Meet the team

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OKSANA HORTON

President / Artistic Director

Oksana received her education from the Fairmount Center for Creative and Performing Arts in Cleveland Ohio, the Boston Conservatory of Music, the American Music Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York City, and studied under the world-renowned director, Terry Schreiber, at the Terry Schreiber’s Studio in New York City. Oksana has an extensive and diverse acting portfolio. She performed in summer stock, Off-Broadway in New York, television and commercials in Los Angeles. Oksana shifted her focus to ministry over 25 years ago in Alaska by using dance to interpret the Gospel. After her time in Alaska, she moved to Seattle where she was the artistic director for Eastridge Church, directing major productions. After fifteen years in Seattle, Oksana and her husband, Starr, moved to Florida where God divinely connected her with Revelation Ministries. She has no greater joy than using 40 years of education and experience to advance the Kingdom of God and see souls saved through the performing arts.

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MARK WENDEL

Set Construction & Lighting Engineer

Mark has been voted Revelation Ministries most likely to say “yes” to acting, singing tenor, writing, set design, while all the while being a very active board member for Revelation and the chief lighting engineer when not overseeing his own plumbing business of 8 employees. His ministry work began at the age of 18 when he joined a touring singing group that travelled on two wheels from Seattle to Washington, D.C. He is the only Revelation Ministries member who was very involved in building sets and performing in theatre while serving in the Army. Mark has been heavily involved in his church theater group, working on sets, building stages, and working lighting design.

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GLORIA THOMPSON

Music Co-Director

Gloria is a lyric coloratura soprano who has been professionally singing since 2005, performing solos in cabarets, and in musicals such as “My Fair Lady”, “Oklahoma”, “Hello Dolly” and other venues throughout south Florida as well as in nationally televised shows. A native Floridian and a graduate of Florida Atlantic University with a degree in vocal performance, Gloria currently runs JM Holiday Lighting with her husband, is a vocal coach and a mother of two.

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MARIE-ANTOINETTE THOMAS

Music Co-Director

Marie-Antoinette is a Jamaican-born music teacher and singer who has loved performing since the age of six. She studied under multiple arts programs in South Florida and performed in many of her home church's stage productions. She took her love of music and coaching others to Florida Atlantic University where she earned a BME in Music Education and a minor in Commercial Music. She continues using her talents to bless others and give God glory.

 
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MINISTRY CERTIFICATION

Revelation Ministries is Ministry Master Certified: The Ministry Mastery Executive Certification Program provides intensive support covering the 5 best practices which include; the Ministry Model, Fundraising, Board, Administration and Prayer. We are thankful for this program and honored to receive the Ministry Ventures Certification.