New Bern, North Carolina

Croatan Presbyterian Church

Administrative Assistant: Cathy Pike

Children's Coordinator: Kim Trudo

Music Director/Pianist: Bonny Shirk

Youth Leaders: James and Sandra Chance

Childcare Providers: Jennifer Gooch, Sandra Chance

Church Cleaner: Sylvia Williams

​Class of 2018: Nancy Zachewicz, Zan Monroe, Brandee Ridgway, James Chance

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Our Pastor

The Rev. Dr. Richard C. Boyd was ordained into the Presbyterian Church in 1970 and has served in five churches full time since. A native of Dunedin, FL, he is a graduate of Maryville College, Maryville, TN (B.A.), Union Theological Seminary in VA (M. Div. and Th. M.), and McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago (D.Min.). His pastorates have been as Associate Minister in his home church in Dunedin, FL, Pastor of Lakeview Presbyterian Church in New Orleans, Pastor for 14 years of the First Presbyterian Church in New Bern, Pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church in Beaufort, NC, and as a retired minister has served as the Stated Supply Pastor of Croatan Presbyterian Church since 2005. In addition he served as Associate Professor of Religion for the University of Mount Olive (New Bern campus) for 16 years. He is married to Susan Arrington Boyd and has two grown daughters and three grandchildren. A specialist in church revitalization, Dr. Boyd has made a career of helping churches to develop their life and mission. He and his wife are avid birders and make their home in Beaufort, NC.   

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