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Bill Shepard


William Shepard is the Executive Pastor of Operations at First Church in. St. Joe Michigan. Previously, he served as the Children's Pastor for 13 years. Bill was ordained in the Church of God in 2014. Prior to joining the staff, he was the Lakeshore Middle School principal for 10 years and taught Math in both the Berrien Springs and Benton Harbor School Districts. Additionally, he has taught preservice teachers at both Lake Michigan College and Andrews University. He has helped direct camps at Warner Camp for Elementary Age children for over 12 years. Bill serves as a nonresident board member at Alma Church of God and serves on the Warner Camp Board of Directors. He is married to his wife Brenda for 34 years and has 3 children - Kristen who has graduated Medical School at MSU and currently doing her residency in Ohio, Caitlin who is a CHOG Pastor in Kentucky and Justin who is an Elementary School Teacher in Michigan.

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