The Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer is the General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ. After growing up Roman Catholic in St. Louis, Missouri, and spending eight years in a Catholic seminary, he earned his M.Div. from Eden Theological Seminary. Dorhauer was ordained a Protestant minister in 1988, and served 16 years in two local churches and 12 years on two UCC conference staffs, most recently, as Conference Minister of the Southwest Conference, and prior to that, as Associate Conference Minister in the Missouri Mid-South Conference.
Dorhauer has a Master of Divinity degree from Eden Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry degree from United Theological Seminary, where he studied white privilege and its effects on the church.