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John James Moment

Clergyman

John James Moment, Canadian clergyman. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Moment, John James was born on February 1, 1875 in Orono, Ontario, Canada. Son of Robert and Sarah Wightman (Gairdner) Moment.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1896. Bachelor of Divinity, Hartford Theological Seminary, 1906. Doctor of Divinity, Washington and Jefferson College, 1925.

Doctor of Divinity, Princeton, 1947.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1906. Assistant pastor 1st Presbyterian Church, E. Orange, New York, 1906-1908. Associate pastor Bergen Reformed Church, Jersey City.

Later pastor High Street Presbyterian Church, Newark, until 1918. Pastor Crescent Avenue Church, Plainfield, New Jersey, 1918-1948.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Faith in Christ, 1917. The Throne of David, 1929. We Believe, 1942

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Clara Louise Cross, May 21, 1908. Children: Anne (Mistress Reade H. Ryan), Jean Gairdner (Mistress Walter S. Douglas), Robert (naval aviator, killed in war), John (paratrooper).

father:
Robert Moment

mother:
Sarah Wightman (Gairdner) Moment

spouse:
Clara Louise Cross

child:
Jean Gairdner Moment (Mistress Walter S. Douglas)

child:
John Moment (paratrooper)

child:
Robert (naval aviator Moment

child:
Anne Moment (Mistress Reade H. Ryan)

child:
killed in war) Moment