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William M. McCarty Sr.

Pastor William M. McCarty Sr. is an Ordained Bishop out of the Church of God in Cleveland Tennessee and is the Senior Pastor of Healing Waters Worship Center in Carrollton Virginia. Pastor MAC, as he is known to his congregation and many in our community, encourages people to have a strong sense of community. Pastor William M. McCarty has lived as a viable and visible member of the community since 1999. He currently resides in Carrollton, Virginia, with his lovely wife Amanda of 25 years. Together they have two wonderful kids, Mason 24 (and His Wife Kaitlyn) and Elizabeth 22 and one Granddaughter Ryleigh born in December 2021. William M. McCarty Sr.’s sense of community is an important facet of his life, his calling, and ministry. He has been elected by his ministry colleagues throughout the entire Commonwealth of VA, to serve on various boards, and committees for the last 12 years. He came to the church in Carrollton in 1999 with less than 10 people. The church then was known as the Smithfield Church of God and was meeting in the Old Carrollton Post Office. The church has grown and continues to desire to be a blessing to the community. He holds a master’s level Certification as a Virginia Certified County Supervisor through VA Tech and the Cooperative Extension of Virginia.  He holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling, specializing in Addiction, Trauma and Addiction, and is currently pursuing a D.Min of Clinical Pastoral Education (Doctorate of Ministry).  He holds multiple certifications in Leadership Development, Behavioral Analyses, Personality Profiling, Business Management, Community Services Chaplaincy, Law Enforcement / First Responder Chaplaincy, Hospice and Hospital Chaplaincy, Advanced Community Chaplaincy specializing in addiction and trauma-related incidents as well as Crisis Intervention with Trauma Counseling.  He is a certified marriage counselor through Prepare / Enrich. He has spoken in business conferences in Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey. He is the elected Supervisor for the Newport District of Isle of Wight County VA and current Chairman of the Board. Below is a listing of the Committees and organizations that he is appointed or elected to because of being an elected official for Isle of Wight County. Each Supervisor must also sit on numerous regional commissions and Boards. The ones that Mr. McCarty is seated on are also listed below.

Boards and Commissions (State, Regional, Local & VACO)

  • District 4 Isle of Wight County, VA Board of Supervisors Member 2016 – Present,
  • Chairman of the Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors - 2019
  • Vice-Chair of the Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors - 2017, 2018, 2022
  • VACO Region 1 Director 2018 – Present (includes Isle of Wight, Surry, Sussex, Accomack, North Hampton, South Hampton, Prince George Counties)
  • Vice-Chairman / Member of the HRTPO (Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization) 2020 - present
  • Member of the HRTAC (Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission) 2020 - present
  • Member of the HRPDC (Hampton Roads Planning District Commission) 2017 – 2020
  • Member of the WTRJ (Western Tidewater Regional Jail Authority) 2017 – Present
  • Member of the Hampton Roads Workforce Development Council 2016 – 2020
  • Member of the VA Department of Social Services 2016 – 2018
  • Member of The HRMFFA Board (Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance) 2016 – 2019
  • Member of the Isle of Wight County Personnel Committee 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Member of the Department Of Tourism and Marketing Committee 2016 – present
  • Member of the Hampton Roads Workforce Development Council 2016 – 2020
  • Member of the Isle of Wight County Public Works Committee 2016 - present
  • Member of the Isle of Wight County Parks and Rec. / Cultural Committee 2016 - present
  • Member of the Isle of Wight County Storm Water Advisory Committee 2019 - present

Ministerial Elections and Boards

  • Elected to the VA State Council for the Church of God in Virginia 2020 - present
  • Elected Member of the VA State Youth and Discipleship Board. 2010-2014 and 2016 - 2020
  • Appointed Member of the State World Missions Board. 2010 – Present
  • Elected Member State Evangelism and Ministerial Development Board 2014 – 2016 – Board of Supervisor

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