Our District Superintendent the Rev. Dr. Charles W. Salisbury has informed us that he has assigned Harry R. “Ron” Swift, Esquire, Certified Lay Minister, to be our Pastor.
Please welcome to Emanuel Pastor Ron Swift.
Pastor Swift holds a Masters in Theology from the Ecumenical Institute of Saint Mary’s Seminary and University in Baltimore, Maryland. Ron received training as a lay caregiver at the Center for Loss and Life Transition under the direction of Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt and participated as a volunteer in the educational program offered by Olivia’s House in York, Pennsylvania for children and teens and their parents suffering the grief and loss resulting from the death of a loved one. Ron also attended trainings offered by Dr. Larry Crabb through the School of Spiritual Direction. Ron has acted as a retreat organizer, camp dean and teacher at both the local church and conference levels. Ron and his wife, Carol, reside in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania.