|Pastor Ali Deckard, Assistant Pastor of Youth and Worship Arts Ministries|
Ali has a B.M. in Music Ministry from Olivet Nazarene University. She is currently working on her M.A. in Christian Ministry also at Olivet Nazarene University. She is also a licensed cosmetologist.
Ali began leading worship when she was 12. She served as the worship leader at Manteno Church of the Nazarene, right out of high school 2008-2009. Ali traveled as a member of Olivet's Ministry Teams and as a solo music evangelist for 4 years, leading worship at youth camps, retreats, churches and revivals around the Olivet region (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin).
Ali is committed to knowing Christ and making Him known. Her mission is to be in relationship with the Father and partner with Him on His mission of making disciples and redeeming His people.
Her husband and best friend is Joel Deckard and they have the privilege of partnering in ministry together for both of their jobs!
She has been performing in theatre productions since she was 8. Ali is also a singer/songwriter and she love movies.