Rev. Patrick D. Heery is the pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Auburn, where he also serves on the city’s Human Rights Commission and the county’s NAACP. He is the former editor of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s denominational magazine Presbyterians Today. Before that, he served with the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy and helped create, manage, and edit Unbound: An Interactive Social Justice Journal. A graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, with experience in community organizing and prison chaplaincy, Patrick lives in Auburn with his wife Jenna (also a pastor), their son Emerson, and their two dogs, spending much of their free time hiking the countryside.