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Meet Jared Frantz

October 20, 2023
By Oakland Christian School

Join us in welcoming Jarred Frantz, our new 9th and 10th grade Bible teacher, to Oakland Christian School!

Jarred comes to us with a passion for deepening our students' connection with God. He's leading the way for our 9th graders through "The New City Catechism," a series of thought-provoking questions that will help students grow closer to God and understand their faith on a deeper level. 

For our 10th graders, Jarred is guiding them through "The Triumph of Christ," a comprehensive study of the entire Bible with a focus on the book of Acts and Paul's epistles. 

Jarred's favorite Bible verse, John 3:30, reflects his dedication to serving God with humility: "He must become greater; I must become less." 

Let's give Jarred Frantz a warm Oakland Christian School welcome and support him as he helps our students grow in their understanding of the Lord, the scripture, and the world around them It's going to be an incredible year of growth and discovery!

Meet Jennifer Wilson

October 16, 2023
By Oakland Christian School

Welcome Jennifer Wilson, Our New Guidance Counselor at OCS!

We are thrilled to introduce Jennifer Wilson, who has joined our Oakland Christian School family as our Guidance Counselor, specializing in academic and post-secondary planning.

Jennifer brings a profound sense of purpose to her role. She's eager to seek God's plans and wisdom, placing Him at the heart of the conversation with students and families. 

As she puts it, "The opportunity to seek God's plans and wisdom and put Him at the center of the conversation is extraordinary and so incredible. I am looking forward to seeing the amazing plans He has in store for each and every student at OCS. I am very grateful to be here. Thank you, OCS!" 

Jennifer's favorite Bible verse, Ephesians 3:20, “Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us.”

Join us in extending a warm welcome to Jennifer Wilson! We are excited to see how the Lord uses you in this role at OCS!

Meet Emily Bourque

October 06, 2023
By Oakland Christian School

Join us in welcoming Emily Bourque to Oakland Christian School!

Emily Bourque has joined us as the 6th-grade Bible Teacher. Emily's enthusiasm for teaching is truly inspiring! She is most excited to watch our 6th graders grow in their love for Jesus this year. 

Her favorite Bible verses, Ecclesiastes 3:1-4, remind us of the beauty of God's timing:
1     There is a time for everything,
   and a season for every activity under the heavens:
2     a time to be born and a time to die,
   a time to plant and a time to uproot,
3     a time to kill and a time to heal,
   a time to tear down and a time to build,
4     a time to weep and a time to laugh,
   a time to mourn and a time to dance,

Let's give Emily a warm Oakland Christian School welcome and support her in her mission to guide our 6th graders this year. We're excited to see the incredible impact she'll have on their lives! 

Meet Brian Eddy

September 29, 2023
By Oakland Christian School

Introducing Mr. Brian Eddy, our new Secondary Principal! With 20 years of experience, including roles as a science teacher, coach, elementary principal, and high school principal, Mr. Eddy brings a wealth of expertise to our OCS community!

Coming from Imlay City Schools, where he led as the high school principal for 6 years, Mr. Eddy is dedicated to guiding students all the way to graduation. He believes in the value of each student's journey and is committed to their growth both academically and spiritually.

Mr. Eddy's favorite verse is Matthew 6:21, “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

Welcome, Mr. Eddy!  We are honored to be able to join you in this new chapter of learning, growth, and inspiration at OCS!

Meet Alejandra Mituta

September 29, 2023
By Oakland Christian School

Introducing Mrs. Alejandra Mituta, a vibrant addition to our OCS Family! As a third-grade Spanish Immersion teacher, she's igniting young minds with language, culture, and Biblical Truth! Alejandra's passion for storytelling comes alive as she reads, capturing her students' imaginations with every word. Her favorite verse is Philippians 4:13, "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." 

Let's give a warm welcome to Alejandra as she embarks on this exciting journey with our students! 

Meet Alex Morgan

August 30, 2023
By Oakland Christian School

Help us give a warm Oakland Christian family welcome to Alex Morgan! 

We are thrilled to have you on board as our 7th and 8th grade Math teacher and Middle School Yearbook teacher. Alex says she can't wait to see how God works through her to help students fulfill their purpose this year! 

Alex's favorite verse is Proverbs 3:5, "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding." 

We pray that the Lord uses you in mighty ways this year!  We are so happy to have you on the team!

LifeBuilders 2022

April 22, 2022
By Oakland Christian School


What is LifeBuilders? 

LifeBuilders is the school's largest community event and fundraising celebration of the year! This year, live auction highlights included four parking spots, premium graduation seating, and dozens of unique items and gift cards from local businesses and beyond. Additionally, three program initiatives were highlighted: STEM/Science, Elementary, and Spiritual Formation.

This year’s LifeBuilders event was held at Palazzo Di Bocce where local businesses, families, teachers, and staff in attendance enjoyed a casual evening of fellowship, food, networking, a live auction, and Bocce!

Event Sponsors 


The Fisher Family Foundation

Oakland Christian School Alumni

The Lancer Foundation

Paletz Law

Georgia Quality Carpet Outlet


Hello Fancy Boutique

Grit Obstacle Training 


Dennis Uniform

Diamond Vault of Troy

Crane Technologies

Prefered Realty Pros 

The Milby Family

Browe Skin and Brow Bar

Schoenherr Roofing

The Yatooma Foundation

Animal Surgical Center of Michigan


Event Success

The event brought in over $84,000 with 90 guests in attendance. Proceeds from the event will provide for a variety of needs including general operating expenses, science lab equipment, an additional whiteboard for elementary staff, along with a new piano and drum set for the music department.

The investments made by families and sponsors make it possible for Oakland Christian to live out the mission of equipping students to fulfill their unique God-given purpose.

A huge thank you to our sponsors! View our event photo album HERE.

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