Daniel Link

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Rev. Daniel E. Link is a native of Sacramento, California.

Rev. Link earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology from Humboldt State University and Master of Divinity from the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.

He was ordained by the Presbyterian Church (USA) in 1989. Civilian employment included being a student pastor in Wisconsin for 3 years, pastor for 7 years in New Mexico and Colorado, before being called to serve as a Chaplain in the U.S. Navy.

He retired as a Lieutenant Commander after serving twenty years and was immediately called to become pastor of Arcata and Bayside Presbyterian Churches. Chaplain Link is married to former Barbara Ann Sweet of Ventura, California. They have one daughter, Hannah Marie Perrin, a grandson Jeremiah Yang Jr. and a granddaughter Valerie Perrin. 



Clerical Support

Barbara Blue

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Barbara Blue is happy answer questions and help you with your needs at:

Arcata Presbyterian Church
670 11th Street
Arcata, California 95521

Elders & Officers

The elders tend all responsibilities required to provide for the worship, ministry, education, fellowship, mission, service and life of the church.

Chris Callahan

David Goodman

Katy Allen

Kathy Finlay

Lee Dedini

Christie McLain

Stephanie Witzel

Joan Tempas

Ron Melin

24-Hour Caretaker

Church grounds are maintained twenty-four hours by an onsite caretaker who responds to building issues and other issues that arise.


Avery Alexander

Piano accompanist for Sunday service and choir.