Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1928. Associate secretary Young Men’s Christian Association, University of California, 1923-1924. Pastor First Baptist Church, successor Christ Church, Summit, New Jersey, 1929-1968, minister emeritus, 1969-1982.
Summer chaplain Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, summers, 1943-1945. National Council Churches interchange preacher to Britain, 1959, chairman interchange committee. Lecturer Baptist polity Union Theological Seminary, 1959-1970.
Board of directors Union Theological Seminary, 1953-1957, 58-70, director emeritus, since 1970.