Rev. Rob McClellan was born and raised in the Midwest. Rob grew up in the Presbyterian church and also had formative spiritual experiences at a large YMCA camp. Prior to coming to Westminster, he served as a solo pastor in a smaller urban congregation and an associate pastor in a large suburban congregation, both in the Philadelphia area. He has worked with youth, college students and has participated in a number of interfaith programs.
Rob has a passion for the environment, outdoor ministry, and is drawn to Celtic Christianity. In his doctoral work and ministry, Rob has explored pilgrimage as a spiritual practice and has been both a pilgrimage participant and leader.
Rob has a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa, an M.A. in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, an M.A. in Rhetoric from the University of Wisconsin, an MDiv. from Columbia Theological Seminary (Decatur, GA) and a DMin. from San Francisco Theological Seminary. In his free time, Rob enjoys spending time outdoors, music (listening and playing), reading, writing, and being with my family. He is married to Sherri Hausser, also an ordained Presbyterian minister. Together, they have a son, Liam, born in 2012.