Our Staff

  • mark hollingsworth

    Senior pastor

    Mark Hollingsworth and his talented piano playing wife, Mary, have served EFNaz since 1991. He is a graduate of Ohio Christian University and received his Master of Ministry degree from Southern Nazarene University. He has served previous churches in Nelsonville, Ohio and Woodward, Oklahoma.

    Mark is a published author of such humorist books as, You Might Be A Preacher If and You've Been Around The Church A Long Time If. He also has recorded and authored a book with his two preacher brothers (The Toler Brothers) titled, He Still Speaks. His sermons are seasoned with laughter and encouragement.

  • dorothy whipp

    executive pastor

    Dorothy is the Executive Pastor at EFC. She is an ordained elder and has served in various ministry roles throughout the years. She has a love for God and a love for His church. Her and Dave have two grown daughters, two son-in-laws and numerous granddogs!  If the weather is nice and you can't find Dorothy, she is most likely out fishing!


    student ministries pastor

    James is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University with a degree in theology.  James has ministry experience in Children and Youth Ministry.  James brings a love for God and a love for the Church to our Youth Ministry. James and his wife Amy have three children, Hannah, Katie and Ethan,

  • dave whipp

    pastoral care

    Dave is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene and serves EFC in the role of Pastoral Care. He loves God, loves people, and loves being involved in the life of the church. If there's anything at all that you ever need, check with Dave. He'll do all he can to help!

  • Terry Toler

    minister of music


    From 2000-2020 Dr. Toler served various leadership roles as a Vice President of Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma.  Prior to his career in Christian higher education, he spent twenty-five years in pastoral ministry, serving churches in Florida, Ohio, Tennessee and Oklahoma. During that time, he served as a Church Planter, Executive and Senior Pastor. As a songwriter and musician, Terry has been a contributing writer on three Grammy Award-winning recordings, a certified platinum album, and multi-platinum videos, with his songs being recorded by some of the best-known names in Christian and popular music.  An alumnus of Ohio Christian University, he also holds B.A. and M.Min. degrees from Southern Nazarene University and the Ed.D. from the University of Sarasota.  He is married to Susan and they have two grown sons, Trent (Erin) and Aaron (Lauren), and five grandchildren.


    Worship leader

    (Worship 2)

    Nick leads worship in our Worship 2 service which meets in the Fireside Room at 10:00 on Sundays.  He is gifted and passionate about how our worship connects us to a great big God who is worthy of our praise. You will enjoy him! Nick and his wife Sarah have two kids, Landon and Mackenzie.

  • jeannie black

    administrative assistant

    Jeannie has been the administrative assistant at EFC for 30 years. She has thoroughly enjoyed working with our church family and for the greatest boss ever, Pastor Mark. 

    Jeannie is simply the glue that holds the office together! She is a vital part of Edmond First and goes above and beyond the call of duty. She and her husband, Larry, have one son, Chad. They enjoy spending time with their family, especially their grandsons, Hayden and Hudson.

  • Mirian Davidge

    hispanic pastor

    Pastor Mirian graduated from Olivet Nazarene University with a Masters in Ministry and serves as our Pastor for the Adoracion Tres Service. This is a service especially designed for our Spanish Speaking Congregation. She served as a pastor in Ecuador and Texas. She was ordained in 2004. Pastor Mirian and her husband Lamar have two daughters, Selah and Rebekah. 


    Pastor to children and families

    Dwight is an Ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene

    and has been in full time ministry for 27 years.

    He has served as youth pastor, staff member, senior

    pastor, and for 14 years managed Camp Bond. Dwight and Carissa have three daughters, Katelyn, Makayla and Makaylee. Katelyn is married to Paul Costanzo, and they have a son named Grayson.


    Senior Adult Pastor

    Kent and Cheryl Hubbard are great friends to all.  Kent graduated from Randall University and since 1980 has served churches in Missouri and Oklahoma as Staff and Senior Pastor. Kent and Cheryl have three grown children, and 6 grandchildren.