Growing up, Tim often traveled to Thornton (W.Va.), where his parents Robert and Kitty (Robinson) Bailey, were born and raised. Tim recalls the many visits to Thornton to fish and gather ramps and morel mushrooms. Tim is married to Elizabeth (Liz), a registered nurse and they have two adult children: Sarah, a speech pathologist, and Joshua, a landscape architect, who is married to Veronica.
“It feels good to be coming home,” shares Tim Bailey who began his pastoral ministry in Mountain View Conference in 1987 in the Wheeling and Weirton Seventh-day Adventist Church (W.Va.) district. After earning his Master of Divinity at Andrews University (Berrien Springs, Mi.), Bailey pastored the Romney and Franklin (W.Va.) churches and helped plant a church in Moorefield (W.Va.).