Lead Pastor

Ryan Mulvaney

Before accepting the call to ministry, Pastor Ryan studied music education, teaching, and performing arts at Parkland College in Champaign, IL AND Millikin University in Decatur, IL.  Shortly thereafter, he attended Global University and the Illinois School of Ministry to obtain his credentials with the Assemblies of God.  He was ordained in 2014 and continues to be a life long student of the word, using his talents and abilities wherever possible to advance the Kingdom of God.

His wife Micah is also active in the church leading worship and women's ministries, as well as serving on the missions committee.  Ryan and Micah have five children (four boys and one daughter) named Eli, Liam, Parker, Wyatt, and Gwendolyn.

Email Ryan at pastorryan@charlestonpraise.com

Tony O'Brien

Tony and his wife Angel joined our pastoral team in the Spring of 2017.  He received his pastoral training through the Illinois School of Ministry/Global University.  The O'Briens currently have two children named Yeshua and Ellie. 

In addition to serving as our associate pastors, Tony and Angel also help oversee our Youth Ministries and work to disciple new believers in the church.  Angel has served as our church treasurer since 2019 and is also part of our worship team. 

Email Tony at pastortony.praise@gmail.com

Associate pastor