Head of Staff Peter Henry joined DCPC in 2019 from Grosse Pointe Memorial Church located in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan. Peter served as the head of staff of this 1,200 member PCUSA congregation since 2007. Prior to Grosse Pointe Memorial, Peter served as Associate Pastor for Youth at Myers Park Presbyterian (Charlotte, NC).
Peter earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois in 1992. He also holds a master's degree of divinity, a master's of theology and homiletics, and a Ph.D. in practical theory – homiletics from Princeton Theological Seminary.
Peter is married to Shawn Samuelson Henry, a teacher, published playwright, and short story author. They have 3 children. Peter enjoys spending time with his wife and children during his time off as well as physical activities and exercise.