Ordained in 1982, Jeff Clayton received the call to become pastor of Southminster Presbyterian Church on December 12, 1999. Pastor Clayton has diverse experience in pastoral ministry, including small church ministry, university ministry, as well as several positions in larger metropolitan areas. He received his B.A. from Duke University and his M.Div. from Yale Divinity School. He has also studied at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland. Pastor Clayton indicates that attention to beautiful and relevant worship of God, mission to fulfill Christ’s call to love our neighbors, and nurturing a compassionate, welcoming, dynamic common ministry are some of his priorities in ministry.