Friedrich, Robert E. ,Jr.


Robert Friedrish, Jr. is President of The Ekklesia Institute.

Per the organization's website, The Reverend Dr. Robert E. Friedrich, Jr. has pastored both Presbyterian and Episcopal churches for 34 years. His book Discerning Your Congregation’s Future was published in 1996, and he has worked with churches and non-profits in strategic planning, effective ministry, and human relations.

Dr. Friedrich received his BA from Houghton College, Certificate in Anglican Studies from General Theological Seminary, and his M.Div. and D. Min. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

In addition to consulting he as been ordained since 1973 and has served Presbyterian, Congregational, and Episcopal churches since then, including 9 years as a certified Interim Minister.

In 2006, Friedrich earned the coveted Professional Transition Specialist designation.

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