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educator , Minister , writer , poet

Richard Stoll Armstrong, American Minister, educator, writer, poet. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1958.


Armstrong, Richard Stoll was born on March 29, 1924 in Baltimore. Son of Herbert Eustace and Elsie Davis (Stoll) Armstrong.


Bachelor, Princeton University, 1947;Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1958;Doctor of Ministry, Christian Theological Seminary-Indianapolis, 1978;doctoral, Temple University, 1962-1968.


Pastor, Oak Lane Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, 1958-1968;director development, Princeton (New Jersey) Theological Seminary, 1968-1971;vice president development, Princeton (New Jersey) Theological Seminary, 1971-1974;professor ministry and evangelism, Princeton (New Jersey) Theological Seminary, 1980-1990;professor emeritus, Princeton (New Jersey) Theological Seminary, since 1990;pastor, 2d Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, 1974-1980. Life trustee Fellowship Christian Athletes, Inc., Kansas City, Missoury, since 1979. Member church ministers advisory board Christian Theological Seminary, 1975-1980.

Board directors National Conference Christians and Jews, Indiana, 1975-1980, Indiana Inter-Religious Commision on Human Equality, 1975-1980.


  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1958.



Board of directors Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, 1978-1980. Trustee emeritus American Boychoir School, since 1980. Trustee McDonogh School, Maryland., 1980-1990.

Member of advisory committee, division for contextual ministry Vista U., South Africa. Member National Coun.Presbyn. Men, since 1995; Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1942-1946.

Member Presbytery of New Brunswick (vice president), Academy for Evangelism Theological Education (president 1989-1991, Journal editor 1991-1997, Charles Grandison Finney award 1997), Presbyterian Writers' Guild, Poetry Society American, Gallup International Institute, Philadelphia A's History Society.


Married Margaret Childs, January 31, 1948. Children: Ellen, Richard, Andrew, William, Elsie.

Herbert Eustace Armstrong

Elsie Davis (Stoll) Armstrong

Margaret Childs

Ellen Armstrong

Richard Armstrong

Andrew Armstrong

William Armstrong

Elsie Armstrong