Rev. Dr. Paul Whiteford ​​​​​​



The Rev. Dr. Paul Whiteford has been a pastor in the Church of the Nazarene since 1988.  His ministry has included pastorates in Ohio, California, Indiana and West Virginia.  Pastor Paul and his wife Sheila have been married for over 32 years and have three adult children and one granddaughter. 



  • B.A. and M.A.  Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma.
  • M.Div. Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri.
  • D.Min.  Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky
  • Continuing theological studies, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington


A Sports Fan!  Dodgers, Padres and Reds MLB Baseball; Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Hockey; Bengals and Chiefs NFL Football; and Ohio State Football and basketball.  Pastor enjoys going to almost any game any time!


Deer hunting, target shooting and the outdoors.


History buff:  especially the Civil War and WWII


Favorite foods: Mexican food and steak. 


Travel:  Scenic road trips, National Parks and historic sites!