The Rev. Dr. Sterling Morse, Leadership Council, National Capital Presbytery, Teaching Elder, Transitional Pastor at Church of the Redeemer, Presbyterian, Washington, D.C.,. I served as the coordinator for African American Intercultural Congregational Support; Intercultural/Cross Cultural Ministries and Congregational Support for the Presbyterian Mission Agency, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). I served as the pastor of Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church in Washington D.C., as the Associate for Mission with National Capital Presbytery; and previously as pastor of Hope Presbyterian Church in Detroit, MI, and Congruity Presbyterian Church, Sumter, SC. I served as moderator of National Capital Presbytery, 2001, and the former Presbytery of Atlantic (an all-Black Presbytery prior to reunion) 1984.
A native of Chester, Pennsylvania, I matriculated at Cheyney University (PA), earning a B.A. in Political Science, the Master of Divinity from Johnson C. Smith Seminary at the Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, GA, and the Doctor of Ministry from the Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Detroit, MI. I have done extensive work in anti-racism training, cultural proficiency, coalition building, ecumenical and interfaith partnerships, and Myers-Briggs personality work. Sterling is married to Patricia Petty Morse, an attorney, and they have four children and twin grandsons.