Fred has been a pastor since 1979 when he was ordained by Fayetteville Presbytery in Rockingham, NC at the Cameronian Church. He has since served congregations in Shelby, Richmond, Lumberton, Huntersville and Charlotte. He is married to Georgia Smith Rose. They have three great children and four precious grandchildren. Fred’s focus as a Transitional Pastor is on preaching and worship leadership, pastoral care, and visitation and encouraging leaders to focus on God’s call on the church.