Rev. Dr. Nancy Young, appointed as Interim Pastor at The First Presbyterian Church of Iselin NJ

By: First Presbyterian Church of Iselin
ISELIN, N.J. - Oct. 26, 2016 - PRLog -- The First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, Iselin, New Jersey, located at 1295 Oak Tree Road, Iselin, New Jersey, has announced the appointment of Interim Pastor, Rev. Dr. Nancy Young.

Dr. Young received her Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and her Doctor of Ministry from McCormick Theological Seminary. She also holds a Master of Music in vocal music from the University of Maryland.  She is an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and has served churches in Fargo, North Dakota and Midland, Michigan and served on the national General Assembly Mission Council staff at the Presbyterian Center in Louisville, KY, as the Coordinator for Women's Leadership Development and Racial-Ethnic Schools and Colleges. She is also an oblate of Our Lady of Grace, a Benedictine community in Indianapolis, and serves Newton Presbytery on the Committee for Preparation and on the Board of Trustees.

"Our congregation welcomes the opportunity to not only worship with, but learn from Nancy," said Betsy Christensen, Clerk of Session for The First Presbyterian Church of Iselin.

Dr. Young has training as a coach for pastors, and has served as the transitional pastor at the First Presbyterian Church of Franklin, NJ and at the Wharton Community Church in Wharton, NJ.

"I look forward to serving as a mentor, and helping the congregation with its mission and vision as they work toward defining a strong, positive worship experience that serves not only their congregation, but their surrounding community," said Dr. Young.

She is married to the Rev. David E. Young, who is the pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Newton. Nancy and David are the parents of three adult children: Adam, Micah and Molly.

About The First Presbyterian Church of Iselin:

The First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, a member of the Presbytery of Elizabeth family of churches, is located at 1295 Oak Tree Road, Iselin, NJ 08830, is a culturally diverse church that welcomes all to worship every Sunday at 10:30 am.   For more information, please contact the church office at (732) 283-1188 or email  Our website is; Like us on Facebook and follow on Twitter @FPresIselinNJ.

About The Presbytery of Elizabeth:

The Presbytery of Elizabeth, a part of the Presbyterian Church USA and one of the twenty-two presbyteries that make up the Synod of the Northeast. One of seven presbyteries in New Jersey, the Presbytery of the Elizabeth serves 45 congregations in Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties. Presbytery meetings are held in January, March, May, June, September, and November.  For more information, visit

About Presbyterian Church (USA)

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has over 10,000 congregations which are organized into 172 presbyteries (district governing bodies) and 16 synods (regional governing bodies).  The Presbyterian Church (USA), or PC(USA), is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination in the United States. A part of the Reformed tradition, it is the largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States.  For more information, visit

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