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Our Minister

Rev. Dr. Priscilla Lawrence

​Dates of Service: August 1995 to the present

Priscilla Lawrence received her Master of Divinity degree from Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Connecticut, where she was awarded the Charles S. Mersick Prize for effective public address, especially in preaching. Priscilla completed her Clinical Pastoral Education at Massachusetts General Hospital. She was ordained by the New Haven Association of the United Church of Christ at the First Congregational Church of Fall River on July 15, 1990.

The Dane Street Congregational Church in Beverly, Massachusetts, was Priscilla’s first call to ministry as an Associate Minister. After five years at the Dane Street Church, she fell in love with a small church in Pepperell, Massachusetts, (The Community Church) and accepted the position of Minister in August 1995 to follow her calling.

Prior to attending the Yale Divinity School, Priscilla received a Master of Social Sciences degree at the University of Chicago with an emphasis on Anthropology and Psychology in 1987. She earned her Bachelor of Arts at Mount Holyoke College in 1986. She attended Lincoln School in Providence Rhode Island.

Priscilla has completed the requirements to be awarded her Doctor Of Ministry in Transformational Leadership from the Boston University School of Theology, in May 2022.

…she fell in love with a small church in Pepperell.