Rev. Cheryl D. Galan is Transitional Leader of the Presbytery.
Connecting congregations and communities through life-changing encounters with Jesus Christ that bring hope and healing to our world is Cheryl’s passion and her mission. Whether in preaching, teaching, consulting with Sessions, or supporting churches in transition, crisis or conflict, Cheryl works to deepen spiritual life, cultivate relationships and build trust. As congregations and mid-councils navigate the challenges and opportunities of ever-changing contexts, Cheryl is leading the presbytery in a newly defined mission that opens space for new life, new growth, and new leaders to emerge.
Cheryl is a graduate of Princeton Theological seminary and Grove City College. As a pastor, she has served congregations in Ontario Center, NY and Topeka, KS. She also served congregations in central Pennsylvania, as a Christian Educator. Throughout her ministry, Cheryl has been active in a variety of presbytery leadership roles.
Cheryl is married to Jack Galan. Their son and daughter-in-law, Peter and Andrea live in Morrisville, NC. Their daughter and son-in-law, Lindsay and Zac, reside in Milwaukee, WI. Cheryl loves experiences in the arts and with nature. She is a certified yoga teacher and practices journaling, soul collage and digital photography.
To contact Cheryl via email: firstname.lastname@example.org