Rev. Pollack has been in ministry since 1980 and has served in the United Methodist Church, Christian Church (DOC), Disciples’ Heritage Fellowship and most recently as the interim pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Ashland, Kentucky from which he comes to us here at First Christian Church. He has served congregations in Kentucky, West Virginia, Texas, and North Carolina.
He attended Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky (1974-75) and Asbury College, Wilmore Kentucky (1975-80) where he earned a bachelor’s degree in education. He attended Asbury Theological Seminary, in Wilmore (1981-84), and earned a Master of Divinity Degree. While teaching in the Kentucky public schools’ system, he earned a Master of Secondary Education from Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky.
Pastor Bill is married to Nanette for 17 years. Together they have 6 children and 16 grandchildren.
He enjoys most sports with golf being at the top of his list. At one time in his life, he aspired to be on the Professional Golf Tour. However, the Lord had other plans! He served as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Tampa Bay Rays’ Rookie Affiliate, Princeton Rays Professional Baseball, Inc. in Princeton, West Virginia. Pastor Bill is interested in history; enjoys visiting lighthouses; likes to read about the Civil War and visit various battlefield sites; as well as watching movies. Clive Cussler is one of his favorite recreational reading authors. Generally, he enjoys sharing life with his helpmate, Nanette to whom he has been married for 17 years. Together, they have 6 children and 16 grandchildren.
Pastor Bill has a passion and desire for ministry which God continues to lay upon his heart. As he comes to First Christian Church, Sioux Falls, he seeks to offer his gifts and graces and ministering with our congregation to share the hope of Christ to our community.
His favorite Bible verse is found in 2 Corinthians 5:17 – “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: Behold, the old has passed away and everything has become new.”