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Douglas Raymond Rose, American minister. Ordained to ministry Assemblies of God, 1967. Named Journalist of Year, Ford Motor Company, 1961, City's Favorite Pastor, Belleville Journal-News, 1990, Pastor of the Week, KSIV Radio, 1991.


Rose, Douglas Raymond was born on September 26, 1942 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Raymond Alvin and Paula (Schober) Rose.


Associate of Arts, Southwestern Junior College, 1963. Student, Center Bible College Seminary, 1964. Bachelor of Science, Southwestern Assembly God College, 1965.

Postgraduate, University Iowa, 1982.


Senior pastor, Bethel Assembly of God, Sycamore, Illinois, 1967-1969;senior pastor, 1st Assembly of God, Kankakee, Illinois, 1969-1976;senior pastor, 1st Assembly of God, Bettendorf, Iowa., 1976-1983;senior pastor, Bethel Life Center, Wichita, Kansas, 1983-1985;senior pastor, 1st Assembly of God, Belleville, Illinois, 1985-1996;owner, Rose Music-Drama Team, Grand Prarie, Texas. Secretary Illinois state missions committee Assemblies of God, 1987-1996, state musicdir., Chicago, 1971-1976. Board directors Christian Youth Center, Berkley, West Virginia, 1966-1967.

Board directors, president Bethel Life School, Wichita, 1983-1985. Leader Holy Land Tour, Israel and Rome, 1972. President Ministerial Association, Kankakee, 1972-1975.

Presbyter section VII, Assemblies of God, Davenport, Iowa, 1980-1983. Board directors Sedgewick County Prison Ministries, Wichita,1983-1985.


  • Ordained to ministry Assemblies of God, 1967.


  • Other Work

    • Religious columnist Grand Prairie Times News. Contributor articles to religious publications.


Member Illinois Task Force, 1989-1996. Member National Association Christian Counselors, Belleville Clergy Association, Assemblies of God Christian Education Association, Metro-East Clergy Association (assistant presbyterian 1988-1996).


Married Esther Copeland, May 14, 1966. Children: Richard Douglas, Aimée Raeanne.

Raymond Alvin Rose

Paula (Schober) Rose

Esther Copeland

Richard Douglas Rose

Aimée Raeanne Rose