Reverend Roger Harwerth
The Reverend Roger A. Harwerth is a graduate of San Francisco Theological Seminary and has served churches in Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Oregon, and Washington. Roger has always been active in Presbytery leadership, including as chair of the Committee on Ministry and as an Ordination Exam Reader. He has been a commissioner to General Assembly (2012) and served on the Personnel Committee of the Synod of the Pacific, as well as being a member of a Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Mission Team (from Eastern Oregon Presbytery) to Birmingham, Alabama. Roger grew up in Overland Park, Kansas, and his home church was Westport Presbyterian in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Roger and Brenda were high school sweethearts and have been married since 1980. All three of their children (Chris, Amanda, and Hannah) are grown and married, and Roger and Brenda have two grandchildren. Roger enjoys singing in choral groups and is an avid snow-skier; he also enjoys playing Bluegrass and Gospel music on the upright bass.