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educator , pastor

David Frank Coffin, American pastor, educator. Ordination Potomac Presbytery, Presbyterian Church in American, 1990. Member of Virginia History Society, Presbyterian History Society.

Background

Coffin, David Frank was born on July 18, 1952 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of David Frank and Edith Davis Coffin.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, St. Vincent College, Pennsylvania, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Westminster Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania, 2003.

Career

Legislative assistant Cook, Purcell, Henderson & Zorack, Washington, 1980—1984. Writer Prison Fellowship, Reston, Virginia, 1984—1985. Lecturer in theology Chesapeake Theological Seminary, Linthicum, Maryland, 1983—1993.

Director Berea Center for Biblical and Theological Studies, Mitchellville, 1982—1990. Pastor New Hope Presbyterian Church, Fairfax, Virginia, since 1990. Member, ad hoc committee on nuclear arms and deterrence General Assembly Presbyterian Church in American, Atlanta, 1984—1987, member, ad interim committee on government and structure, 1985—1988, chairman, ad interim committee on judicial procedures, 1993—1996, advisory member, strategic planning committee, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Ordination Potomac Presbytery, Presbyterian Church in American, 1990.

Membership

Member of Virginia History Society, Presbyterian History Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Canoeing, hiking, reading, films, genealogy.

Connections

Married Jennifer Pauline Quie, August 17, 1974. Children: Andrew Marshall, Rebecca Elizabeth, Sarah Jacqueline.

father:
David Frank

mother:
Edith Davis Coffin

spouse:
Jennifer Pauline Quie

child:
Andrew Marshall Coffin

child:
Rebecca Elizabeth Coffin

child:
Sarah Jacqueline Coffin