E. Bruce Harvey, Jr.

Coordinator of Christian Education

Bruce has served as the Coordinator of Christian Education since June, 1997. Bruce has been the Director of Christian Education in Richmond, KY, DCE in Bristol, VA, and the Director of Children & Youth in Athens, GA. He became a Certified Christian Educator in 1981 and an elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA) in 1996.

Bruce received a BA degree in American history from Washington & Lee University in 1977 and a MA degree in Christian Education from the Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, VA in 1979.

He has served on a numerous presbytery committees in all four presbyteries where he has been an educator. He has directed or co-directed two Montreat Conferences on Christian Education and Youth in Montreat, North Carolina. In 2008, he served on the Christian Education Task Force for Union Presbyterian Seminary, has served on the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators Cabinet, and will begin serving on the UPSem board in 2016.

Bruce is married to Bridget Harvey. They are the parents of three children: Kelly (lived for 8 months); Bryan, a high school teacher, married to Gillian, who is also a high school teacher; and Brittany, married to Russ. Brittany and Russ are the parents of Bruce’s first grandson, Oliver, born in January 2015. Bruce enjoys reading biographies, jogging, hiking, and golf.

You may contact Bruce through the church office, (540) 373-7057, or email him.