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Reverend Roger and Glenda Whetstone


Rev. Roger Whetstone has served in most every position in local church ministry through his adult life.  For the past 50 years, Reverend Whetstone has served the church as Teacher, Minister of Music, Youth Pastor, Evangelist, Missionary Evangelist, Elder, Associate Pastor, and Senior Pastor.  Rev. Whetstone has served on several advisory boards for various ministries through the years.  He has been involved in pastoral training seminars in Latin America for many years.  During 2002-2003, he served as Regional Evangelism Director of the Mid America Region of the Church of God of Prophecy. Beginning in January 2004, Whetstone served as Senior Pastor of a multi-cultural congregation, Lighthouse Worship Center / Alexandria Church of God of Prophecy, Alexandria, Virginia. For the past several years, Rev Whetstone been serving as an itinerant minister, conducting revivals, and weekend evangelism ministry. 


While serving as pastor in Mount Carmel from 1988 until 1998, Rev. Whetstone was the host of a daily devotional on the local television station in Mount Carmel, IL for 5 years.  He was also the host for the weekly radio and television ministry of the Pentecostal Assembly of God, now known as Heartland Worship Center.


Pastor Whetstone has a passion to engage the Body of Christ in reaching out to those who have not yet accepted Christ. He and Sister Whetstone are talented musicians and vocalists.


Glenda Whetstone, the daughter of a missionary, founded the Mary Martha Ministry of Southern Illinois.  She hosted an annual regional ladies retreat for 10 years in Southern Illinois.  Among her many talents and gifts are piano, organ and an anointed handmaiden of the Lord with a relevant passion for Women’s ministry. She is a gifted speaker, vocalist, the mother of three children, and the proud grandmother of nine grandchildren.


Both Rev. and Mrs. Whetstone’s parents were in the ministry for many years.  It is from that heritage that much practical and spiritual giftedness was developed.


The Whetstone’s have been serving at Christ Community Church as Worship Pastors since April of 2020.