Westminster College to Welcome Moderator of General Assembly at Sunday Worship Service

Thursday, February 7, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will welcome the Rev. Neal D. Presa, moderator of the General Assembly, Sunday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Wallace Memorial Chapel. The service is open to the public.

Presa serves as the pastor of Middlesex Presbyterian Church in New Jersey, and is the affiliate assistant professor of preaching and worship at New Brunswick Theological Seminary. He has served on the executive committees of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) and its predecessor, the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC).

Presa earned a master of divinity from San Francisco Theological Seminary, a master of theology from Princeton Theological Seminary and Ph.D. in liturgical studies from Drew University.

Music will be provided by the Westminster College Concert Choir under the direction of Dr. Robin Lind, associate professor of music and director of choral activities.

Westminster staff participating in the service include: the Rev. James Mohr, Westminster chaplain, and student chapel staff member Jonathan Rogers.

Contact Westminster's Office of Faith and Spirituality at (724) 946-7117 or email for additional information.      

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.


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the Rev. Neal D. Presa, moderator of the General Assembly