BATON ROUGE — South Louisiana Presbytery placed an ad seeking a general presbyter who, like a “Gumbo Chef,” might marry the rich, diverse flavors of their culture and theology in a unique situation. That understatement was spiced up with a bold promise that God’s blessings and opportunities await such a person. The Rev. Dr. Alan D. Cutter entered the kitchen on July 1 eager to see God’s blessings and opportunities continue to unfold for the region.
The Rev. Dr. Alan D. Cutter entered the kitchen on July 1 eager to see God’s blessings and opportunities continue to unfold for the region, and especially for the Reformed witness that the Presbyterian Church (USA) can offer.
Cutter is charged with the administrative and spiritual nurture of a presbytery where half of the congregations suffered devestation or damage from two hurricanes and a flood nearly a year ago. Communities are exhausted. No one escaped the trauma from needing help, giving help or both. Hope glimmers with each new prayer, volunteer or dollar offered toward recovery. Cutter says thank you and please keep them all coming. So what kind of person would answer the call to such a place and time? Read the full article from the Presbyterian Sun.