Dr. Michael Hegeman Leads Lenten Study at FPC
Michael Hegeman holds a PhD in Homiletics (Preaching) and New Testament Studies from Princeton Theological Seminary where he taught speech, preaching and liturgy courses for ten years. An Arizona resident since 1978, Michael graduated from Grand Canyon University (1990) with a degree in Music Education. Michael taught at the First Presbyterian Academy, formerly housed in the Historic First Presbyterian Church (Phoenix), where he served as an elder before going to Princeton Seminary in 1993. Michael has worked and taught in China and Israel/Palestine and is a composer of choral music, having just recently had new choral works premiered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City and the Berlin Cathedral in Germany. Currently Michael teaches courses in Spiritual Studies and frequently lectures on diverse topics dealing with faith and religion around the Phoenix metropolitan area. Michael is currently managing director of the Pinnacle Concert Series and is on staff of the Frank Park Center for Faith and Life.
Pastor Terry Swicegood, in commenting on Hegeman, said, “He is one of the most gifted and interesting Biblical scholars I know.