Pastor Shannon Panthin is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Oceans United based in Kodiak Alaska. In 2015, Pastor Shannon and his wife Dawn moved from Anchorage AK to plant Oceans Church. In April 2019, Oceans United was created when Oceans Church merged with Kodiak Assembly of God. Pastor Shannon became the Senior Pastor of Oceans United and Pastor Dawn as the Co-Pastor. Pastors Shannon and Dawn both graduated from Oral Roberts University, Tulsa OK. Together with their five children, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Sariah, Elijah, and Micah, they are enjoying being part of the beautiful community of Kodiak.