The highest elected official in the Presbyterian Church (USA) is scheduled to preach at a Buckhead church on Feb. 21.

Heath Rada, moderator of the 221st General Assembly (2014) of the Presbyterian Church (USA), is set to preach at the 11 a.m. Sunday service at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2461 Peachtree Road, NE.

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Rada is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Union Presbyterian Seminary and NC State University. He has also studied at St. Andrews University and Harvard. He is retired as CEO of the Greater Richmond Chapter of the American Red Cross, where he served as coordinator for the organization’s work in Virginia and the District of Columbia. He also served as President of the Presbyterian School of Christian Education (now Union Presbyterian Seminary) in Richmond.

“[L]et’s start looking at ways to lead our denomination into our new reality,” Rada

Heath Rada

said in a press release. “Let’s find ways to make God smile.”

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