John C. Dorhauer begins work as UCC president
John C. Dorhauer began work in Cleveland on September 1 as the United Church of Christ’s general minister and president.
Dorhauer, who has served as conference minister of the UCC Southwest Conference and as a pastor in rural Missouri, is author of Beyond Resistance: The Institutional Church Meets the Postmodern World. He has a doctor of ministry degree from United Theological Seminary, where he studied white privilege and its effects on the church.
His plans include rebuilding relationships between local churches and the national church and strengthening partnerships with other faith groups and organizations, according to the UCC News.