Minister of Music, Administrative Assistant
Bill is a worshiper of the Lord Jesus Christ, having received Him as Savior in 1976. He has been privileged to serve as minister of music for churches in Maryland and Ohio before moving to Blair 20 years ago. Bill holds three degrees in music and was a member of The United States Army Band (Pershing's Own) and The United States Army Field Band (The Musical Ambassadors of the Army). He also served as a high school band director and an Associate Professor of Music at Dana College. At Christ Lutheran Church, Bill oversees the Worship and Music ministry, teaches and adult Sunday School class, and occasionally delivers a sermon. One of Bill's favorite Bible passages is Ephesians 5:18-19, "Be filled with the Spirit; speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord." Bill's bride of 46 years, Shelly, is an anointed worship leader and Bible teacher. She teaches instrumental music in the Millard Public Schools. Bill and Shelly have 3 adult children and 8 grandchildren.