Meet the Moderator
Heath K. Rada is the Moderator of the 221st General Assembly (2014) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He is a retired executive of the American Red Cross and a former president of the Presbyterian School of Christian Education (now Union Presbyterian Seminary) in Richmond. As an active church member, Dr. Rada has served in numerous capacities on the local, presbytery, and national levels of the PC(USA). Currently he serves on the boards of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, the Montreat Conference Center, and the Presbyterian Homes of North Carolina. Read more.
Schedule a visit by the Moderator
Interested in Heath coming to an event?
- Fill out the request form.
- Send the completed form to:
- your synod
- Angela Stevens (Office of the General Assembly)
100 Witherspoon St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Synods have been asked to develop itineration within their bounds for the Moderator. Sharing this form with your synod will inform them that you have requested a visit so that they might include your visit in the plans.
Religion for Life interview
Religion for Life interviewed the Moderator and his wife, Peggy, on October 6th, 2014. The interviewed aired on WETS-FM in Johnson city, Tennessee and will be available to download via podcast on October 16, 2014.
News & Statements
January 10, 2015
It is with deep sadness that we call on members and friends of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to pray for the Reverend Syngman Rhee, Moderator of the 212th General Assembly (2000). The denominational and ecumenical leader is battling an aggressive form of cancer, and his family reports that he is being moved to hospice care.
Rhee was the first Asian American to serve as GA Moderator, was a national staff leader, and was president of the National Council of Churches from 1992 to 1993. We surround him, his wife, Haesun; and his children, Anna, Peter, and Mina; in ...
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