Rev. Clinton Randall was born and raised in Michigan. He attended Hope College in Holland, MI, where he received a B.A. in Psychology and Political Science. While attending Hope College, Clinton met Jessica, his spouse of fifteen years. Clinton has worked extensively in the mental health field, supporting adults recovering from severe mental illness, and youth recovering from alcohol and drug addictions. Clinton and Jessica moved to Louisville, KY in 2004 where Clinton attended Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, earning his Master of Divinity degree.
Following graduation from seminary, he began working as a Chaplain Resident at University of Louisville Hospital, a Level I trauma center, in the heart of downtown, completing numerous units of Clinical Pastoral Education. Following the completion of his residency, Clinton was able to continue his work part time as a chaplain at the hospital, as well as his work with youth at the Lighthouse Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Recovery Center.
In 2011 Clinton accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Unity Presbyterian Church in Newton Grove, NC, and was ordained as a Teaching Elder on August 21, 2011. Living in Eastern North Carolina, Clinton and Jessica spent many summer Saturdays at the coast, and Clinton has learned the art of Eastern NC pork bbq. During his time at Unity Presbyterian Church, Clinton found great joy in building relationships with church members as well as with individuals in the community at large. He looks forward to the same opportunity at Hickory Street and in Scranton.
Clinton has a passion for relationship building, pastoral care, and mission. He enjoys linking the study of scripture and theology with current events and exploring ways to live the Christian faith in everyday life. Jessica and Clinton have several nieces and nephews that they enjoy tremendously, and are kept busy tending to their loveable Boston Terriers. If you would like additional information about Clinton you can visit his website by clicking here.