Rev. Dr. Daris Bultena

“Connecting people, congregations, communities, and councils of the Presbyterian Church USA to the ocean of God’s love.”

Rev. Dr. Daris Bultena is an ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament — a Teaching Elder — in the Presbyterian Church (USA) serving as the General Presbyter and Stated Clerk for the Presbytery of Tropical Florida.




Rev. Dr. Daris Bultena is the General Presbyter and Stated Clerk for The Presbytery of Tropical Florida.  The presbytery is in South Florida and has congregations from Ft. Pierce to Key West.


“I believe all attempts to describe, portray, illustrate, explain, capture, or comprehend God ultimately cannot be done in fullness. Language is fallible and imperfect. Words are the beginning place; words are the brush strokes that begin to shape the landscape of the great God story. Indeed, it is more art, imagination, and experience, than it is skill, comprehension, or clarity” [Read More]

My Thoughts

Peace. Shalom.

Peace. It’s my word. Well, really it’s shalom. Shalom is a Hebrew greeting and it means peace. Years ago, as a college student, I was given the word “SHALOM” as a welded together made-of-nails wall hanging. It has always hung in the entrance to every place I’ve lived....