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William M. McCarty

Pastor William M. McCarty 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 23 years. Together they have two wonderful kids, Mason 21 and Elizabeth 20. William M. McCarty’s sense of community is an important facet of his life, his calling, and ministry. He has been elected by his ministry colleagues to serve on various VA State Boards and Committees in Youth and Discipleship, Evangelism and World Missions within the Church of God in Virginia for the past 8 years. He came in the middle of 1999 to a small church in Carrollton 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, acquired 11 Acres of property, built new facilities and has over 350 that come to Healing Waters and call it their church home. 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 and Personality Profiling, Business Management, Community Services 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 has been a featured speaker and vocalist in ministry and motivational conferences throughout the east coast of the United States as well as throughout Colombia South America and India. 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 as a result 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. Each Supervisor has an equal number of regional and local commissions that they are charged with serving on. Each current and previous boards and commissions served on, including dates are listed below:

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

  • Newport District, Isle of Wight County, VA Board of Supervisors Member 2016 – Present,
  • Chairman of the Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors January 2019 Present
  • Vice-Chair of the Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors January 2017 & 2018
  • VACO’s Region 1 Director 2018 – Present (includes Isle of Wight, Surry, Sussex, Accomack, North Hampton, South Hampton, Prince George Counties)
  • Member of the HRPDC (Hampton Roads Planning District Commission) 2017 – Present
  • Member of the WTRJ (Western Tidewater Regional Jail Authority) 2017 – Present
  • Member of the VA Department of Social Services 2016 – 2018
  • Member of The HRMFFA Board (Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance) 2016 – Present
  • 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 – present
  • Member of the VACO Health and Human Services Committee – 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Member of the VACO Planning and Conferences Committee – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Member of the VACO Economic Development and Planning Committee – 2017, 2018
  • Member of the VACO Agriculture Committee – 2019 Present

Ministerial Elections and Boards:

  • Elected Member of the VA State Youth and Discipleship Board. 2010-2014 and 2016 – Present
  • Appointed Member of the State World Missions Board. 2010 – Present
  • Elected Member State Evangelism and Ministerial Development Board 2014 – 2016 – Board of Supervisor