THE JOHN GLADSTONE
CHAIR OF PREACHING AND WORSHIP

Rev. Dr. John Gladstone

Rev. Dr. John Gladstone

The Chair of Preaching and Worship is named after John Norris Gladstone, the highly regarded Senior Minister at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church in Toronto, Ontario, where he served for 26 years. He was widely recognized for his vibrant and distinguished preaching and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from McMaster Divinity College in 1970.

A strong supporter of Acadia Divinity College throughout his career, he was the Gerald K. Simpson guest lecturer in 1984 and also shared the teaching of a Doctoral course in Preaching and Worship in 1994. 


Current Endowment: $2,551,613
Goal: $2,500,000