Reverend Winfield Peacock

Pastor Win is an ordained minister within the Presbyterian Church (USA), He received his Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey and his Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York.

Pastor Win is deeply committed to issues of social justice and has spent many years working with the homeless. Rev. Peacock has been the Program Director at the First Moravian Church's Coffee Pot Community Center, New York City's first drop-in center, the Grand Central Drop-In Center at the Roman Catholic Church of St. Agnes, and the Executive Director of John Heuss House. In the area of advocacy, he had been the chair of both the Action Committee to Strengthen Homeless Outreach and Drop-In Centers and the Governing Council of the Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing. Pastor Win has also served on New York City's Outreach/Drop-In Center Coordinating Council, part of Mayor Bloomberg's five year plan called "Uniting for Solutions Beyond Shelter". He is the recipient of the Certificate of Appreciation Award presented by the Partnership of the Homeless, the 2003 Exceptional Ministry Award presented by the Council of Churches of the City of New York, and the Leadership Award given by Homeless Service United.

As a minister member of the Presbytery of New York City, Pastor Win was a member of its Governing Council and chaired its Mission Interpretation and Support Unit along with the Division for Congregational Life and Ministry.

Pastor Win is currently a member of the Hudson River Presbytery, serving on its Committee of Congregational Change. He presently resides in Yonkers, New York along with his wife, Dr. Cynthia Haller, a professor of English on the faculty of CUNY York College. They attend worship services at the Bryn Mawr Park Presbyterian Church where Win has been our pastor since 2009 and where both Win and Cindy sing in the chancel choir.