Meet Our Staff


Scott Palmer - Sr. Pastor

Scott Palmer came to serve as senior pastor at Olivet in June of 1995 and has served as pastor of churches in Oklahoma, Mississippi, and Kansas. Scott received a B.A. in Religion with a Minor in Business Administration for Oklahoma Baptist University in 1988, as well as a Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1990. Scott and his wife Kelli have been married since 1988 and have two children, Macy and Ashton.


Don Cook - Sr. Adult and Education Pastor

Don Cook came to Olivet in March 1999. Before coming to Olivet, Don served in ministry in Oklahoma and Texas. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Sam Houston State University and a Master of Arts in Religious Education from Southwestern Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas. Don and his wife Debbie have been married since 1985 and have 3 grown children Ashley, Joel and Ky.






Dalton Leslie - Student (7th - 12th Grade) Pastor

Olivet is blessed to have one of our own back with us in the student pastor position.  Dalton grew at Olivet from first grade until his junior year of college.  While Dalton strives to equip the youth to live a Christ -like life, he also believes in 'equipping the parents and adult volunteers to lead young men and women towards our loving and holy God.'  Dalton and his wife Caralea joined Olivet in June of 2021, they are blessed with two children, Hadlea and Xander.  Dalton is pursuing his Master of Arts - Biblical Counseling from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO and is expected to graduate in May 2023.


Denise Church – Financial Administrator/Pastor's Assistant


Cheryl Hillsberry – Education/Student Ministry Assistant


Shirley Taber – Receptionist/Music Pastor's Assistant


Peggy Thornton - Facility Director


Bob Combs - Custodian