Bob Clinger

Bob is a long time United Methodist, having been baptized and confirmed in the denomination.  He is working towards a Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies from Indiana Wesleyan University. After graduating with a Bachelor degree in July 2021, he will work to obtain a Master of Divinity from Indiana Wesleyan University.  He has served as lead Pastor in two churches over the last seven years and is now leading Bluffton First UMC. His heart is to see the people of God worship God will all their heart and to see the Church be the hands and feet of God in the Bluffton community and wherever else the Holy Spirit will lead them.

Bob and his wife, Caryn, have been married for over 12 years and have three daughters, Raelyn, Celia, and Aryn, and one son, Isaiah. Caryn is a Registered Nurse and serves the needs of children in a pediatric office. All four children attend Bluffton Schools and are active in musical arts and sports.