Oasis International Church Leadership

Oasis International Church
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Our Leadership

Pastors Cherish and Patrick Knudson
Patrick & Cherish Knudson

Cherish Knudson is the senior pastor of Oasis Intl. alongside her husband, Patrick, who is an associate pastor as well as a business owner. Cherish also ministers in the U.S. and abroad through teaching, prophetic worship and prophetic ministry. Cherish and Patrick love people and are passionate to see believers look like Jesus, revealing the Kingdom of God in the earth.

Calvin Woods
Calvin Woods

Calvin Woods and his wife, Shirley, are the co-founders of Harvest Praise Invasion International and Free Life Family Worship Center in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, metro area.

Calvin Woods serves on the Oasis Intl. board and has nearly 40 years of combined pastoral and itinerant ministry experience. God has used him in an apostolic/prophetic call to greatly impact not only his own region but many nations. Scores have been set free as he ministers through song and prophecy.

Calvin and Shirley are both passionate and committed to seeing the captives set free, discover their calling, trained/equipped for ministry and prepared for the return of Christ. The Woods have 9 children and live in the a suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Assistant Pastor Anne Chindvall
Anne Chindvall
Assistant Pastor

Anne is known for her joyful spirit and evangelistic heart. She is a gifted teacher and worship leader, serves on the Oasis Intl. Church board, and spearheads the nursing home ministry. Her teaching style is memorable to the young and old alike because it is profound and simple. Anne is a true gift to the Oasis family and to all who know her.

John and Daryl Oberg
John & Daryl Oberg

John and Daryl Oberg founded Oasis Intl. Church (originally called Lord of the Harvest Church) in 1997. They pastored the church for ten years until John felt led to move to Ontario, Canada and purchase a fishing/hunting resort. John’s heart has always been to reach out to people in the marketplace setting. Before moving to Ontario, the Lord clearly confirmed that the mantle of pastoral leadership for the church was to be passed on to Cherish. John and Daryl now function in an advisory capacity for the church.

Omega Team
Accountability and Relationship

The Omega Team www.omegateam.org is an International Network of ministers, churches and ministries that was founded by Apostle Alan Langstaff and his wife, Dorothy. Their heart is to see the Body of Christ connected, the next generation of ministers raised up and the Gospel proclaimed with an accompanying move of the Holy Spirit.