Dr. Stuart is well known by the seminary and its alumni/ae having served as a member of the SFTS Board of Trustees from 1997-2006, the final two years as board chair. His ministry has spanned 41 years beginning in 1968, and has included pastorates in Presbyterian churches in Connecticut, New Jersey, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Most recently, he has served as pastor of Calvary Church of San Francisco. The founder of Calvary Church, William Anderson Scott, was one of the three co-founders of the seminary when it was established in 1871.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Amherst College in Massachusetts, a Master of Divinity degree and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, a Doctor of Divinity degree from Waynesburg University in Waynesburg, Pa., and a Doctor of Divinity degree from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa.
Stuart was a member of the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Board of Directors from 1985-1995 and Board Chair from 1994-1995. He also served Pittsburgh Theological Seminary as Adjunct Faculty from 1985-1993 teaching a course on “Parish Administration and Leadership.”