Our Staff

Transition Team

Dr. Joel Rainey, Transitional Preacher



Reach Joel at: oakgrovebaptist@oakgrovebaptist.com

Dr. Ralph Batykefer, Minister to Students

Rev. Ralph Batykefer Photo

Ralph has been our Minister to Students since January of 1999.

Ralph earned his B.A. from Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania, and his Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

He also received his Doctorate in Ministry degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, with an emphasis in Student Ministry Discipleship/Family Mentoring.

Ralph’s wife  is Karen and has two children; daughter Noelle and son Ralph III.

Ralph’s desire is equipping students to be ministers of the Lord Jesus Christ no matter their age or giftedness.

Ralph also holds a 6th degree black belt and leads a Christian Karate program at Oak Grove Baptist for ages 6 through adult.

Reach Ralph at 410-838-9898, ext. 225 or rbatykefer_jr@hotmail.com.

Ministry Assistant (Youth): Holly, ext 223.

Mr. Adam Lewandowski, Interim Worship Leader


Reach Adam at: mral83@outlook.com


Rev. Trey Wooton, Minister to Children / Senior Adults

Rev. Trey Wooton Photo

Trey joined the staff at Oak Grove on June 1, 2007.

He earned his bachelor’s degree from Mississippi College and a Master of Divinity in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Trey is married to his wife Nikki and has two children, Connor and Alyssa.

Trey has served on the international field in the country of Bolivia as well as at churches in Louisiana and Georgia prior to his coming to Oak Grove.

Reach Trey at 410-838-9898 ext 244, or trey@oakgrovebaptist.com.

Ministry Assistant – (Children): Holly, ext 223
and Ministry Assistant – (Senior adults): Karen, ext. 259

Rev. Jim Testerman, Minister to Adults

Jim joined our Staff on November 1, 2009.

He was licensed and ordained at our church, and has been ministering here bi-vocationally for more than a decade.

He and his wife Becky have a daughter, Amanda.

Jim is a graduate of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity and a Bachelor of Science in Religion.

Jim oversees all of our small groups, as well as assimilation of new members.

Jim’s passions include preaching and evangelizing the lost.

Reach Jim at 410-838-9898 ext 228, or jimbtesterman@gmail.com

Ministry Assistant: Terri, ext. 224


Mr. Richard Weih, Pastoral Care

richard weih

Richard has been a member of Oak Grove for over 25 years and has been married to Diane for over 40 years. He has a bachelor degree in Business, is an ordained Deacon, licensed to The Gospel Ministry. He has served in many areas at Oak Grove and has a passion  for Pastoral Care.

Reach Richard at richard@oakgrovebaptist.com



Pianist Janey Hoffman
Organist Debbie Wright
Director of Deaf Ministry Fil Kimball
Deaf Interpreters John Ferrara, Becki Lorden
Facilities Manager Daniel Dipeppe
Custodian Mike Waller
Custodian Samuel Donahue
Oak Grove Baptist Church
2106 Churchville Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015-4908
410.838.9898 (phone)
410.734.6118 (fax) oakgrovebaptist@oakgrovebaptist.com
Office Operation:
Office Manager, Tammy, ext. 221
Ministry Assistants: Karen, ext. 259; Holly, ext. 223; Terri, ext. 224.

Monday- Friday: 7:30am – 4 pm

     Office Closed Wednesday for staff devotions: 9 am – 10 am

     Office closed daily for lunch: 12:00-12:30 pm