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Killmer Accepts National Council of Churches Position

Date 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 
Ministries Division. 
     "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 

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