Leigh 2016  Rev. Leigh McCaffrey was born in Burlington, Vermont and was confirmed and ordained in the First Congregational Church of Burlington. Leigh attended St. Michael’s College, graduating magna cum laude in Elementary Education. After working as a Christian Educator  in Connecticut, she received a call to ministry that led her to Andover Newton Theological School in Boston, Massachusetts, where she graduated cum laude with a specialization in Liberation Theology, and was a student intern and gospel choir member at United Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain. She was the 1988 winner of the Koinonia Preaching Prize.  

Pastor Leigh has served churches in New Hampshire, Connecticut, Kansas, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Florida, both as an interim and a settled pastor. She has also been adjunct faculty at Yale Divinity School in church polity and practical theology. Leigh has served on many  Church and Ministry and new church development committees. She worked as a staff organizer and primary leader with community organizing efforts in Connecticut and Miami. 

A participant in the "gig economy", Leigh is currently employed part-time as the clerk to the New York Conference School of Ministry, and as the MESA Coordinator (human resources) at the Florida Conference UCC, as well as serving our church. 

Leigh and her partner Susan Monaco live in Deltona. They enjoy time with their families;  Hannah and Brad Provost and Sara McCaffrey as well as the grandchildren; Aiyanna Bryan and Athena and Sue’s many brothers and sisters. 

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