Installation of Pastor Parkinson, February 2020
Community Church of Syosset Welcomes New Pastor (Syosset Advance article) Rev. Parkinson enters the role of pastor in the greater Syosset and North Shore community having obtained full ministerial standing with the United Church of Christ. Parkinson is a certified Spiritual Director in the Ignatian tradition. He holds a master’s of Divinity degree from Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington. In another professional capacity Rev. Parkinson holds professional counselor certifications including an MSW from Stony Brook University and licensure as a psychoanalyst, with a certificate in psychoanalysis from Blanton-Peale Institute. Parkinson also completed his master’s in Special Education & Emotional Disabilities at Long Island University’s C.W. Post campus and two years postgraduate training in analytical psychology at the CG Jung Institute.