The Search Committee and Presbytery of Western Reserve continues the search for a permanent Part-Time Covenant Pastor. Please keep them in your prayers.
Search Committee Announcement - Supply Pastor - November 1, 2013
Rev George Dauler has been appointed as Post Retired Covenant Pastor for Wickliffe Presbyterian Church, Wickliffe, Ohio, for a six (6) month period - starting November 1, 2013 through April 2014.
Rev. Dauler was ordained by Logansport Presbytery, July 1962, at the Remington Church where he was pastor from 1962-1964. He served as pastor of Fifth Presbyterian Church, Springfield, Illinois 1964-1966. While in Springfield, he worked with neighborhood youth and decided to seek training in social work. He enrolled in Western Reserve University School of Applied Social Science, Cleveland, Ohio and received his Masters' in Social Work. In 1967 he joined the staff of the Geauga Mental Health Clinic, Chardon, Ohio, as a psychiatric social worker. In 1969 he joined the staff of the Free Clinic of Lake County, Mentor, Ohio where he worked as a group and individual therapist, family counseling, and community education in mental health. In 1978 he was appointed Executive Director of the Free Clinic. During his term as Director the counseling service and the medical service were divided; Crossroads, the Lake County Adolescent Counseling Service and the Lake County Free Medical Clinic were formed. Rev. George continued as Director of Crossroads until 1988.
He joined the staff of Ravenwood, Geauga County Mental Health Center until 1991, when he left to become the pastor of the North Presbyterian Church, Orwell, Ohio. He served as pastor until he retired in 2001.
During all the years of working with mental health agencies, he was available to fill pulpits as needed. Some of the churches he served for extended period of time included; Immanuel Church, Cleveland; Prospect Church, Ashtabula; Mentor Presbyterian Church (now called Faith Community Church); and North Presbyterian Church, Orwell, Ohio.
Rev. George has always had an interest in theater and drama. He was part of the Geauga Lyric Theater Guild in the 1970's where he had roles in "1776", "Send Me No Flowers", "Harvey", "Fiddler on the Roof", and "Gypsy". He has developed a one man show, portraying U.S. Grant and Andrew Carnegie.
On February 28, 2014 Rev. Dauler will perform his one man show of "Ulysses S. Grant" at Wickliffe Presbyterian Church as a Parking Lot Fund Raiser. Tickets will go on sale the first of February 2014. Be sure to check back for more information, Click on Events.