As Director of the Center, the Rev. Scheider oversees three of the seminary’s graduate programs that are designed for laity and clergy who have specialized callings to carry on the work of the church in counseling, chaplaincy, and spiritual formation. These programs meet in the evenings and on Saturdays. Before coming to the seminary, Father Scheider served as a U.S. Army chaplain for 25 years. He specialized in family therapy, earning two additional masters degrees in counseling and certification and licensure as a marriage and family therapist and supervisor. Additionally, Dave achieved certification as a Diplomate in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors and Diplomate for the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy. He is also a graduate of the Seminary of the Southwest’s certificate in spiritual formation program as well as a D.Min graduate from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Dave is an Episcopal priest, canonically resident in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas.
MDiv, Andrews University . MMH, Wright State University. FLEC, Kansas State University. DMin, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary