Leadership at East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church

Pastor:  The Rev. Deborah McKinley began her service as the pastor of of East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church starting April 15, 2016. She and her husband, David Rich, moved into the church manse  after completion of renovations.

A southern California native, Rev. McKinley, is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego. She earned her Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary where she currently serves as a Trustee and Secretary of the Board. She has also been Associate Pastor, Pine Street Church in Harrisburg, PA; Associate for Worship in the Theology and Worship Unit of the General Assembly; Pastor at Old Pine Church in Philadelphia, PA and Pastor at Lewinsville Church in McLean, VA. 

 

 

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Parish Associate: The Reverend Alexander P. Hurt. Alex grew up spending summers here in Craftsbury/Glover with his family. He was ordained in 1969 in Towson, MD. He served as Interim Pastor for several small churches on a part time basis and was stated supply at a church in Franklinville, MD for 20 years before retiring here in 2010. Alex main employment was in the Insurance Industry and served as a member of Trustees of Baltimore Presbytery for many years where his specialty was with churches in conflict. He received his BA from Norwich University and Master of Divinity from Pittsburgh Seminary.

 

 


Music Director/Organist : Dr. John Weaver has served as the Director of Music Ministry at the East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church since 2005.  He served as Director of Music at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City (1970-2005), Head of the Organ Department at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia (1972-2003), and Chair of the Organ Department at The Juilliard School (1987-2004).

John is the former President of the Presbyterian Association of Musicians, a composer of sacred music whose hymns and arrangements are found in the Presbyterian Hymnal, and a choir director currently serving the Northeast Kingdom Chorus.  Even though officially retired, John continues to perform as a concert organist throughout the world. 

 

Clerk of Session:  Jenny Stoner

Treasurer: Anne Page

 


SESSION

Class of 2018

Elsie Hurt

Woodman Page

Valerie Morrison

 

Class of 2019

Todd Hardie

Louise Kinsey

Anne Page

Class of 2020

Keith Kish

Nelson Maynard

Tom Warnock