Rev. David Ackerman
Our Conference Minister is the Rev. David J. Ackerman. David grew up in Export, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Grove City College and Harvard Divinity School. He grew up as a member of Denmark Manor United Church of Christ in Export and was ordained in 1993 at Smithfield United Church of Christ in Pittsburgh. He served as pastor at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Trauger for 21 years. He is the author of "Beyond the Lectionary: A Year of Alternatives to the Revised Common Lectionary (Circle, 2013)." David began serving as Conference Minister on August 1, 2014. He enjoys such outdoor activities as running, hiking, biking and fishing. David is married to Marsha (Thomas) Ackerman, a high school math teacher in the Ligonier Valley School District. David and Marsha reside in Greensburg.