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hospital chaplain

Marsha Lee Cutting, American hospital chaplain. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1981. Recipient Special Opportunity Stipend Rensselaer County Council for Arts, 1992; honored at annual banquet Interndenominational Ministries Conference, 1997.


Cutting, Marsha Lee was born on March 3, 1947 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Leland David and Beth B. (Evans) Cutting.


Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, 1976;Master of Divinity, Yale University, 1980;certified in pastoral counseling, Postgraduate Center Mental Health, 1995.


Interim pastor, Ross Memorial Presbyterian Church, Binghamton, New York, 1980-1981;pastor, Stephentown (New York) Federated Church, 1981-1986;music director, The Ark, Troy, New York, 1987-1990;music director, Rensselaer (New York) Summer Theater Program, 1988;interim associate pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Albany, New York, 1987-1988;Protestant chaplain, Russell Sage College, Troy, 1987-1990;Protestant chaplain, Capital District Psychiatric Center, Albany, New York, since 1987;Protestant chaplain, 4 Winds, Saratoga, New York, 1995-1998;co-pastor, Woodside Presbyterian Church, Troy, 1992-1994. Chair chaplaincy commission Capitol Area Council Churches, Albany, 1996-1998. Secretary board of managers Journal Pastoral Care Publs., Decatur, Georgia, since 1996.

Member of commission on chaplaincy certified New York State Cmty. of Churches, Albany, since 1995. Mem.publs. county College of Chaplains, Schaumburg, Illinois, 1994-1998.


  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1981.


  • Other Work

    • Singer, songwriter cassette: Dancing With Grace, 1989.


Member women's concerns team Synod of Northeast, Syracuse, New York, 1981-1983, member worship team, Morristown, New Jersey, 1992. Member women's concerns team Albany Presbytery, 1982-1985, chair, 1983-1985, member committee on ministries for peace and justice, 1990-1996, chair, 1995-1996, trustee, 1997-1999. Delegate general assembly United Presbyterian Church (United States of America), Phoenix, 1984.

Member American Psychological Association, American Association Pastoral Counselors (certified), Association Mental Health Clergy (certified chaplain, secretary 1996-1998), Association Professional Chaplains (board certified chaplain), New York State Chaplains' Association (vice president 1995-1997), New York State Association Protestant Chaplains, Psychological Association North-East New York, Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association.


  • Other Interests

    Folk music, sailboat racing.


Leland David Cutting

Beth B. (Evans) Cutting