Roy Stauffer

Executive Minister of Church Life

A native of Florida, Dr. C. Roy Stauffer is a third generation Disciples of Christ minister. He received his undergraduate education from Transylvania College where he majored in Religion and Philosophy as well as English and Education. He then earned his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees at Vanderbilt Divinity School. While at Vanderbilt he served Sinking Fork Christian Church as a student minister. Upon graduation he went to Geneva, Switzerland, where he spent six months studying world religions. Dr. Stauffer then spent 35 years as Senior Minister at Lindenwood Christian Church before coming to Woodmont in 2008.

Here at Woodmont he is the Minister for Church Life which includes Adult Education, Small Groups, Discipleship, Pastoral Counseling and Visitation, and Special Events. Dr. Stauffer’s wife Anne is an ordained minister, teacher, author, and therapist. Together they have six children, five sons and a daughter, plus seven wonderful grandchildren.

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