Who We Are, Leadership & Staff


We believe it is important to be connected to the larger body of Christ. 

Ethos is a church of the Hills & Plains Presbytery, a part of the Presbyterian Church in America, and is a member of the Acts 29 church planting network. 

We were planted by RiverOaks Presbyterian Church in January of 2013.


Executive Director - Steve Harden

Steve Harden (Ponca City HS.; A.S. Oklahoma State Univ.; BS Oklahoma Wesleyan Univ.; MA Tyndale Theological Seminary) Steve has been a farmer, entrepreneur, pastor and church planter. He is married to Shelley and has 5 married children and 7 grandchildren.  He enjoys spending time with his kids, gardening, everything Old West, and doing anything, or nothing, with his wife.

Worship Leader - Charlie Ireland

Charlie Ireland was born and raised in Tulsa and has attended Ethos since it's start. He comes from a family of artists and musicians. He has played guitar in many different bands since the age of 14 and has toured the midwest as a drummer. He is the proud owner of Backshack recording studio here in Tulsa, OK where he records, mixes, and produces all types of music. He enjoys spending time relaxing with his wife Julie and their sons Crosby and Gibson, kicking back with a good beer and listening to metal.

Nursery Coordinator - Julie Ireland

Julie Ireland considers herself an OG Ethos member. She's from Broken Arrow, now living in Tulsa with her loves, her husband Charlie and sons Crosby and Gibson. Julie enjoys documentaries, true crime, softball, hoppy beers, sitting crooked and talking straight.

WE ARE HIRING - Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant position will be approximately 10 hours a week, work-from-home, and no Sunday requirements. Please contact Steve Harden for information regarding this position. steve@ethostulsa.org