Rev. Mr. Jerry D. Lawritson
Mr. Lawritson graduated with a B.A. in philosophy from Doane College and did so with honors.
He received his Masters of Divinity from Pacific School of Religion where he majored in New Testament Studies.
Since then, his
studies have been primarily in the fields of philosophy and theology.
has studied with some of the greatest thinkers of our time including Rev. Dr. Robert E. Fitch, Rev. Dr. Robert McAfee Brown, Rev. Dr. Gustavo Guttierrez, and Dr. Maurice Friedman.
is the published author of the definitive essay on the subject of Martin Buber's response to the Shoah (Holocaust).
has also attended the Summer Program in Theology at Oxford University
, Oxford, England.
periodic lectures delivered at CCCPB
have covered a wide range of writers, thinkers, and artists.
Mr. Lawritson has been our minister since February 1986.
and his wife Deborah have two grown children, Matt and Dasha, and three grandchildren, Ashlee, Kyle, and Kelly.
retirement effective January 1, 2016.