Pastors

Rev. Deborah Dail and Rev. Boone Clayton

Senior Pastor Deborah Dail

Email me: ddail@denbighunitedpres.org

It is a joy and privilege to serve as the Pastor of Denbigh United Presbyterian Church.  Prior to coming to DUPC in the summer of 2002, I served as the pastor of Elkton Presbyterian Church in Elkton, VA for 11 years and worked on the staff of the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia for 9 months. I am a graduate of Queens University in Charlotte, NC and of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. My husband, Dan, is a civilian employee with the U.S. Army at Ft. Eustis. We have two adult children, Austin and Cameron.

I pray that as we worship, study, fellowship, and serve together we will share God’s love in word and deed. It is my prayer that as we are gathered and as we are scattered throughout the week to our respective places of work, school, home, and community we will honor God with our lives.

Associate Pastor Boone Clayton

Email me: bclayton@denbighunitedpres.org

Rev. Boone Clayton came to Denbigh United in the summer of 2018. Growing up in northern Virginia, he went on to earn his undergraduate degree in Sewanee, Tennessee at the University of the South. He got his Master of Divinity at Princeton Theological Seminary and a Master of Social Work at Rutgers University before accepting his first call as a solo pastor in Georgia. When his wife, Julie, finished her doctorate in psychology and took a commission in the U.S. Army, Pastor Boone had the opportunity to spend time with the Methodists as an associate pastor in Kansas. He has two wonderful children that never stop reminding him of all the amazing things God gives us every day.

“There has always been a sense inside me of something ‘other,’ a higher power, creator, that which we call God. In being open to that and exploring that, I developed a relationship with God through Jesus. It is the product of study, prayer, contemplation, and community…a desire to match the world around me with the world God calls us to be.”

Favorite Bible passages: Micah 6:6-8 and Luke 2