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NOTES ABOUT PEOPLE
05 May 1996 13:16:45
95229 NOTES ABOUT PEOPLE
by Jerry L. Van Marter
The Rev. John R. "Pete" Hendrick, professor of mission and evangelism
at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary since 1981, retired on May 31.
A graduate of Austin College as well as Austin Seminary, Hendrick has
also served as a pastor in Arkansas and Texas and as executive presbyter
for the Presbytery of New Covenant.
Hendrick has agreed to become executive secretary for the Presbyterian
Historical Society of the Southwest, an agency of the Synod of the Sun. He
is also a continuing member of the General Assembly Council, where for the
last two years he has served as chair of the Worldwide Ministries Division
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The Rev. Jack B. McMichael, professor emeritus at Columbia Theological
Seminary, died June 16 in Texas. He was 84.
McMichael retired as dean of ministry development and professor of
church administration and polity in 1976. Prior to that he served
pastorates in Louisiana, Mississippi and West Virginia. He was a regional
Christian education director for the former Presbyterian Church in the
United States (PCUS) and was coordinator of curriculum development for the
PCUS Board of Christian Education in Richmond, Va.
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The Rev. Isaiah Jones, Jr., pastor of Community United Presbyterian
Church in Los Angeles, has resigned to become director of United Campus
Ministry at Oregon State University in Corvallis.
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The Rev. Thomas A. Phillips began work as executive presbyter for the
Presbytery of Plains and Peaks on July 1. His office is in Greeley, Colo.
The Presbytery of Plains and Peaks is the result of the merger earlier
this year of the former Boulder and Box Butte presbyteries.
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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