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Killmer Accepts National Council of Churches Position
04 May 1996 20:30:27
96011 Killmer Accepts National Council of Churches Position
by Julian Shipp
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The Rev. Richard L. Killmer, who has directed the
Presbyterian Peacemaking Program since its beginning 15 years ago, has
accepted a call from the National Council of Churches (NCC) to serve as
associate director for the National Ministries Unit of the NCC.
"Rich has devoted many quality years to the Peacemaking Program,
helping to get it started, nurturing it and guiding it into one of the
truly significant programs of our denomination," said the Rev. Edward
Craxton, associate director for Christian education in the Congregational
"We are thankful for his faithful service and send him off with our
best wishes as he moves into this position of leadership with the National
Council of Churches ... ," Craxton said.
Killmer began his new work on Jan. 8.
The Rev. William Peterson, most recently the executive director of
Montreat Conference Center, has been appointed as interim coordinator for
the Peacemaking Program. The search for a new coordinator will begin in
For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
phone 502-569-5504 fax 502-569-8073
E-mail PCUSA.NEWS@pcusa.org Web page: http://www.pcusa.org
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