Plymouth Staff

The Rev. Dr. John A. Terry

Interim Pastor


The Rev. Dr. Terry was ordained in the United Church of Christ at his home town of Cleveland, Ohio, in 1970. He has served churches in New York, Cleveland, Atlanta and New Hampshire and Cape Cod. He comes here after serving as the Interim Pastor of First Church in Sandwich, Massachusetts.

His wife Elise is the office administrator at Champ Homes in Hyannis, a housing ministry related to the United Church of Christ.  They have two sons and four grandchildren.

John is a graduate of Defiance College, Andover Newton Theological School and New York Theological Seminary. He enjoys golf, gardening, reading, hiking and hanging out at home with the family and their White West Highland Terriers. He has serves on the Board of Champ House, Cape Cod Habitat for Humanity, the Grace Veterans’ Center and other agencies that deal with housing, poverty and recovery.

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