Interim Minister, “Pastor Barry” McCarthy is a Wallingford, CT native who has served congregations in New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. A graduate of the University of Connecticut with a B.A. in Economics, Barry received a Master of Divinity from Lancaster (PA) Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Newton Theological School. He has additional advanced training from the Interim Ministry Network. He is ordained in the United Church of Christ. Rev. McCarthy resides in Colchester with his wife, Wendy, a retired ICU nurse and their black Labrador Retriever, Molly. They have two daughters, Kate and Kerin, who are both also nurses, and two grandchildren nine-year old James and eight-year old Sophia. In his free time Barry likes to play golf (dangerously), take nature photos, play a little cribbage and travel.