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pastor , religion educator , researcher

Allison Stokes, American pastor, researcher, religion educator. Ordained to ministry United Church of Christ, 1981. Kanzer Fund Psychoanalysis and Humanities grantee, 1977; American Association of University Women fellow, 1978, Merrill fellow Harvard Division School, 1994. Member American Academy Religion, Kiwanis.

Background

Stokes, Allison was born on August 17, 1942 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Hugh Vincent and Mildred Roberta (Livengood) Allison.

Education

Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1964. Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1981.

Master of Divinity, Yale University, 1981. Master of Theology, Harvard University, 1997.

Career

Acting university minister Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1981. Associate pastor Orange Congressional Church, 1981-1982. Chaplain, assistant professor religion Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1982-1985.

Associate university chaplain Yale University, New Haven, 1985-1987. Pastor Congressional Church, West Stockbridge, Massachusetts, since 1987. Research associate Hartford (Connecticut) Seminary, 1987-1992.

Founding director Women's Interfaith Institute in the Berkshires, since 1992. Board directors Dutchess Interfaith Council, Poughkeepsie, 1984-1985. Board directors Gould Farm, Monterey, Massachusetts, since 1992, president board directors, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry United Church of Christ, 1981.

Works

Membership

Member American Academy Religion, Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Jerome Walter Stokes, June 1, 1964 (divorced 1977). Children: Jonathan Jerome, Anne Jennings.

father:
Hugh Vincent Allison

mother:
Mildred Roberta (Livengood) Allison

spouse:
Jerome Walter Stokes

child:
Jonathan Jerome Stokes

child:
Anne Jennings Stokes