Rev. Sarah Weaver was called to the Rehoboth Congregational Church in April of 2011. Born and raised in New Milford, Connecticut, Rev. Sarah attended Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania and graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy & Religion. While at Ursinus, Rev. Sarah served as the president of the college chapel, was on staff at Leadership Now: Spiritual Formation with Youth through Lancaster Theological Seminary and was selected to be an undergraduate fellow through the Fund for Theological Education’s Undergraduate Fellowship Program.
In 2007, Rev. Sarah moved to Atlanta, Georgia so she could begin her seminary studies at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. With a concentration in Leadership in Church & Community, Rev. Sarah was able to take both a classroom and hands-on approach to learning. In addition to her studies, she interned at the Elizabeth Inn Emergency Shelter at MUST Ministries and Pilgrimage United Church of Christ in Marietta, Georgia.
In May of 2010, Rev. Sarah graduated from Candler and immediately began an intensive unit of Clinical Pastoral Education, serving as a chaplain at Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta’s only Level 1 Trauma Center.
Rev. Sarah was ordained on April 10, 2011, shortly after she began her ministry at RCC.
In addition to her ministry at RCC, Rev. Sarah serves on the Board of Directors of the Attleboro Council of Churches and the Board of Directors of Children’s Rescue Mission. She is a chaplain at Sturdy Memorial Hospital and works with local churches who are trying to increase their presence online and in social media.
Rev. Sarah and her husband, Bruce, live in Rehoboth. She enjoys photography, running, biking, kayaking, reading, writing, cooking and gardening. Her professional interests include faith formation, innovative ministry and creative worship practices. Visit her blog – www.preachinginpumps.com – to get to know her better!