Currently Senior Pastor: First Reformed Church, Schenectady, NY


Joliet West High School

University of Illinois (BA)

Princeton Theological Seminary (MDiv)

Temple University (PhD)

Current Memberships:

Board of Trustees, Habitat for Humanity, Schenectady, NY, President

Board of Trustees, New Brunswick Theological Seminary

Board of Trustees, Schenectady County Public Library, Chair, Policy Committee

Schenectady Classis, Reformed Church in America

Albany Presbytery, Presbyterian Church (USA)

Board of Trustees, Mohawk Club


Schenectady Clergy Against Hate

Board of Trustees, Schenectady Rotary

Eastern Communication Association (honorary life)

Religious Communication Association (life)

Former Memberships:

Board of Trustees, Schenectady County Community College, Vice President

Board of Trustees, Albany Presbytery, Treasurer

Religious Leadership Council, Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice

Clergy Advisory Board, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Board of Trustees, Center for Community Justice

Mission Responsibility Through Investment, General Assembly, PC(USA)

Employment History:


Oxford, PA; Binghamton, NY; Haddonfield, NJ; Philadelphia, PA

Teaching (usually adjunct in speech or preaching)

Capital Region Theological Center

Princeton Theological Seminary

Lutheran Seminary (Philadelphia)

College of New Jersey

Rutgers University

SUNY Binghamton

New Brunswick Seminary

Iliff Seminary

Temple University


Humanitarian Award, Hamilton Hill Arts Center

Jewish Community Relations Council Community Service Award, Cherry Hill, NJ

Religious Leadership Award, NIM, Philadelphia, PA

Margaret Sanger Award, Planned Parenthood South Central NY

Giraffe Award, Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson

NIM Religious Leadership Award, Philadelphia, PA


Wife: Rev. Abigail Norton-Levering

Children: Ryan (husband to Terrill) and Kimery

Grandchildren: (of Terrill and Ryan) Calvin, Alice Abigail

Siblings: Al Levering, Jr., Carol Mayernick, Alice Buhl


Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity: Former Chancellor, U. of Illinois Chapter

Former CEO, Portable Software, Inc.

Boy Scouts of America:

Eagle Award, Dec 4, 1968

God and Country

Founding Scoutmaster

Troop 51, Haddonfield, NJ

Troop 65, Philadelphia, PA

Troop 1, Schenectady, NY

District Chair,

Horseshoe Trails, Chester County Council

Octoraro, Chester County Council

Scouters Key

Fairly mediocre squash player

I try to keep this up to date, but things do change. Updated 1/1/2018