Biography of Robert Fetrick

Photo of Robert Fetrick
Full Title: Chair, Division of Religion, Associate Professor of Religion
Building: Dick Building
Room Number: 412-F
Email: robert.fetrick [at]
Work Phone: 2373
Personal Phone: 402-314-5178
Fax: 402-486-2895
Departments: Division of Religion - 402.486.2526
Job Description:


Bob teaches Biblical Preaching, Public Evangelism, the book of Revelation, the book of Daniel, Church Leadership, Christian Beliefs, and Introduction to Ministry, while serving as chair of the Division of Religion. 

Academic Background
  • Bachelor of Art in Religion, Pacific Union College
  • Master of Divinity, Andrews University
  • Ongoing studies toward a Doctor of Ministry degree with a focus in Christian discipleship and leadership.
Professional Background:


Bob came to Union College from having pastored small and large churches in both rural and urban settings for thirteen years. His last pastorate was in Indianapolis, IN. He also served as an evangelist for seven years in the Washington Conference. Internationally he has been involved in evangelism in Russia and has taught a class in biblical interpretation to pastors in Zambia. He is now beginning his 18th year of teaching at Union College. 

Speaker's Bureau:


 Bob gives seminars in lay preaching, understanding the prophecies of Daniel and Revelation, and he also enjoys accepting Sabbath morning preaching appointments.

Personal Information:


My interests outside of the classroom include hiking, canoeing, bird-watching, gardening, traveling, learning about other cultures, and reading history. I have spent a year teaching in Hong Kong and taught an intensive class in biblical interpretation for pastors in Zambia. I have also been involved in two evangelism series in Russia. I enjoy new cultural experiences and the opportunity to share the gospel of Jesus Christ in those cultures. I really get excited about teaching and helping students discover and refine their gifts and calling to ministry. It is wonderful to watch the Holy Spirit develop people into leaders for Jesus Christ.Union College is a great place to become a leader for God. 


Our daughter Stephanie and her husband Ken live in the Orlando Florida area. They have two children, Jack age 6 and Stephen age 4. Both are a blast!

Our son Jonathan and his wife Michelle live in Port Angeles Washington where Jonathan pastors a two church district and Michelle works as a physical therapist. They have an 18 month old boy, Caleb, and are expecting a second child in November.


Ann and I have been married for 42 years. Ann has a Ph.D. in Nursing Science and currently works for the University of Nebraska Medical Center, School of Public Health, as a project director for health initiatives. She is involved with the greeting ministry at the College View Church. Ann's favorite pastime are her 3 grandchildren and reading.