William Isaac Stewart Slider met with and was interviewed by the society and board of Breckenridge Chapel, Free Methodist Church, on Sunday, February 8, 2015. The congregation has unanimously approved granting him the Local Ministerial Candidate Certificate. Local Ministerial Candidacy is the first step in the process of ordination in the Free Methodist Church.
Mr. Slider has a B.A. in history, an M.A.T. in special education, and an M.A. in Religion from the University of the Cumberlands. He and his wife, Tina, currently reside in Lexington while she finishes work on her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.
William currently works as an Employment Specialist with Developmental Disabilities Services (University Corridor) and Youth Pastor at Breckenridge Chapel.
Rev. Chaplain Lee Twombly was Mr. Slider's mentor during the LMC process.