About Jerry R. O’Neill

Jerry O’Neill has been an ordained minister for more than 40 years. He currently serves at Pioneer Presbyterian Church in Warrenton, Oregon. See www.cppioneerchurch.org

In 2022 with the release of his book ”Called to be Alive!” he launched a ministry for later-life wellness using his signature gifts of poetry and music.

O’Neill received a Master of Divinity and a degree in pastoral care from Wartburg Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa.  He received his Doctorate in Ministry from Luther Seminary in St Paul, Minnesota. Certified in transforming spirituality at Seattle University, he currently offers individual and small group spiritual care and guidance, music ministry, poetry readings, and workshops for spiritual growth and vocation in later-life.

Jerry and his wife, Carol Gannaway, enjoy living with their dogs on Whidbey Island, Washington and on the Lower Columbia River near the Northwest Oregon Coast.