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Minister

Paul Arthur Leggett, American minister. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church (United States of America), 1971. Recipient Margot M. Studer award Montclair State College, 1984; Paul Harris fellow Rotary, 1995, Outstanding Services award Newark Presbytery 1994, 1996. President Montclair Rotary Club, 1991-1992. Member Montclair Clergy Association (president 1994-1995).

Background

Leggett, Paul Arthur was born on July 3, 1946 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph Hoyt and Jane (Stenstrom) Leggett.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Speech and Drama cum laude, Syracuse University, 1968. Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1971. Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1973.

Doctor of Philosophy, Union Theological Seminary, New York City, 1982.

Career

Interim pastor Disston Memorial Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, 1971-1972. Assistant pastor Huntington Valley (Pennsylvania) Presbyterian Church, 1972-1973. Professor theology Latin American Biblical Seminary, San Jose, Costa Rica, 1974-1980.

Pastor Grace Presbyterian Church, Montclair, since 1981. Visiting lecturer Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1979-1980, 82-83. Special consultant General Assembly Mission Council, 1980-1981.

Chairman Hispanic committee Newark Presbytery, 1982, 97-99, church and society committee, 1983-1985, moderator, 1989, 1993, 2006. Vice moderator special committee 15 Brief Statement of Faith, Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1990-1991. Adjunct professor classics and general humanities Montclair State University, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church (United States of America), 1971.

Works

Membership

President Montclair Rotary Club, 1991-1992. Member Montclair Clergy Association (president 1994-1995).

Connections

Married Beth Petrie, November 28, 1981. Children: Elisabeth, Gwendolyn, James.

father:
Joseph Hoyt Leggett

mother:
Jane (Stenstrom) Leggett

spouse:
Beth Petrie

child:
Elisabeth Leggett

child:
Gwendolyn Leggett

child:
James Leggett