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By JILL BRUBAKER REIGH
Correspondent 

Former Hollidaysburg Pastor Commits to Cross-Country Mission Trip

 

Last updated 5/26/2021 at 11:07am

Jill Brubaker Reigh

Chuck Monts poses in front of his former post as a pastor, First Presbyterian Church in Hollidaysburg. Monts will be participating in a cross-country mission trip for the Bowery Mission.

Who commits to riding a bicycle 3,000 miles across country in 30 days to raise $100,000? Chuck Monts, former pastor in Hollidaysburg, has done it before and at age 61, he is committed to doing again.

Why in the world would this man attempt such a feat? Monts was the pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Hollidaysburg for 14 years. In 2016, he and wife Deb moved to New York City seeking a new mission. He served an African/American church on Long Island, while also working at a local YMCA in Queens.

Two years later, he was called to offer his pastoral gifts of service and found the Bowery M...



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