St. Andrews alumnus, the Reverend William Robert (Rob) Martin, III, (’86), has been called to be the next Pastor/Head of Staff for the Laurinburg Presbyterian Church. He is married to alumna Doreen “Do” Rogers Martin, and they both worked as Residence Assistants in campus dorms in 1986. Rob also served as Director of Alumni Relations following graduation. Rob’s father, Rev. Dr. Robert (Bob) Martin, was the St. Andrews Chaplain in the 1980s, and his mother, Billie Martin, worked in the student life office.
For the past 15 years, Rev. Martin has been serving the First Presbyterian Church in Palo Alto, CA, and they will be moving to Laurinburg at the end of April.
The Committee on Ministry of Coastal Carolina Presbytery on Feb. 6 examined Rev. Martin and officially approved his call to Laurinburg Presbyterian Church.
Laurinburg Presbyterian Church’s Pastoral Nominating Committee was chaired by Dr. David Herr, Liberal Arts Department Chair.