Board member, APFC, and Chair, Flight Chaplain Work and Advisory Com., APFC
Ordained Minister Word and Sacrament, PCUSA
Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) Associate Supervisor
The Rev. Whitney Dempsey specializes in pastoral education and interim ministry. Working from a family system and other systems’ perspective, Whitney seeks to build and support healthy pastors, chaplains, congregations and organizations.
Rev. Dempsey has served as an ACPE Associate Supervisor, and in that capacity was responsible for the management and development of clinical sites that included hospitals, congregations, hospice centers, and long term care facilities. Rev. Dempsey is also a trained interim pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and is a member of Denver Presbytery. Currently he is the Interim Senior Pastor at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Boulder, Colorado. He also currently serves on the Council of the Denver Presbytery, and is Chair of the Denver Presbytery Relations and Communications workgroup.
Before coming to Denver, Rev. Dempsey served pastorates in Northern Nevada and in North East Michigan. Along with congregational ministry, Whitney has served as a chaplain in three Level 1 Trauma Centers, including the St. Anthony Hospitals in Denver, Colorado, where he received his CPE Education Supervisory training.
Along with ministry, Rev. Dempsey is an avid runner and has completed seven marathons. Whitney can also be found in the mountains, skiing in the winters, and fly fishing, hiking and climbing in the summers with his family.
Rev. Dempsey received a political science degree from Seattle Pacific University, and a Masters of Divinity (M.Div.) from the San Francisco Theological Seminary.