Pastor Bob Tousey
Pastor Bob's Background
Pastor Bob earned his undergraduate degree in Business Management from the University of Maryland, University College. He also holds several graduate degrees including a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry from the Liberty University Rawlings School of Divinity. Pastor Bob also has earned a graduate certificates in Christian Leadership and Pastorial Counseling.
Key Community and Ministry Work
1991 - 1993 President, Howard County Unit American Cancer Society;
1991 - 1995 Member, Howard County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Advisory Board;
1992 - 1994 Religious Education Instructor, Church of the Resurrection, Ellicott City, Maryland
1994 - 1998 Public Policy Chair, the then Maryland Division, American Cancer Society;
1994-1998 Member Executive Committee, the then Maryland Division of American Cancer Society;
1996 - 2001 Religious Education Instructor, St. Augustine's RC Church, Elkridge, Maryland;
1997 President, Howard County Chapter, Parents Without Partners;
1998 - 1999 Member, International Board, Parents Without Partners;
2001 Bob was ordained by the late Bishop Thomas Clary at the Chapel at Fort Belvoir, Virginia;
2003 - 2004 International Vice President, Parents Without Partners;
2004 - 2006 Chaplain, Howard County Fire & Rescue;
From 2005-2016 was a member of Grace Community Church in Fulton, Maryland and was involved in several ministries' including the Men's ministry "Men's Fraternity";
He was active at Grace Fellowship Church in Timonium until the Fall of 2021. He was an on-stage host and active in the Ironmen program (Men's Ministry) as well as assisting in their marriage and funeral ministry. He currently is an active member of Church One in Baltimore.
2013-2014 Associate Pastor, Journey Church of Columbia;
Past Chaplain, Sykesville Memorial American Legion Post 223;
Member, Air Force Sergeant's Association;
Past Chair and Faith Commissioner, Governor's Commission on Suicide Prevention. Appointed by Governor Hogan to a three year term beginning in October, 2015 and served until Febuary, 2019, when a successor was appointed;
Recognized by the Maryland House of Delegates and Maryland State Senate with Citations for his work on the Governor's Commission on Suicide Prevention.