Rev. Maurice G. Mitchell

Pastoral Care 


Maurice was raised on a family farm in southeastern Ohio. He attended Ohio University, Athens, where he earned a BS in Ed.  He graduated from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary with a MDiv degree.

Maurice and his wife, Debbie, have been married 42 years and have three children; Christy – a Presbyterian pastor, Audra, and Nicholas.  Audra has two teenage sons.

Maurice served three Presbyterian churches in his 42-year ministry.  He first served as Pastor of the Van Buren Presbyterian Church, Van Buren, Ohio, for 8 years.  He then served the First Presbyterian Church, Caldwell, Ohio, for 8½ years.  In 1993 he began serving the First Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, Ohio, where he served 25 years until his retirement in 2018.

Maurice has served the denomination in several ways: serving on several Presbytery committees, a Synod of the Covenant committee (served as chair for three years), and was a delegate to the 2008 General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Maurice is now serving the Madeira-Silverwood congregation on a part-time basis as Visitation Pastor.

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