Pastor Rodger McCready is the Associate Pastor giving leadership to areas of congregational care as of April 2016. Pastor Rodger originally came to Bethel in April 2012. He served as Transitional Interim Pastor and fulfilled regular pastoral responsibilities while functioning as a coach to prepare both the leadership and the congregation for the next Lead Pastor.
Early on in Rodger's career as a veterinarian, God called him into ministry as a second career. He pastored in Harrow (15 years) and in Newmarket (17 years) before coming to Strathroy. Pastor Rodger and his wife Linda have been married for 48 years and have three married children. They enjoy their six grandchildren, gardening, fishing and precious friends.
Rodger's life verse is Philippians 1:6, "Being confident of this, that He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus."