CHARLES A MAXFIELD
215-896-0196 (cell)
215-393-3637 (fax)
724 Derstine Ave.
Lansdale, PA 19446
e-mail: chuckmaxfield@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE: Seminary or college level teaching position in the areas of history and/or religion

QUALIFICATIONS: College level history professor ten years; ordained minister forty years; published author and lecturer

EDUCATION
Ph.D. Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, 1995
Th.M. Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, 1991
M.Div. Lancaster Theological Seminary, 1970
B.A. Pennsylvania State University, 1966.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: UNIVERSITY SETTING:
2012 Adjunct Faculty, Esperanza College, Philadelphia, PA
2009,2010 Adjunct Faculty, Eastern University, Saint David’s, PA
2008-2010 Adjunct Faculty, DeSales University, Center Valley, PA
2002-08 Adjunct Faculty, History Dept., SUNY-Cortland, Cortland, NY.
2005-06 Adjunct Faculty, Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY.
1993-94 Instructor and Teaching Assistant, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, VA.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: OTHER SETTINGS:
2010-present Instructor, Lay Ministry in the 21st Century, Tri-Penn Conferences, UCC, Wernersville, PA:
2009 Instructor, AP Academy, North Wales, PA
2005–08 Faculty member, New York School of Ministry [Alternative Theological Education], Syracuse, NY.
1997-2000 Chair of Lay Studies Committee, Iroquois Association, American Baptist Churches.
1997, 1999 Hartwick Seminary Summer Institute of Theology (Lutheran Lay Ministry Program), Oneonta, NY
1995-2004 Director of Studies, Lay Ministry Program, New York Conference, UCC.
1980-86 Director of Lay Ministry Training for Missouri Valley Association of North Dakota Conference.
1980-82 Adjunct faculty and T.E.E. Instructor, Cook College and Theological School

1978-83 and 1995 Supervised seminary students

1970-present As Pastor taught every age level, Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Confirmation Class, Adult Study Groups, Teacher Training, etc.

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EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT EXPERIENCE:
2000 Prepared educational design for Eagle Butte Learning Center, Eagle Butte, SD
1984 Consultant to Council for American Indian Ministries (UCC), trained lay leaders to teach UCC Polity course.

Th.M. PROJECT: "The Presbyterian and Congregational Churches among the Dakota Indians."

UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT: "The Creation of the United Church of Christ in North Dakota"

DISSERTATION: The "Reflex Influence" of Missions: The Domestic Operations of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 1810-1850.

PASTORAL EXPERIENCE:
2011-- Pastor, Saint Pauls United Church of Christ, Fort Washington, PA
2009-2011 Interim Pastor, Trinity Christian UCC, Skippack, PA
2009 Interim Pastor, St James UCC, Havertown, PA
2008-2009 Stated Supply preacher, East Vincent and Royersford UCC, PA
2008 Interim Executive Director of Cortland County Council of Churches and Protestant Campus Minister SUNY-Cortland, Cortland, NY
2006–07 Stated Supply preacher, Coventryville Congregational Church, UCC, Coventry, NY
1996-2001 Co-pastor, United Community Church, Cortland, N. Y.
1995-96 Interim Pastor, Norwich United Church of Christ, Norwich, NY
1989-90 Interim Pastor, First Union Church, Williston, ND
1986-89 Pastor, Memorial Congregational Church, Parshall, ND
1980-86 Pastor-Coordinator, Sioux Parish (Flasher, Carson, Solen, Shields, Ft. Yates, ND)
1977-80 Minister of Education, Christ Church United in Lowell [MA]
1973-77 Pastor, United Church of Madrid [NY]
1970-73 Pastor, Union Congregational Church, York Beach, ME

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
American Society of Church History, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Evangelical and Reformed Historical Society, Congregational Christian Historical Society

REFERENCES

Sally Dries
Director, Lay Ministry in the 21st Century
1724 Dornsife Mountain Road
Sunbury, PA 17801
570-286-7090; salann@ptd,net

Stephen Myers
Humanities Department, Dooling 103, DeSales University; 2755 Station Rd.
Center Valley, PA 18034
610-282-1387; Stephen.Myers@desales.edu

Robert Price
History Department, Eastern University, 1300 Eagle Road
St David’s, PA 19087
610-225-5074; rprice@eastern.edu

Erik J. Bitterbaum
President, Miller Building, SUNY-Cortland, P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045
607-753-2201; bitterbaume@cortland.edu

Samuel L. Kelley
Dowd Fine Arts Building, SUNY-Cortland, P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045
607-753-4104; kelleys@cortland.edu

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