Rev. Christopher Bodley
Missionary-at-large for Acts 2 Enterprise and Pastor of Bethany, Detroit, MI
In 2012, Rev. Christopher Bodley accepted the Call from the Michigan District to serve as Missionary-at-large in Detroit for Acts 2 Enterprise, a strategic and holistic urban outreach initiative of the Michigan District, LCMS, and as pastor of Bethany, Detroit.
Rev. Bodley was raised in an urban setting, and his public ministry of 20 years has solely been in an urban context. His ministry experience extends from being a church planter to pastoring two multiethnic congregations. He also served as a Navy Chaplain for 12 years, which included service in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He married his high school sweetheart, Shikina, and their marriage has been blessed with five sons.