Welcome Reverend Peter!

First Congregational Church of Hanover Welcomes New Minister

The First Congregational Church of Hanover, UCC, announces the selection of the Reverend Peter Johnston as its new minister. Reverend Johnston grew up in the church, the son and Godson of UCC ministers. Before completing his studies and attaining a Master of Divinity degree from Boston University School of Theology, Reverend Johnston served many churches as a leader over the past twenty-five years.

Reverend Johnston brings a wealth of specialized experience to the First Congregational Church. Among his past positions have been Minister of Music, Minister to Children and Youth, Senior Congregational Administrator, Director of Youth and Worship Arts, and Leadership Development Coordinator for the historic Massachusetts Conference, United Church of Christ. He most recently served as pastor at First Church of Monson, Congregational, UCC, Monson, Mass. He was ordained by the Pilgrim Association at his home church, Quincy Point Congregational, UCC.

Reverend Johnston’s first Sunday in the pulpit will be November 21. The First Congregational Church, located at 547 Hanover Street, welcomes all to join him in worship.