Pastoral Associate for Older Adults
Born and reared in Ohio, Dave worked in the secular business community before pursuing the pastoral ministry. He holds a degree (BSBA) from Dyke College in Ohio and seminary degree (M.Div) from The North American Baptist Seminary in South Dakota. He pursued graduate studies at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. The majority of his pastoral ministry has been as a USAF Chaplain. He served in Arkansas, Japan, Texas, North Dakota, Korea, Washington DC, including one year at Arlington National Cemetery, Germany, and Illinois. He recently completed seven years as a local part-time pastor and has done volunteer work at several local Assisted Living Facilities. Married to Carolyn Helsing Sems, they have four grown children and nine grandchildren. Dave and Carolyn love to travel, Dave is an avid photographer, they ride bikes, and enjoy their grandchildren.
Contact Dave at (864) 232-2424 ext. 122