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Rev. Dr. Margaret B. Hess

Adjunct Professor of Preaching

M.Div, Andover-Newton Theological School
D.Min, Andover-Newton Theological School


The Reverend Dr. Margaret (Meg) B. Hess is a graduate of Andover Newton Theological School, where she received a Master of Divinity degree in 1981 and Doctor of Ministry degree, with honors, in Pastoral Counseling in 1994. She is ordained by the American Baptist Churches, USA, where she served pastorates for twenty years in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. She was most recently the pastor of the First Baptist Church in Nashua, NH from 1991-2001, and then the Interim Minister at the First Baptist Church in Newton, MA. Adjunct faculty in preaching at Andover Newton Theological School since 1983, Dr. Hess is a Pastoral Psychotherapist with the Emmaus Institute in Nashua and a Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. Dr. Hess also facilitates Labyrinth retreats and workshops.

Meg is married to Peter Lacey, and they live in Nashua with their daughter Keziah.

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