PASTOR ROY DOWDY • Pastoral Care & Counseling


Roy was fortunate to have grown up on both sides of the Detroit River. Born in Wyandotte, Michigan, Roy’s family moved to Ontario, Canada, when he was ten, where his father pastored for 35 years. Roy himself has been in full-time ministry on both sides of the border for over 30 years as a church planter, worship leader, and in multiple pastoral roles.  Over the past 20 years, he’s had the privilege to work alongside Pastor Stokes three times, starting with his ministry on Long Island and now in Virginia.

Roy holds membership as a Registered Psychotherapist in the Province of Ontario (inactive) and is an Affiliate Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.  He’s worked as a licensed clinical counselor for four years and is working toward completing the hours required for Clinical Membership with AAMFT.  His practice focuses on families, couples, and individuals working from a Family Systems perspective with a faith-based approach.He sees as his greatest accomplishments his daughters Ceilidh and Sarah and his 28-year marriage to Tracey, his best friend, and partner in crime. Roy also does a killer running man. Invite him to your wedding – you’ll see.