Our pastor, the Rev. Gregory J. Rupright, moved to Rutherford, NJ on July 26, 2005. He is a native of Fort Wayne, IN and is a graduate of Hope College, Holland, MI where he earned his A.B. in Religion and History. Gregory studied at New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, NJ for two years before completing his Master of Divinity (M.Div.) Degree at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York in May 1989. He served as a Part-Time Interim Pastor of First Reformed Church, Union City, NJ from 1990-1994, and, most recently, as the Minister of Word & Sacraments of Emanuel United Church of Christ, Woodhaven, NY (1995-2005). Gregory has an interest in history, especially Medieval, Renaissance, and Reformation periods, and enjoys reading, music, theatre, gourmet and diner foods, and long walks. He also is very happy to be serving his family of faith at Rutherford Congregational Church of Rutherford, NJ.
Pastor Gregory gave and inspiring and uplifting message as he gave a beautiful talk on how to bring God into all of your human relationships.
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