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Paul Griswold Macy, American clergyman. Fellowship of Reconciliation, Midwest region 1955-1957; Member Beta Theta Pi.; Mason (32°).


Macy, Paul Griswold was born on August 24, 1888 in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. Son of Review Herbert and Nellie (Griswold) Macy.


Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1911. Bachelor of Divinity, Hartford (Connecticut) Theological Seminary, 1914. Doctor of Divinity, Marietta (Ohio) College.


Sydna Laei (deceased), Eliot Eldridge. Ordained to ministry of Congregational Church, 1914. Pastor First Congressional Company, Ipswich, Massachusetts, 1914-1918, Eliot Congressional Church, Boston, 1918-1921, Hyde Park Church, Chicago, 1921-1924, Washington Church, Toledo, O., 1924-1932, Plymouth, Plymouth-Piedmont and Chestnut St. churches, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1932-1937.

Regional director Debt of Honor Campaign, Congressional Church of Southern New England, 1937-1938, New England, 1938-1939. Secretary education and promotion, American Office of World Council of Churches, 1939-1945. Director midwest region, World Council of Churches, also director of ecumenical education International Council Religious Education, Chicago, 1945-1948.

Editor World Council Courier, 1941-1948. Executive secretary Evanston (Illinois) Council Churches, 1949. Charles Henry Brent lecturer on church unity, visiting professor theological schools, 1950-1952.

Interim minister First Baptist Church, Evanston, 1953. Director Committee 100 2d Assembly World Council Churches, 1953-1954. Executive secretary.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Story of the World Council of Churches, 1943. Who Follows in Their Train?, 1945. Ecumenical Bibliography, 1945.Official Report, 2d World Conference of.


Fellowship of Reconciliation, Midwest region 1955-1957. Member Beta Theta Pi. Mason (32°).


Married Mary Edna Eldridge, August 12, 1914. Children: Nina Ruth.

Review Herbert Macy

Nellie (Griswold) Macy

Mary Edna Eldridge

Nina Ruth Macy