Candlewood Church

Candlewood Church Omaha Staff


At Candlewood Church in Omaha, NE, we are privileged to be able to support staff members that are engaged in helping people get closer to Jesus. Get to know our staff members by reading their short bio’s below.

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Sophie Bahnfleth

Sophie Bahnfleth moved to Omaha, NE from Minnesota to attend college at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO). It was during this time that she got involved with Candlewood Church and the student ministry. As a Campus Director, she is now able to continue investing in the lives of college students, helping them get closer to God just as she did when she was a student.

Matt O’Malley

Matt O’Malley found the Lord as a 19 year old freshman at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO), through Candlewood Church’s college ministry. He was a leader there during his college years, and after working for Metro Community College, Matt accepted a full time position with Candlewood Church to be the Campus Fellowship Campus Director at UNO. In this role, Matt focuses on winning the lost, and building and sending believers.

Matt O'Malley Staff Photo - Candlewood Church Omaha

 We hope you choose to join us this Sunday, and welcome you, regardless of where you are at on your journey.