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Rev. Jude Urso, an ordained Elder in the Global Methodist Church, has been serving the Elrama Community Church since its founding in 2023.  Pastor Jude also serves as a hospice chaplain with Gateway Hospice in Washington, PA.  Additionally, Pastor Jude is an active member of both the Monongahela and Elrama Volunteer Fire Companies.

Pastor Jude holds a M. Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary and a B.A. in Hotel, Institutional and Restaurant Management from Mercyhurst University.  Pastor Jude is also a Lewis Fellow through Wesley Theological Seminary.  Pastor Jude served as a United Methodist minister for twenty-four years before retiring in June of 2023.

Pastor Jude, his wife Emily, and daughters Mary, Sarah, and Rachel reside in Carroll Township.