Rev. Ellie Cowherd

Rev. Ellie Cowherd

Rev. Ellie Cowherd

Consulant for Congregational Life

The Rev. Eloise A. Cowherd (Ellie), graduated from Grove City College (BA) and Princeton Theological Seminary (Mdiv). She has been in the Presbytery of West Jersey since 1970, serving several churches, on many Presbytery committees as a member or chair and as Moderator of the Presbytery. She also served as Manager of Pastoral Care at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mt. Holly for 19 years.

As one of Presbytery’s Consultants for Congregational Life, she provides support, consultative services, resources, leadership training, and coaching to the congregations of the presbytery, with particular attention to struggling churches of the Presbytery.  She develops and implements services and programs that encourage initiatives and strategies for congregational health.

Ellie lives in Southampton.  She loves, Chopin, Cezanne, London, Paris, and Florence, cetaceans (whales and dolphins), house floor plans, and many other things, including Presbyterian congregations.


1701 Sycamore Street, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035