17450 Old Jefferson Hwy
Prairieville, Louisiana 70769
Phone: 225-673-6998
Email: carrigan@eatel.net


Pastor: John Carrigan

John graduated from LSU in business and Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served as lead pastor since 1981. John is married to Jo Ann and they have 2 children and 2 grandchildren. Their daughter Casey is married to Rev. Josh Burnham and their son John Carl is married to Haley.

Youth Ministry Team: Daniel and Maddie Dumas

Daniel and Maddie Dumas have attended Oak Grove Baptist Church since 2009. Maddie graduated from LSU with a degree in Family, Child, and Consumer Science and she is a kindergarten teacher in Ascension Parish. Daniel also graduated from LSU with a degree in Philosophy and Religious Studies. Maddie and Daniel met at the LSU Baptist Collegiate Ministry and found a family at Oak Grove soon after they married. They have two sons, Hudson and Harrison.

Children's Ministry: Jen Ghere

Jen Ghere originally from Phoenix, Arizona where she met her husband, Bart. They moved to Louisiana over 20 years ago. Jen accepted Christ as a teenager but her spiritual journey began when she started attending Oak Grove, which is the church Bart grew up in. She is a loving wife, mom of 4, and Gigi to her 3 grandchildren. Jen is a kindergarten teacher at CrossPoint and has been teaching there since 2006. She has been blessed to serve with Crystal as a children's ministry leader since 2019.