Rev. Jason Elder

I am the minister of The Reformed Church of Poughkeepsie, New York. I have served as President of Classis Mid-Hudson of the Reformed Church in America and I serve with an amazing selection of gifted colleagues.
I am a southern guy, born in Mississippi and raised by hard-working parents, in a small town. There was a lot of love. I grew up eating food that was so good it made you moan when you bit into it!
I became a Christian through the loving efforts of a local church that cared for me and my family when we needed it the most. My church taught me the gospel and that’s when I realized I needed food for my soul. 
As a teenager, I sensed a call to ministry, which has led me to adventures across the world and studies in Marin County, California for an MDIv and Memphis, TN to start a church from scratch (hi there 
I love helping people reconnect with their faith and normalizing talk about God. Life is so much better when we live authentically!
This website is dedicated to bible study, creative writing, and sharing sermon ideas from the Revised Common Lectionary.  Pull up a chair and belly up!