William J. Swem,
Pastor William J. Swem was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. At the age of nine, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior. Pastor Swem felt the call of God as a teenager while he attended a leadership camp one summer. In 2009 he graduated with a Pastoral Ministries degree from Pensacola Christian College, and in 2011 he graduated from Pensacola Theological Seminary with a Masters of Arts in Biblical Languages. In 2013, Pastor Swem was ordained to the Gospel Ministry under the authority of Wealthy Park Baptist Church. He served as the Assistant Pastor under Pastor Kenton Young for four years before being called to be the Senior Pastor at Wealthy Park in February of 2015. Pastor Swem met his beautiful wife, Pamela, while attending college. They have a five year old daughter, Chloe, a four year old son, Levi, a two year old son Micah, and recently celebrated the birth of their daughter, Talia.