Doug, and his wife Kim, began their minstry at New Bedford Church in 1996. Doug is ordained in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Doug received his Doctor of Ministry in 1990 from the Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. Previous to coming to New Bedford Church he served as pastor of Hyde Park Presbyterian Church in Niagara Falls, NY, Mountville Presbyterian Chruch about one hour north of Pittsburgh, PA and Mt Nebo Presbyterian Church, just north of Pittsburgh, PA. Doug also served on the staff of Young Life (a non-denominational youth ministry). He served seven years on part time staff (through college and seminary) in Buffalo, NT and eight years on full time staff in both Pittsburgh and in Buffalo.
Doug loves sharing the Word of God and spending time with the men, women, teens and children at New Bedford Church.
Doug married his lovely wife in 1980. They have two children and six grandchildren.
In his free time Doug loves to read, to go boating, and spending as much time as possible with his wife, children and grandchildren.
Dawn Harris is the Director of Children's Ministries here at New Bedford Church.