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Interim Bridge Pastor: Rev. Truman E. Parker

Truman Parker was raised in White Plains, NY, the son of an RN and a UCC denominational executive. He attended Prescott College, the (then) new, experimental UCC college in Prescott, AZ. After college he worked for two years before earning his MDiv at Harvard Divinity School. He was ordained into the Christian ministry by the East Ohio Association of the UCC. He served as an assistant pastor in NE Ohio and a pastor in churches in Chicago and Cincinnati. He was the pastor of the First Congregation UCC in Mountain Home from 1994 to 2017. He is currently retired. His main interests are theological history and literature. In his spare time he writes poetry as well as short stories and novels. He is a founding member and on the editorial board of the Mountain Home Arts Council literary journal, The Whistlepig. Rev. Parker can be reached by calling the church office, 208-344-5731, ext 103 or via email.