Pastor Brandon Yaghjian-Tison

Student Pastor

Pastor Brandon Yaghjian-Tison

Pastor Brandon Yaghjian-Tison is a seminarian at Chicago Theological Seminary, pursuing his Master of Divinity degree on his path towards ordination in the United Church of Christ. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Capella University in 2016, majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Non-Profit Management. 

Pastor Brandon has come to First Congregational Church in Bristol as part of the Clinical Pastoral Education program designed to introduce clergy to the clinical pastoral care side of ministry. A CPE internship and it is one of the requirements for Ordination into the UCC and part of earning his Master of Divinity degree. 

Currently Brandon holds membership at Newman Congregational Church United Church of Christ and is a Member in Discernment with the Rhode Island Conference of the United Church of Christ. 

Pastor Brandon comes to FCC Bristol with his husband of almost ten years, Kevin, and has been blessed by God with the adoption of his two children, Edward and Joseph Yaghjian-Tison. Pastor Brandon's passions are centered around helping those that are in need. He looks forward to the opportunity to get to know the people of FCC in the months to come. 



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