Sid, senior minister, has served four congregations of the United Church of Christ. He received his Masters in Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in 1953 after completing his undergraduate studies at Yale in 1950. Sid is an honorary director of the New Hampshire Lakes Association, a director of the Lakes Region Charitable Foundation and 12 other non-profit boards, and on the board of one private corporation. Sid received a presidential appointment to the inaugural board of directors of the U.S. Institute of Peace. Sid served three terms in the New Hampshire legislature as a state representative from District 6 of Grafton County. Sid lives in Holderness.