Director of Student Ministries

Mr. Rob Ely

Director of Student Ministries

304-532-3166 or 304-422-6449
 ely@wvbc.org

As the director of Student Ministries, Rob is responsible for all convention related activities and events for students grade six through college.  He is the statewide director of Baptist Campus Ministries (BCM) and conducts the ministry at Marshall University.  He is continuing his work as director of the Baptist Camp at Cowen and coordinating state youth programs.  Rob graduated from Marshall University in 1987 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education.  He then went on to attend Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he graduated with a Master of Divinity Degree in 2000.  He has been employed by the West Virginia Baptist Convention since May 1996.  Rob is married to his lovely wife, Beth, and they reside in Huntington.

Northern Director for Baptist Campus Ministries

Rev. Kevin Sions

Northern Director for Baptist Campus Ministries

 304-534-0597
 sions@wvbc.org

Rev. Kevin Sions serves as the campus minister for the Morgantown campus of West Virginia University and supervises and develops the other campus ministries in the northern part of the state.

As part of the professional staff of the West Virginia Baptist Convention, Sions is available to speak in churches, association meetings and other events in the region. He will be a member of the Christian Outreach Commission.

Sions comes to the Convention staff having most recently served as pastor of Kingwood Baptist Church (Goshen). He has served on the BCM Board of Directors. As a student at Alderson Broaddus University, he was active in BCM, serving on its leadership team. He later served as the Associate in Ministry for BCM at his alma mater.

After completing his BA in Christian Studies/Education at AB, Sions did his Masters of Divinity studies and graduated from Palmer Theological Seminary.

Maintenance Director at Camp Cowen

Mr. Steve McCartney

Maintenance Director at Camp Cowen

304-226-3522
mccartney@wvbc.org