The Reverend Emily Berman D’Andrea began her ministry at Potomac Presbyterian Church on May 30, 2018. From West Hartford, CT where she grew up attending Westminster Presbyterian Church, she went south to Davidson College in North Carolina to play tennis and major in Political Science. Emily worked on Capitol Hill for five years before attending Princeton Theological Seminary where she was awarded the prestigious Parish Pulpit Fellowship which granted her a year of study and travel in South East Asia and Europe. She was ordained in 1998 and has served two other churches in National Capital Presbytery. Emily is married to Paul and they have two children, Beverly & JohnPaul. In her spare time Emily enjoys watching her children play soccer, reading and singing. Emily is drawn to contemplative forms of Christian spiritual practices and enjoys the book of nature, silence and practices that draw us closer seeking union with God.