Christine V. Blackford joined us as our called pastor on January 2004. Chris graduated May 2003 and was ordained on January 31, 2004 at Eastminster Presbyterian Church. On May 17, 2003 Chris graduated from Lancaster Theological Seminary receiving a Master of Divinity degree. She also received the Rev. Thomas W. Rhoads award for excellence in Biblical Interpretation in the Old Testament. Chris has been a member of Eastminster Presbyterian Church for twenty-two years where she has undertaken every position except deacon and usher.
Chris and her husband reside in York. They have 3 children and 2 grandchildren.