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Dwight D. Andrews, ’77 M.Div., ’83 M.Phil., ’93 Ph.D.
Dwight Andrews is a native of Detroit, Michigan and a product of the Detroit Public Schools System. He graduated from Cass Technical High School and received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Music from the University of Michigan. He continued his studies at Yale University, receiving a Master of Divinity degree in 1977 and his Ph. D. in Music Theory in 1993. He was ordained into the Christian ministry in 1978 by the United Church of Christ. Andrews served as Associate Pastor of Christ’s Church at Yale University’s Battell Chapel for ministry to the minority communities there. For over a decade he served as minister at the Black Church at Yale and pastored several generations of Yale students and faculty as well as members of the greater New Haven community. He has also served as Interim Minister at Faith Congregational Church in Hartford, Connecticut and Plymouth Congregational Church in Beaumont, Texas. Rev. Andrews now serves as the Senior Minister of the First Congregational Church United Church of Christ in Atlanta, GA.