Douglas J. Tracy

 Douglas J. Tracy

Address2930 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

Associate Professor of Christian Education, retired, Ecumenical Theological Seminary

D.Min., Pittsburgh Theological Seminary,
M.Div., Pittsburgh Theological Seminary,
M.Ed., Cleveland State University,
Ed.D., Columbia University,

Born in Minnesota and raised in North Dakota, Douglas J. Tracy responded to God’s call to ministry while still in high school. Upon graduation from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, he has served Presbyterian congregations and regional governing bodies in the the midwest and in Pennsylvania. During his first pastorate, Dr. Tracy discovered his deep love for educational ministry in the church, which became the primary element of his service to Christ and the Church. His doctorate, from Columbia University in New York, focused on the foundations of Christian formation. He joined the faculty at Ecumenical Theological Seminary in 2002.

He still teaches courses in the Doctoral Program at ETS. He is married to Saundra J. Tracy, who serves as president of Alma College in Michigan. The Tracy’s have two grown children and two grandchildren.

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