The Rev. William A. Middleton, Pastor
Prior to coming to Boehm’s Church as the called pastor in September, 2012, Pastor Bill served and worked with several Philadelphia-area churches. Most recently he completed a call as the Interim Pastor at Salem UCC in Doylestown, PA. Previously, he was an associate pastor for St. Luke’s UCC in Philadelphia for thirteen years. He also served as the Ministry Chair for the Philadelphia Association of the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference.
Pastor Bill received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania. He also earned a MSed (in psychological services/counseling psychology) from Penn's Graduate School of Education. His M.Div. degree is from Princeton Theological Seminary. He holds certification as a marital and family therapist through the post-graduate program at the Council for Relationships in Philadelphia. He has also done graduate studies at Temple University and the Danielsen Institute (at Boston University) focused on the integration of psychology and theology. In addition to his pastoral ministry, Pastor Bill has worked in a variety of community mental health and educational settings over the twenty years prior to his coming to Boehm’s Church.
Pastor Bill and his spouse, Dr. Loice Swisher, have an adult daughter, Victoria “Tori” Middleton. They also have a former foster son, David Fitzgerald, who is married and has two young children (Pastor Bill’s and Loice’s godchildren).