Arun Paul

Rev. Dr. Arun Paul is an Ordained Elder in the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Economics from H.P. University in India; a Master of Divinity from Torch Trinity Graduate School of Theology (Torch Trinity University) in Seoul, South Korea; and a Ph.D. in intercultural studies/contextual theology from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. 

He is passionate about sharing the love of Jesus with the world; reaching the world with holistic gospel, making Christian disciples and developing Christian leaders for the transformation of the world. 

 He is married to Ruth and they have two daughters, Ria and Vienna. Ria is getting ready to go to Wheaton College near Chicago and Vienna is will be going to 6th grade at Rapid Run middle school.


Karen Garcia

Child Care Director

Karen started with our Child Care Center in September of 2007.   She was hired as a full-time employee to fill in where needed throughout the daycare.  In September of 2009, Karen started working in the daycare office.  In January of 2010, she was promoted to the Director position.  

The Garcia Family joined Oak Hills United Methodist Church shortly after being hired on at the center. 

Karen married her husband Brian in September of 1999.  In October of 2000 along came her baby girl Bailey and then in May of 2003 her son Joey.  

Karen was born and raised here in Cincinnati, OH.  She enjoys camping, family time and working with children.