Conversations with church leaders about projects that matter
Rocky Supinger talks with Patrick Heery
Patrick talks about editing Presbyterians Today, an award-winning denominational magazine, and its new online project, Reimagining The Church.
<—- Patrick David Heery is a teaching elder in the PC(USA) and editor of Presbyterians Today. Before taking on that role, he worked with the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy as the creator and managing editor of Unbound: An Interactive Journal of Christian Social Justice. Patrick earned degrees in English and Classics at Ohio University and graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary in 2011. He is an Eagle Scout, has worked as a prison and hospital chaplain, is formally trained in faith-based community organizing, leads contemplative hikes on behalf of Central Presbyterian Church in Louisville and the Sierra Club, and was formerly staff for the Ford Foundation’s Difficult Dialogues Initiative at Ohio University, where he helped facilitate constructive discussion of religion, race, and gender.
Rocky Supinger has been the associate pastor at Claremont Presbyterian Church since 2008. His primary responsibilities are for junior high and high school youth. Rocky came to Claremont with his wife Meredith from Kansas City, Missouri, where he served for three years after completing his Masters of Divinity degree at Princeton Theological Seminary. He and Meredith are graduates of Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas, and they have one daughter, Laura. He blogs and podcasts at yorocko.com. ——>