The Reverend Father Robert Roethel is the Pastor of Church of the Holy Cross. Father Bob was born and reared in St. Joseph, Michigan. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Tri-State University in Angola, Indiana and a Master of Ministry Degree from St. Michael’s Seminary in San Clemente, California.
In 1988 Fr. Bob moved to Georgia. In 2001 he was ordained as a deacon and in 2006 he was ordained into the priesthood. Father Bob is married to Patricia Roethel. Father Bob’s son, Robert is a college student. Father Bob also has a step-son and a step-daughter and five step-grandchildren. He began his service as Pastor of Church of the Holy Cross in 2013.