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PANELS NAMED FOR SMALL CHURCHES, RURAL MINISTRY
05 May 1996 08:39:54
95272ADVISORY PANELS NAMED FOR SMALL CHURCHES, RURAL MINISTRY
by Jerry L. Van Marter
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The National Ministries Division has appointed two new
groups to coordinate the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s work in small
churches and rural settings. Both groups will work through the Evangelism
and Church Development program area.
Members of tghe Rural Ministry Advisory Committee, charged to
coordinate church development strategy related to rural ministry, are the
Rev. Peter Funch, Casper, Wyo.; Carl Goeres, Monmouth, Maine; Lucille Gump,
Spokane, Wash.; Carlos Gutierrez, Phoenix; the Rev. Richard Poppen, DeSmet,
S.D.; and Carol Stanley, Gilbert, W.V.
The Small Church Network Team has been created to continue to
implement the recommendations of a 1989 General Assembly policy statement
entitled "Partners in Small Church Strategy." Members are Pedro Davila,
Synod of Puerto Rico; the Rev. Mary Hockenberry, Synod of the Northeast;
Janet Jones, Synod of the Trinity; the Rev. Rebecca New, Synod of
Mid-America; the Rev. Cheryl Rohret, Synod of Alaska-Northwest; the Rev.
Robert Sackmann, Synod of Lincoln Trails; and Gene Wilson, Synod of the
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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