Bill Eaves was appointed as Senior Pastor in June of 2017. A native of Georgia, he graduated from the University of the South and spent a year studying at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. It was while he was there that he answered God’s call to ministry. He attended Yale Divinity School and received a doctorate from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, focusing on the spiritual development of adults. He has served as a pastor in Kentucky and Minnesota, most recently completing 14 years in Anoka. Bill serves on the Board of Ordained Ministry of the Minnesota Conference and is frequently a mentor to young adults in discerning their calling. He is married to Sherry Jordon and enjoys travel, canoeing, hiking, and experimenting in the kitchen.