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Burns Stanfield

Rev. Burns Stanfield has been the pastor of the Fourth Presbyterian Church in South Boston for the past 20 years while teaching at the Harvard Divinity School and Andover-Newton Theological Seminary. In the days that followed the Boston Marathon bombing Reverend Burns visited the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, the largest mosque in New England, to offer prayers and words of solidarity. Having run the Boston Marathon seven times Reverend Stanfield lives with his wife and three music-loving children in Milton.


Blog Posts by Burns Stanfield

Posted by Burns Stanfield 1 year 3 days ago
I finished my first Boston Marathon in 2002, running with two parishioners to raise funds for our church. The experience was exhilarating, and I’ve run the course six times since, relishing each year...