Rev. Dr. Brewster H. (Budge) Gere as our Bridge Interim Pastor. Rev. Gere has served churches as associate pastor, senior pastor, head of staff, executive pastor and director of resident ministers, from Ann Arbor to Seattle to Missouri and back. His Master and Doctorate of Ministry degrees are from Princeton Theological Seminary, where he continued his engagement with his love for ice hockey, as JV coach there. Anne, Budge’s wife of 49 years, is an English professor at the University of Michigan. They have three children; two live in Ann Arbor and one lives in New Jersey.

Rev. Gere will lead us in this “bridge” period between longer-term interim pastors.