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small church residency program

Joel Montgomery, Vandalia, MO, Pittsburgh Seminary

Young Adult Volunteers

Sean Lent, Denver, CO, from Gilead Church, Carmel, NY
Julius Lorenzi, San Antonio, TX, from Divine Redeemer Church, San Antonio
Piper Madison, Austin, TX, from Edgewood Church, Homewood, AL
Marranda Major, Northern Ireland, from Kanawha United Church, Charleston, WV
James Martin, San Antonio, TX, from Pullman (WA) Church
Quantisha Mason, Korea, from Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC
Spencer May, Peru, from Covenant Church, Walla Walla, WA
Elizabeth McDermott, Boston, MA, from Americus (GA) Church
Abigail Miller, Peru, from Covenant Church, Boise, ID
Shelby Miller, Philippines, from Nassau Church, Princeton, NJ
Hannah Mills, New Orleans, LA, from First Church, Hamilton, NJ
Ashley Morales, San Antonio, TX, from Divine Redeemer Church, San Antonio
Mark Moseley, Northern Ireland, from First and Central Church, Wilmington, DE
Michelle Muñiz-Vega, Miami, FL, from Hato Rey Church, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Kathleen Murphy, Boston, MA, from Trinity Church, Harrisonburg, VA

Recent retirements and deaths

Information provided by the Office of the General Assembly, based on reports from presbytery stated clerks.

Honorably retired

Doyll H. Andrews Jr., New Life Church, Sterling Heights, MI
Pamela S. Bakker, Community Church, Massapequa, NY
Frederick A. Beck, Community in Christ, Greensboro, NC
James Bender, North Shore Church, Shorewood, WI
Roberta Bliss, Albany, CA
Ira E. Brighton, Blountville (TN) Church
Duane A. Brudevold, Faith Church, Hermiston, OR
Thomas M. Church, Wichita, KS
Carol J. Clarke, First Church, San Marcos, TX
Lynda Clements, First Church, Ossining, NY
Brent Coffin, Lexington, MA
Neil D. Cowling, Kirk of Our Savior, Westland, MI
Shelley Craig, Trinity Church, Topeka, KS
Andrew L. Cullen, John Knox Kirk, Kansas City, MO
Robert B. Culp, Woodstock, MD
Varre Cummins, Ventura, CA
Roxie A. Davis, First Church, Mount Clemens, MI
William F. Davis, First Church, Mount Clemens, MI
Laura Dorsey, Woodstock, GA
Ross J. Doyel, Henderson (NV) Church
Robert L. Ellis, Presbyterian Mission Agency, Louisville, KY
Faye A. Fedlam, United Church, Columbus Junction, IA
George E. Gaffga, Mattituck (NY) Church
Linda S. Gebetsberger, Corvallis, OR
Carla Gorrell, National Capital Presbytery
James W. Grove, First Church, Chillicothe, OH
Joseph S. Harvard III, First Church, Durham, NC
James Hawthorne, First Church, Denison, TX
Donald J. Hilkerbaumer, Plain City (OH) Church
Robert A. Johnson, Joshua Tree, CA
Sandra M. Kern, Thyatira Church, Salisbury, NC
Taik J. Kim, Portland, ME
Darlene M. Kline, Greencastle, PA
James S. Lawton, Fort Royal, VA
Grant A. Maclean Jr., Presbytery of the Inland Northwest
Gail Mason, Brownsville, PA
Leah B. Meador, Jupiter, FL
Lyle R. Meester, Mount View Church, Omaha, NE
Ann Mills, Pasadena, CA
Judith Morton, Alma, KS
Peter Nord, Presbytery of Baltimore
Grady J. Perryman, Brownson Memorial Church, Southern Pines, NC
Ronald E. Peters, Pittsburgh, PA
Richard H. Rosenfeld, Farmers Branch, TX
Carl R. Schmahl, Warrenton (VA) Church
Wanda Shannon, Richmond, CA
Terri Slate, Hot Springs, VA
Thomas F. Sparks, Conyers (GA) Church
Steven F. Stager, Huntersville, AL


James R. Snyder, 82, 8/12, Indianapolis, IN
Hubert V. Taylor, 99, 6/2/13, Decatur, GA
Elwyn Tesche, 94, 7/20, Eugene, OR
Edmund W. Tratebas, 97, 8/10, Helmsburg, IN
Raymond J. Van Stone, 85, 9/4, Gary, NY
Mark Vernon, 62, 7/21, Houston, TX
Knight H. Washburn, 85, 8/27, Burlington, VT
Robert E. Weaver, 76, 9/12, Umatilla, FL
Brian D. Weger, 66, 4/1/13, Spruce Pine, NC
Charles A. Williams, 100, 8/16, Akron, OH


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