CROMWELL, CT (February 16, 2011) – A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday for David Peterson, 83, an Evangelical Covenant Church retired pastor who died this morning. The service will be at Hilltop Covenant Church in Cromwell.
Peterson was born April 11, 1927, in Worcester, Massachusetts. He earned an associate’s degree at North Park Junior College and a Bachelor of Arts in political science at Clark University. He graduated from North Park Theological Seminary and was ordained in 1955.
He married his wife, Nancy, on January 1, 1954. Peterson served Covenant churches in Traverse City and Ishpeming, Michigan; Bronx, New York; Plainville, Connecticut, and Orlando, Florida. He was an advocate for women in ministry and remains the only man to have served on the Covenant Women’s Board.
Memorial donations may be made to the CVOC Benevolent Care Fund, 52 Missionary Road, Cromwell, CT, 06416.
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