The Franklin Federated Church is thrilled to announce that the Reverend Doreen Cullen Oughton was confirmed as our new pastor by a congregational vote on August 7, 2022. She will begin her ministry at our church on September 26, and her first worship service will be on Sunday, October 2nd at 10 AM.
The Reverend Doreen Oughton has an M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University and earned her Master of Divinity from Andover Newton Theological School. She is an experienced pastor who has served as a solo, fulltime pastor for over twelve years. Prior to her ministry, she worked for many years as a therapist in addictions treatment. She is the current chair of the UCC Central Association Committee on Ministry and has served on the Board of Directors and Restorative Justice Committee. She has also been actively involved in the NAACP for many years and is a certified Racial Justice Facilitator.
We are excited to call a pastor with such a wealth of experience and a soulful energy and enthusiasm for the work of the church.
All in the community are welcome to attend Rev. Oughton's first service on October 2 beginning at 10 AM. Fellowship with light refreshments will follow the service.
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