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Home Staff, Committees and Boards The Rev. Dr. Eileen W. Lindner, Senior Pastor

The Rev. Dr. Eileen W. Lindner, Senior Pastor

Rev. Dr. Eileen W. Lindner
Senior Pastor of The Presbyterian Church at Tenafly
55 Magnolia Avenue
Tenafly, NJ 07670
Tel: 201-567-0111
Fax: 201-567-0529
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The Reverend Dr. Eileen W. Lindner is Senior Pastor, Presbyterian Church at Tenafly and a Presbyterian Minister of Word and Sacrament. She has served pastorates in Illinois, New York and New Jersey. A graduate of Waynesburg College in Pennsylvania, she holds masters degrees from Aurora University (counseling psychology), McCormick Theological Seminary (theology), and the PhD degree from Union Theological Seminary, New York.

Rev. Lindner has had a diverse career in service to the church. In addition to serving in the parish ministry she was an overseas mission associate for the Presbyterian Church USA in Egypt and Lebanon assigned to the Middle East Council of Churches. In the mid 1970s she served the White House in the area of child welfare policy and has taught at the nation’s leading seminaries. Most notably she was Deputy General Secretary of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA for many years where her duties included a variety of national and international ministries including child advocacy, research studies and planning. As Editor of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches since 1998, she has compiled and analyzed the most extensive database of national denominations available in this country. She serves as Dean of the Chapel at the Children’s Defense Fund’s Annual Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry.



Come to church this Sunday at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Dr. Linder will preach “Betting the Ranch.” Coffee Hour after worship will be in the circular driveway except in the case of rain.

 NOTE REMINDER: for those who signed up for the tour of St. John the Divine - We will meet at 1:15 to form carpools.

REMEMBER:  July 30: Nitekirk 2: ‘Transitions’ – an event for all ages 7-9pm

Our youth members will be creating a very special evening at PCAT focusing on the theme of “Transitions.” Prayer installations around the sanctuary, church house and chapel will allow us to go deeper with God and to think about how change is a part of all of our lives, and God’s plan for us. We’ll begin in the sanctuary at 7:00 p.m.

A Nitekirk is…

Reflection spaces

A space of stillness.

A space to contemplate, meditate, pray – with silence, music, poetry, art

An open space to listen for your own experience of the sacred.

It is a place to be still in a fast moving world.