“Understanding and to embrace covenantal living (within a congregational system” - Rev. Jan Powell
Reverend Jan Powell is the Interim Associate Conference Minister for the New York Conference, serving the Metro Suffolk Association. Jan is a member of The Riverside Church in Manhattan where she serves on its Board and several other committees.
Born Roman Catholic, Jan’s first call to ministry was as a Franciscan nun. For 17 years she taught in schools and led church boards towards more progressive gospel expressions. While pursuing a business career in New York City, she again heard a call to ministry…this time as an ordained UCC minister. A graduate of New York University and Union Theological Seminary, Jan pastored congregations in New York and in Chicago, taught UCC polity at New York Theological Seminary and served congregations in Metro Suffolk as Search and Call Associate.
Helping congregations to understand and embrace covenantal living (within a congregational system) is Jan’s passion. She is grateful (and delighted) that our community is joining with her in that conversation.