Last night Old Union's session interviewed two ministers to serve the
church while I am away on my sabbatical leave next year (April 24-July
30). They voted to select Rev. Dr. Carolyn Jones, who accepted their
In addition to filling pastoral duties such as worship leadership,
visitation, administration, and education, Carolyn will help the church
understand itself without me as part of the equation. With her guidance,
you will consider questions such as "Where are the blind
spots in our ministry? What are the resources and strengths we don't
realize we have?"
Carolyn Jones is retired and lives in Allison Park. In addition to being a
church pastor, Carolyn has served as a Presbytery Executive, has trained
interim pastors, and has been the Director of Field Education at Pittsburgh
Seminary (overseeing the student pastor programs). I've attached her
resume for you to learn more about her.
You will have opportunities to get to know Carolyn in the coming months.
Please join me in praying for a successful and fulfilling relationship
between Old Union and Carolyn Jones.
Rev. Peter C. de Vries, Ph.D.
Pastor, Old Union Presbyterian Church
Jones Carolyn Resume.pdf
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