Rev. Dr. Jim Gray


  • B.A. Williams College (1976)
  • M. Div. Princeton Theological Seminary (1980)
  • D. Min. Bangor Theological Seminary (Hanover N.H. campus) (1994)

Clinical Pastoral Education Quarter

  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital (Brownsville, VT team) (1987)
  • Univ. of Edinburgh, Scotland – Visiting Fellow  (1981)
  • Harvard Univ. Cambridge, MA – Visiting “Merrill” Fellow (1990)

Community Involvement

  • Vermont Ecumenical Council (co-author of Statement on Immigration and author of corresponding bible study)
  • The Interfaith Council of the Northshire (co-founder and president several  times)
  • P.F.L.A.G. (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) (co-founder of chapter)
  • Habitat For Humanity (president of the Bennington Area chapter (2000-  2001)
  • Bd. of Directors for “Right Track Foundation” (currently)
  • Soccer Coach for the Dorset Middle School boys (11 years)
  • Faith and Nature Camp (co-founder and coordinator)

U.C.C. Involvement

  • General Synod Delegate (3 synods)
  • President and Vice President of the Vermont Conference. (2002-2003)
  • Conference Search Committee (N.H. Conference Minister of Youth and Education -1990
  • Chair of the Southwest Assoc. Committee of Church and Ministry (currently)

Special Interests and Hobbies

Carpentry, biking, hiking, skiing, running, canoeing, family time, reading, and writing.