Church of the Village Ministers in Residence

Rev. Dr. Arthur L. Pressley is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Religion at the Theological School and Graduate Studies, Drew University, Madison, NJ. Professor Pressley’s teaching and research center on cross-cultural studies focusing on culture and personality, pastoral care and counseling, and psychology of trauma and recovery.


Rev. Dr. Althea Spencer Miller is currently Assistant Professor of New Testament Studies at Drew Theological School. She was ordained a Presbyter in the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas in 1994 after graduating from the United Theological College of the West Indies and the University of the West Indies. She received a Th.M and Ph.D from Candler School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University respectively.  


Rev. Jan F. Selby, BA, STM & MSSW, has been on location as an Ordained Elder in the New England Conference and an active member, formerly of the Metropolitan Duane and now The United Methodist Church of the Village, since 1968. His focus continues to be on pastoral counseling.


Rev. Dr. Gerald C. Liu is an ordained Elder in the Mississippi United Methodist Annual Conference and Assistant Professor of Worship and Preaching at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ. Born in Jackson, Mississippi, he is a son of culturally Buddhist immigrants from Taiwan.