Assembly in Overland Park, Kansas and Residence Director at Evangel University.


Youth & College Pastor

Jeff Walker

Jeff joined our team in October 2005. He and his wife, Maresha, serve as our Youth and College Pastors. Jeff is heavily involved in the community and has a desire to see young people have a relationship with Jesus. They previously served congregations in Arkansas and Oklahoma.


Children's Pastor

Brittany Calvert

Brittany joined the Carbondale Staff in May 2009 and serves as our Children's Pastor. She is a graduate of Evangel University and has a heart to see children realize their potential to do great things through Christ. Brittany and her husband, Luke, met in the Carbondale Youth Group in 2000 and married in September 2006.


Pastor Phil Taylor

Phil Taylor served as the senior pastor of Carbondale Assembly from 1985 - 2023. Upon his retirement he was given the title of Pastor Emeritus. Truly, he has been a gift to Carbondale from the time he began attending with his parents in the summer of 1967.


Sandi Casey

Sandi and her husband, Don, met and married here at Carbondale over 40 years ago. She has worked in various departments in the church since coming on staff in 2003. Currently her role is in the area of Pastoral Care.


Phyllis Yandell

Phyllis began attending Carbondale in 1981.  She became a part of the staff in 1992.  Since that time she has served in various administrative positions.


Karen Graham

Karen and her husband, Mike, have attended Carbondale since 2000. She has a heart of encouragement and enthusiasm for the youth of Carbondale. She joined our administrative staff in 2003.


Gaby Bravo

Gaby joined our church staff in April of 2018, and is the first voice you hear when you call our offices. She serves as our office manager and helps to coordinate our pantry ministry.


PJ Muilenburg

PJ has been the Worship Coordinator since 2019. He and his wife, Tracie, grew up at Carbondale and have been leading worship and serving the church since their youth. He has a heart to see people have a fresh encounter with God. He holds a Master's of Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma. PJ and Tracie are the proud and sleepless parents of their three amazing kids


Justin and Valerie Billingsley

Justin and Valerie have been serving the littlest ones of our congregation as the Ark Park Coordinators since 2018. Valerie began attending Carbondale with her family at the age of 5, and Justin grew up in a pastor’s home. With hearts to serve the Lord and His church they are a perfect fit for this ministry position. Justin holds a B.S. in Church Ministries from SAGU, and Valerie has a Bachelors in Communication and a Masters in Library and Information Technology. They have been married since 2013 and have 2 boys.