Rev. Janet Abel
Rev. Janet Abel was born in Plainfield, New Jersey. She received her BA from Douglass College, Rutgers University. Janet worked as a banker both in New Jersey and New York City for eight years. She attended Princeton Theological Seminary and graduated in 1995 with a Masters of Divinity. She was trained as a hospital chaplain at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Janet has served as an Associate Pastor for Northminster Presbyterian Church in Endwell, New York, and as a Solo Pastor for First Presbyterian Church of Hudson Falls, New York, and Immanuel Presbyterian in Binghamton, New York. She has been the chaplain for 11 years now for Elizabeth Church Manor and St. Louise Manor. Janet has served for two years as the part-time Associate Pastor for First Congregational Church, UCC of Binghamton. Her ordination was officially transferred to the United Church of Christ two years ago.