Christ’s plan and that which produces maximum blessing to the world and the church is servanthood. A servant is one who, even when in positions of leadership seeks to lead and influence others through lives given in ministry for the blessing of others and their needs.

Pastor Bill

Senior Pastor

Appointed pastor of Callaway Church of God in September 2005, Pastor Bill Pagen is a Ordained Bishop with the Church of God.  He has a tremendous love for Jesus Christ. Pastor Bill is an anointed preacher who loves to lead others to Jesus Christ.  Those in our community and surrounding area know him as 'The Preacher Man' because he is going to testify of Christ wherever he goes. He and his wife Teresa have been in pastoral ministry together for 20 years.  Pastor Bill is an avid archer and hunter and has mentored many young men in both archery and hunting.  One of his favorite things to do is to go riding with his wife, Teresa on his Harley Davidson.


Teresa Pagen

Minister of Christian Education

Teresa Pagen is the wife of Pastor Bill, they have been married for 44 years.  Also the daughter of a pastor, Teresa grew up being involved in various areas of ministry in the church most of her life. She started singing at the age of five with her two sisters in the churches her dad pastored and is currently serving as our Interim Worship Leader.  Teresa has a passion for God's word and loves to teach and coordinate Bible studies.  Outside of church her greatest joy comes from her children and grandchildren, her daughters Michelle, husband Josh & Stephanie, husband Billy; her three grandchildren Makayla, Emily & Nicholas and great granddaughter Olivia.  Teresa loves to go to the shooting range for target practice and motorcycling with Pastor Bill.


Elders Terrell & Judy Shaddix

Pastoral Support

Terrell & Judy Shaddix have been faithful members of Callaway Church of God for many years.  They both assist the pastor with visitation and praying for the sick and lead areas of outreach in the church and in our community.  Terrell is our Adult Sunday School class teacher; serves on the praise team, and loves to assist Judy at the nursing home calling out 'bingo' numbers for the residents.   Judy coordinates our monthly soup kitchen ministry and our ministry to the elderly at Franklin Healthcare & Rehab and she teaches our Pre-Primary age children. Outside of church they love spending time with their daughter, Leah and husband David, grandsons Isaiah & Jacob, and son Andrew.  Bowling is  on their list of fun things to do.


Elders Butch & Betty Shinn

Pastoral Support

Butch & Betty Shinn are faithful members who have been attending Callaway Church of God for many years. They moved to the Callaway area from the state of New Jersey. Butch and Betty serve on our World Missions Board; Butch coordinates our prayer team ministry, and both are involved in areas of ministry that give support to our pastor.  Butch loves to hunt and loves gardening and Betty loves to sit at her sewing machine making lap quilts for the residents of our nursing home ministry.  They have three daughters, one grandson and two granddaughters... Tracy Robillard (son Patrick), Robyn Hahn and Jessica Larney (daughters Marissa & Karina).  



Elders Richard & Marietta Walters

Pastoral Support

Richard and Marietta Walters are life long missionaries to Africa who have their home in Callaway.  They have come along side of Pastor Bill and Teresa to help in the ministry of Callaway Church of God.  Richard is a minister of the Gospel and graces the pulpit at CCOG from time to time, always with a right now word for the body of Christ. Marietta teaches our 'First Principles' class for new converts. The most important things to them are loved ones, grandkids, friends, memories, health and knowing Jesus!


Billy & Stephanie May

Head Usher & World Missions Board Chairperson

Billy & Stephanie May have been faithfully attending our fellowship for many years.  Billy serves as our Head Usher overseeing and directing operations of ushers during each service.  He makes sure special instructions from the pastor is followed through and leads the team that makes sure our facility is secure during all services.  Stephanie serves as the chairperson for our World Missions Board and coordinates our short-term World Mission trips. Billy is a master 'jack of all trades.'  Need it done?  Billy can do it.  Stephanie is a RN with a master's degree in nursing, and is currently working toward a Nurse Practitioner's license.  She is also very artistic and is very good at helping to decorate for special events.  Both love to do paint party's and enjoy the company of their little dogs, Buster & Dixie.


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We are worshipper's.  We declare that God is worthy of our reverence. We are a house of worship and we worship God based on the truth of who He is, the Creator of heaven and earth; our heavenly Father who sent his son, Jesus Christ to redeem us from sin and empowered us by his Holy Spirit to be witnesses of him.



5185 Callaway Rd
Rocky Mount, VA  24151


P. O. Box 211

Callaway, VA  24067



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