BISHOP TONY COOPER,
Regional Administrative Bishop
First generation Church of God, Tony was raised the son of a Baptist preacher. He united with the Church of God in 1985. His transfer to Winchester, KY with his employer brought about his introduction to the Church of God.
He was appointed administrative bishop of the North Central Region June, 2011. Prior to that appointment, he served the Church of God in pastoral ministry in Kentucky and Ohio for over 25 years. During his pastorates, he focused on growth, spiritual renewal, revival, and witnessed a tremendous outpouring of the Holy Spirit. He has served on several state and international boards, and has spoke at camp meetings, youth camps, revivals, and other special services. He completed a Master of Arts in Leadership degree from the Church of God Theological Seminary.
Tony is married to his high school sweetheart, Kathy. They have two sons, Paul, married to Lauren; Nathan (Nate) married to Lacie. Both are actively involved in full-time ministry. He also has a special 4-legged friend, Chipper, whom the family adopted in 2005.
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Women’s Discipleship Director
Kathy is a sincere Christian lady with a genuine love for God and people.
She is excited to be serving along-side her husband Tony in the North Central Region. Connecting women together in the body of Christ is one of her passions. She believes building relationships is very important in becoming a healthy Christian woman. Having served as a pastor’s wife for several years, she is an exceptional care giver.
Kathy was privileged to serve the Church of God in Kentucky for years as Accounting Secretary and Women’s Ministries Secretary. She also served in Ohio on the State Women’s Board.
She enjoys spending time with her two sons and daughters in law, and is very proud of them. Besides her favorite pastime of being with family, her hobbies include photography, sports (especially UK basketball), walking, and being around great friends.
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Regional Youth & Discipleship Director
Caleb Crooms’ heritage is 5th generation Church of God. He was born and grew up in Cleveland, TN where he also received a Bachelor of Science in Pastoral Ministries
from Lee University in 2004.
While at Lee he met his wife, Hanah, who is originally from Michigan. Hanah now serves as the Regional Girls Ministries Coordinator for the Church of God North
Central Region and has an anointed singing ministry. They married in 2004 and have two children, Micah and Asher. In 2012 Caleb received a Master of Arts in
Discipleship Ministries with distinction from Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA).
Bishop Crooms has served as Associate Pastor and Senior Pastor (Phoenix, AZ., 2005-2010); Music, Media and Discipleship Pastor (Millbrook, AL., 2010-2012); and
now is currently serving a dual ministry role as the Youth & Discipleship Director for the Church of God North Central Region (Bismarck,
ND) as well as Senior
Pastor of the Prairie View Church of God (Beulah, ND). He was appointed both positions on September 1, 2012.
With an enthusiasm to fulfill his ministry responsibilities and calling, Caleb’s mission is to see this generation’s children and youth passionately grow deeper in
their relationship with God and discover God’s plan for their lives. His goal is to facilitate the ministry vision of the Church of God on the local, state and
May God bless you, and, once again, we say Thank You for taking time to visit
us in the North Central Region! If we may be of service to you for any reason,
please contact us by email, phone, or mail through our Regional Executive
Offices in Bismarck!
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Regional Girls Ministries Coordinator
As Regional Girls Ministries Coordinator, Hanah Croom's joins with her husband
Caleb with a vision for the young girls of the North Central Region to grow
deeper in their walk with the Lord to assist the local church in mentoring our
girls to be young women of faith.
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