Dolores Rader

Minister to Families
Dolores grew up in southern Illinois and moved to Texas to attend Texas A&M University, where she received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering. Dolores spent eighteen years at NASA-Johnson Space Center, where she was responsible for training the very first crew to live onboard the International Space Station, and for developing and coordinating astronaut training for Russian, European, and Japanese space agencies. Dolores and her husband, Steve, were married at South Main in 1994, and are the parents of Anna, Abigail, and Lauren. Dolores answered a call to ministry and joined the South Main ministerial team as Minister to Children in March 2008. In January 2017, Dolores became our Minister to Families and oversees the Family Ministry team.
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