AARON METCALF - MINISTER OF THE WORD
Aaron Metcalf has been serving in the role of Minister of the Word at Westside Church of Christ since 2008. His primary responsibilities include preaching weekly, teaching, vision casting, and pastoral counseling. Aaron is a graduate of Abilene Christian University where he earned at Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Ministry and a Master of Divinity. He is also a trained mediator and a certified ropes course instructor at Camp Yamhill. Aaron speaks regularly at conferences and church retreats, and has served as a guest preacher in many other churches. He has written for numerous periodicals and is a regular contributor to 21st Century Christian. Aaron is passionate about finding new ways for the church to partner with what God is doing in the world and enjoys thinking creatively about Jesus and cultures. He is also a proud father of two children (Ella and Miles) and husband to Chelan for whom he is abundantly grateful. He is an avid outdoor thrill-seeker who especially loves to go backpacking, fly-fishing, and camping.