About Our Staff
Chickasaw United Methodist Church's staff and ministers are dedicated to serving the needs of the community and would be happy to talk to you and help you in any way we can! Feel free to call the church and contact a staff member directly below.
Church Office Hours: 8am - 4pm Mon-Thu
Phone: (251) 452-3461
Fax: (251) 452-3468
Tony is our Assistant Minister - Minister of Music, Family Ministries & Outreach. He is a retired elementary music teacher and is currently the President of the Mississippi Music Educator's Association - Elementary Div. In addition, Tony heads up our culinary ministry during ROW and teaches music at Chickasaw Elementary is an outreach program of our church. Tony is married to Jennifer and they have two children, Zachary and Mallory.
Desiree O’Rear is currently serving as the Chickasaw United Methodist Children’s Minister, Kindergarten Director and K-5 teacher. Desiree is married and is the mother of two boys. She is a graduate of Satsuma High School where she acquired the title of Valedictorian of her class. She went on to study at the University of South Alabama. Desiree has held numerous volunteer roles serving children and her community.