Pastor Bio

The Rev. Dr.  Jeffrey (Jeff) G. Guild

Jeff was ordained a minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA) in 1978. He pastored churches in Florida, Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey and in 1981 entered the United States Air Force where he served as a chaplain for 28 years. After retiring from the Air Force in the rank of colonel, he served as the pastor of Bayshore Presbyterian Church, Tampa, Florida, and First Presbyterian Church of Port Richey, Florida. 

Jeff is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University (BA in psychology), Princeton Theological Seminary (Masters of Divinity), and Oblate School of Theology (Doctor of Ministry). He completed the Clinical Pastoral Education programs in the Department of Health and Human Services at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, (Intern) Washington, D.C. and at Wilford Hall Regional Air Force Medical Center (Resident, Supervisor-in-training) Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. His hobbies include kayaking and woodworking. He is married to the former Gail A. Semkow of Flemington, N.J. and they have three adult children