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Notes about People

Date 22 May 1996 17:08:16

16 May 1996 
96180                   Notes about People 
                      by Jerry L. Van Marter 
     The Rev. Frank Beattie, associate director for evangelism and church 
development in the National Ministries Division in Louisville, has 
announced his retirement, effective at the end of August. Beattie, who was 
formerly executive presbyter for Central Washington Presbytery, plans to 
return to his home in Yakima, Wash. 
                              # # # 
     The Rev. Eugene G. Turner, director of the Department of Governing 
Body, Ecumenical and Agency Relations in the Office of the General 
Assembly, has been elected chair of the National Ecumenical Officers 
Association.  His election took place in conjunction with the recent 
National Workshop on Christian Unity. 
                              # # # 
     Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary has announced the appointment 
of the Rev. Sherron Kay George as assistant professor of evangelism and 
missions.  She will join the Austin faculty in September. 
     George has been in missionary service in Brazil since 1972.  She 
recently returned to the United States, where she has been 
missionary-in-residence in the Worldwide Ministries Division, working on 
the "Year with Latin Americans" initiative. 

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