Dr. Jim Gilchrist
Senior Pastor, Head of Staff
Dr. Jim Gilchrist, a native of southwestern Pennsylvania, came to Westminster in September 2006. He holds undergraduate and divinity degrees from Yale, a master’s in international affairs from Pitt, and a PhD in history and policy from Carnegie Mellon University, and has taught at Carnegie Mellon, Dickinson College, and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. His interests include Christian spiritual formation, local and international mission, religion and public life, interfaith relations, and topics in science and religion.
Jim and his wife, Gwenn, have two grown children, Jeremy and Anna. Two collections of his sermons, Morning by Morning and Vices & Virtues, are available from WPC Publishing.