Pastor Liz Alexander is serving as the Interim Pastor of Oak Tree Presbyterian Church. She grew up in Cranford, NJ, where her father and mother taught in the public school system. Her father was the Cranford High School football coach.
Her family were members of the First Presbyterian Church of Cranford.
After almost thirty years of teaching early childhood education and special education, Liz was called to be a pastor and was ordained as a Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church USA. She served as Associate Pastor, Director of Children and family Ministries at The Riverside Church (NYC) for 5½ years, and as the pastor of The Church of Gethsemane in Brooklyn for 8½ years. She joined the staff at The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford in January 2014 as temporary Associate Pastor. Liz believes that God is constantly calling each of us to proclaim the Gospel teachings of Christ in new ways.