Pastor Dale began his ministry at Immanuel UCC on April 21, 2013. He was affirmed to this position at the Congregational Meeting held on March 17. Pastor Dale grew up in the Rosedale/Golden Ring area of Baltimore. He attended the University of Delaware, before transferring to Towson University, where he graduated in 1987 with a degree in Sociology. From there he studied at the Lancaster Theological Seminary and graduated with a Master of Divinity degree in 1991. During that period, he won 2 awards for curriculum development and Christology. Prior to coming to Immanuel, Pastor Dale served as pastor at St. Matthews UCC in Westminister, MD.