Meet Our Pastor
ABOUT REV. EUGENE DYSZLEWSKI
Rev. Dyszlewski is an ordained minister in both the United Church of Christ and American Baptist Church. He currently serves as pastor at Lime Rock Church and holds a position as Community Minister at First Unitarian Church Providence. He is a religious leader and community activist, who has served churches in Rhode Island and in Delaware. He has contributed years of community service having served on the boards of directors of numerous human service organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of We Share Hope, Inc., a food rescue and distribution organization.
He has served on the boards of several civil rights organizations, including Marriage Equality Rhode Island. As Chair of the Religious Coalition for Marriage Equality, Rev. Dyszlewski played a leading role in the recently successful GLBT civil rights campaign in Rhode Island. He is a member of the Rhode Island Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice and the Rhode Island Religious Coalition for Social Justice.
Prior to his service in ministry, he worked as a licensed professional counselor serving as director of addiction and general practice mental health clinics in New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware. Rev. Dyszlewski has earned a graduate degree in Theology from Niagara University and degree in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University.
Rev. Dyszlewski lives in Cranston with his wife of 37 years, Margaret Paccione, Ph.D., a Bradley Hospital Psychologist.
[Dyszlewski is pronounced dish-lef-ski.]