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Pastor Arun Paul

Rev. Dr. Arun Paul is the pastor at Oak Hills United Methodist Church. He 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.

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Family Ministry Pastors

Amit and Lorna Dutta reside in Cincinnati, OH with their older daughter Priya Grace Dutta who is 2 years old and younger daughter Ruchi Faith Dutta who is 7 months old. 

Amit has several degrees which range from Business to Religious Studies. Lorna also has a degree in Religious Studies. They bring years of experience and a passion for working with children and youth to this position. They are excited for what God is doing in the lives of families at Oak Hills UMC. Feel free to contact them with any questions or suggestions. 

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Karen Freudemann

 Director, Contemporary Wroship Music

Karen and her husband David were married and started attending OHUMC in 1988.  Shortly thereafter their children Kellie and Matthew were born.  Karen gave her life to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in 1996.  The Lord then lead Karen to use her love of music to start Resurrection, the Praise and Worship Band at OHUMC in 2002 with her 2 sisters, Kris Smith and Kathy Walker, and brother-n-law, Ray Walker. Karen loves worshiping her Lord through music, gardening, and spending time with her family and their Puppalove Tucker!