Peggy Bryda

Administrative Assistant

Peggy joined our staff in January, 2016. Originally from Colombia, South America, she has lived in the Austin area since 2008. She holds a degree in microbiology, but her passion has always been in ministry, serving the Lord and His people. She first began at AOC working in the nursery and is thrilled to join the team as the Administrative Assistant. She is married to Richard and they have two adventurous sons, Aric and Santiago. In her free time, she enjoys playing board games, watching movies with her family, crocheting, and eating out with friends.

Contact Peggy via email or call (512) 891-1609


Amanda Larner

Children's associate

After growing up in the youth group at Austin Oaks Church, Amanda began to serve in the Middle School ministry as soon as she graduated high school. She interned for the youth ministry every summer during college, and was able to intern for a full year her last year in college. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Concordia University in 2015. Amanda loves getting to be creative through planning events and creating games. In her free time, she likes to spend quality time with family and friends and read.

Contact Amanda via email or call (512) 891-1612