Relational. Compassionate. Discipler.
Cary was ordained as an Elder in 2005, but he and his family have been a part of Sherwood Oaks for a lot longer than that. Through the years, Cary has served in various capacities, and now spends his time as an Elder, member of the finance team, and with our College ministry.
He is approaching 27 wonderful years with his wife Julie. Julie leads Yarns of Prayer making and delivering prayer shawls for cancer patients, and partners with Cary in College Ministry. They have 2 sons. Joseph (23), a Kelley School of Business graduate of Indiana University and recently married to Savannah (Billingsley). James (19) is a sophomore at Xavier University pursuing secondary education in history. He is active in the pep band and intramural basketball.
Cary has discipled over 75 young men and in 2017 completed his first book (co-authored with Dann Denny), "An Unlikely Discipler" on the importance of discipleship in the church and workplace. It is available in the SOCC Bookstore as well as on Amazon.com. He loves the theatre and ranks Les Miserables, A Chorus Line, and Wicked among favorites. He is an avid reader and pupil of Andy Stanley, Dallas Willard, and Timothy Keller.
Favorite Verse: Matthew 28:19-20