Spring 2002
Volume 6 Number 3
 

 

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Key to Abbreviations:
Upper-case letters designate degrees earned at PTS:

M.Div.  

D.Min.

P

M.R.E.  

Th.D.

D

M.A.  

Ph.D.

D

Th.M. 

M

 

 

Special undergraduate student

U

Special graduate student

G

When an alumnus/a did not receive a degree, a lower-case letter corresponding to those above designates the course of study.

1936 William T. P. Rambo (B) writes, “I greatly enjoyed being present for my 65th reunion last year, though I regretted that no other members of the Class of 1936 were able to be present.”

1940 Donald C. Kerr (B) teaches a course on “saints” at St. Christopher’s Church and serves as chair of annual giving for the 65th reunion class of Princeton University. He continues as president of the residents’ association of Roland Park Place in Baltimore, Maryland.

1942 Donald B. Bailey (M) sent this note: “Report of your work at Princeton is so hopeful and encouraging. Miller Chapel is beautiful! I am now 88 years old, and I have wonderful memories of being at Princeton.”

1944 Gordon S. Trew (B) “just passed the 84-year mark!” He is still teaching Brazilian Indians and is in good health and strength. He works with the Caiuá Evangelical Mission in Dourados, Brazil.

Frank M. Vanderhoof (b) is ill and in a skilled nursing facility in Pebble Beach, California. 

1946 Manfred L. Geisler (B) is retired and lives in San Jose, California. 

1947 Jiri Carda (B) and his wife, Marie, are looking forward to their 55th PTS reunion this year. They recently traveled to Bulgaria and Berlin, but have returned to their home in Chrudim, Czech Republic. They spent all of last year engaged in the life of their Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren, in whose work their three children, ten grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren are all involved. The Cardas are also involved in ecumenical work.

1948 Weyman R. Cleveland (B) mourns the loss of his wife, Christine Trulock Cleveland. She died June 15, 2001, after a lengthy illness. He is retired and lives in Thomasville, Georgia.

1949 John H. Houdeshel (B, ’50M) mourns the loss of his wife, Mary Evelyn Jamison Houdeshel (“Skip”), who died May 21, 2001. He serves as parish associate at the First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

1950 Nathaniel C. Roe (B, ’55M) keeps busy with travel, preaching, board and agency membership, and antique furniture reproduction. He lives in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Jim Upshaw (B) asks, “Email, anyone?” His email address is revup@directcon.net.

1951 Kenneth J. Dale (M) is “happily and busily retired at Pilgrim Place in Claremont, California, a retirement community for professional church workers.”

R. Hunter (B, ’68M) and Barbara D. (’69e) Keen, who live in Spokane, Washington, “praise the Lord for a good 50th year reunion in Princeton this past spring.” Hunter visited Guatemala in January with a small group from Inland Northwest Presbytery to meet with the Association of K’ekchi Presbyteries.

C. F. Stratton (B, ’80P) wrote that he “enjoyed Alumni/ae Day greatly” and added, “Our class looked pretty good.”

1952 Richard Douse (B) and his wife are looking forward to attending their 50th reunion at PTS this year. They live in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Carl H. Geores Jr. (B) sends greetings to many friends at PTS.

1953 Ormond L. Hampton (B) has returned to the site of his ordination examination, Donegal Presbytery, this time as interim pastor of Honey Brook Presbyterian Church in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania. This is his sixth interim position.

1955 Richard J. Dosker (B) became a resident of Monte Vista Grove in Pasadena, California, last July.

Robert L. Montgomery’s (M) third book, The Lopsided Spread of Christianity, was recently published by Praeger of Greenwood Publishing Group. He also established a web site, www.sompsite.com, to advance knowledge in the sociology of missions. He welcomes comments on the web site and the books. 

1957 Arlen Fowler (B), retired from the Episcopal priesthood, recently led members of the First Presbyterian Church in Ardmore, Oklahoma, in a study of the Reformation.

Lloyd Swenson (B) served as coordinator for the 2001 reunion of the 387th Bomb Group World War II in San Diego, California, which more than 190 members and their families attended.

Kenneth Williams (B) is professor emeritus at the College of New Jersey and preaches every Sunday at Wissahickon Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

John (PTS Class of 58) and Mary Bartholomew pose with nine of the ten catechists in the class at the Evangelical Presbyterian Chuch Seminary in Peki, Ghana, West Africa.

1958 John Niles Bartholomew (B, ’71D) writes, “After serving five months as volunteers in mission in Ghana, my wife and I have returned to Orange Park, Florida.” In Ghana he taught church and society, biblical studies, and ecumenics. His wife, Mary Townsend, taught women’s issues. They were training people to be lay church leaders.

Carnegie Samuel Calian (B) has written The Ideal Seminary: Pursuing Excellence in Theological Education, available from Westminster John Knox Press. Calian is the president of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

Robert P. Vaughn (B) is retired from the United Way of King County and lives in Kirkland, Washington. His email address is robertlgvaughn@aol.com.

1959 Donald F. Chatfield (B) will retire in June, after 38 years as a teacher of preaching—three at PTS—and 35 at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois, his current position.

Paul T. Eckel (B) formed the Renewal Ministries Foundation in 1988 after becoming convinced of the need for spiritual renewal throughout the Presbyterian denomination. In October he led the First Presbyterian Church of Warren, Pennsylvania, through his process of renewal.

William Nale Falls (M) shares, “In the 1960s my mother wrote me: ‘You can bet your boots I’m proud of my preacher boy.’ I’m proud to be a graduate of Princeton Seminary.” He fondly remembers the 1967 union of the church he pastored, Allen Hills ARP (Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church), and a PCUS congregation whose pulpit was vacant at the time, both in Charlotte, North Carolina. Today, the united PCUSA congregation is known as Derita Presbyterian Church.

1960 Duncan S. Watson (B) writes from Kallista, Australia, “Tertia (LeRoux) (’59U) and I are happily retired, enjoying the beauties of this (southern) spring in this lovely part of the world in the hills outside Melbourne. Tertia gardens and works the computer. I think great thoughts.”

Kenneth B. Yerkes (B) is happily retired in Collingswood, New Jersey. His email address is keneyerkes@home.com.

The Boehlkes celebrate their 50th anniversary with their grandson, Matthew.

1961 Robert R. Boehlke (D) and his wife celebrated their 50th anniversary in June of 2001. Arlo Duba (’55B, ’60D) sang both at their wedding and at the celebration last June.

1962 William T. Cunningham (B) writes, “I am now happily retired.” He lives in La Cañada Flintridge, California.

S T Kimbrough (D) is the author of Anna Eklund, A Methodist Saint in Russia, published by GBGM Books in 2001. He was also the director and conductor for the Youth Ministry Chorale Asia Tour 2001 with two dozen university students, and is involved with music ministry and outreach in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, China, and Mongolia. His current project is a one-person musical, “Sweet Singer,” about the life and work of Charles Wesley, of which he is the writer and the performer.

Richard A. Leon (B) retired in June from his fourth pastorate, this one at the First Presbyterian Church in Bellevue, Washington.

T. Dennis Walker (B) now pastors the English Presbyterian Church in Marietta, Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Joy, live in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and pursue interests in Hispanic culture and language.

1963 Brace J. Bateman (B) is continuing his ministry in The Uniting Church in Australia, the national union of Presbyterians, Methodists, and Congregationalists. He has served as parish minister and presbytery minister, and currently serves the Parish of St. Luke’s in Mt. Waverley, Victoria. He is especially interested in community mental health. 

John C. Mather (B) retired July 1, 2001. He lives in Canton, Ohio.

1964 Wallace T. Fukunaga (B) has just completed a six-year term as a trustee of the Pacific School of Religion, where he received his D.Min. in 1996. He is currently the interim minister at Waiokeola Congregational Church in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Jerry Tankersley (M) was endorsed by Los Ranchos Presbytery in California in January to be a candidate for election as moderator of the Presbyterian Church (USA) in June 2002. He has been pastor of Laguna Presbyterian Church in Laguna Beach, California, since 1972.

Ronald C. White Jr. (B) authored Lincoln’s Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural, recently published by Simon & Schuster. He is dean and professor of American religious history at San Francisco Theological Seminary.

1965 John A. Gilmore (M) serves New Castle Presbytery as acting coexecutive presbyter while he continues as associate executive presbyter/stated clerk.

Dwyn Mounger (B) is the author of “How Happy Is Each Child of God,” a versification of Psalm 128, #239 in The Presbyterian Hymnal. He is serving as interim pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Statesboro, Georgia, happy to be back in Georgia after an 11-year absence. 

Jim Welch (B), president of Summer’s Best Two Weeks Christian Camp, writes, “Summer’s Best is full for 2002. A second facility is under construction, and a third is in planning stages.” He lives in Boswell, Pennsylvania.

1966 William P. Findlay (B) currently serves Northminster Presbyterian Church in Endwell, New York, his fourth interim position.

Allen police chief William Rushing congratulates Captain Chaplain Gregoriew

Dale I. Gregoriew (M), who continues as pastor of Christ the Servant Lutheran Church in Allen, Texas, was sworn in on August 8, 2001, as chaplain of the Allen Police Department. He served for three years as associate chaplain before this promotion. In the photo,  Allen police chief William Rushing congratulates Captain Chaplain Gregoriew (right) at the swearing-in ceremony. 

Barbara Nelson (E), a native of Westfield, New Jersey, has returned to that city after working in Pittsburgh, New York City, and Nairobi, Kenya. She has been elected to the board of trustees of the Youth and Family Counseling Service in Westfield, and is excited about giving back to the town where she grew up.

Charles S. Weaver (B, ’67M) wishes “the best to all.” He enjoyed a drive through Princeton and the campus at the end of September. Weaver is a social worker with the Cumberland County Department of Social Services and a supply preacher/pastor in National Capital Presbytery. He lives in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

1967 Robert Janacek (M) is the clinical director at the Clearfield-Jefferson Mental Health Clinic in Brookville, Pennsylvania, and is part-time pastor of Port Barnett United Methodist Church and the Mead Chapel in Brookville. This spring, he is teaching “Introduction to Psychologies of Religion” at Pennsylvania State University in DuBois.

1968 Jong-Sam Park (M) will soon retire from Soong Sil University in Seoul and will become director of the Korea Institute for Church Social Service. He will continue his involvement with the university as professor emeritus of social work.

Laird Stuart (B, ’81P) is a candidate for moderator of the PCUSA General Assembly in June 2002. He is endorsed by San Francisco Presbytery and has served since 1993 as pastor of Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco.

1969 After thirty years in a variety of management positions in healthcare, James S. Crawford (B) has returned to the parish. He now serves as interim associate pastor at Market Street Presbyterian Church in Lima, Ohio. His email address is jimcraw@bright.net.

1970 J. Paul Cameron IV (E) retired from full-time ministry and as director of pastoral care at Presbyterian Senior Care in Washington, Pennsylvania, on October 1, 2001.

Ernest Lyght (M, ’79P) is bishop of the New York Conference of the United Methodist Church, and president of the College of Bishops of the Northeastern Jurisdiction, which is composed of all of New England. He and his wife, Eleanor, have two sons, Eric and Erwyn.

1971 John C. Carr (M) retired from his position as associate coordinator of pastoral and spiritual services at Alberta (Psychiatric) Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He will continue a half-time ministry of pastoral psychotherapy and education and as adjunct faculty at St. Stephen’s College, also in Edmonton.

Keith Drury (E), an assistant professor at Indiana Wesleyan University, writes, “Second-generation Drury (son John) is now a junior at PTS. He loves it, as I did.”

Richard A. Locke (b) writes, “Summer Greek; the international student body; being part of the touring choir: thirty years later and my years at Princeton are still some of the sweetest memories. Greetings to all of my classmates.” He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Paige Maxwell McRight (B) writes, “As I work with candidates in Charlotte Presbytery, I continue to be grateful for the ways PTS prepares people for service as ministers of Word and Sacrament.”

John McVeigh (B) has been pastor of Gilnahirk Presbyterian Church in Belfast, Northern Ireland, since 1982. Last year he invited Vivian Jones (’70M) to be guest preacher at the local interchurch services in Holy Week, and they shared much reminiscing. His email address is john.mcveigh@btinternet.com.

J. W. Gregg Meister (B) founded and operates Interlink Media, a technology company that recently received a $726,000 federal grant to develop electronic tools for improving charter schools around the country. Interlink will work to help charter schools evaluate their effectiveness and share information with other charter schools.

Are you surfing the web?
You can now submit your class note on the web! Keep us informed by visiting our alumni/ae web site at:
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submitnotes.htm

1972 James L. Resseguie (B) published The Strange Gospel: Narrative Design and Point of View in John in 2001, his second book with Brill. He is the J. Russell Bucher Professor of New Testament at Winebrenner Theological Seminary in Findlay, Ohio, where he has been for twenty-five years.

Bruce Schundler (b) is an associate minister at Fairmount Presbyterian Church in Califon, New Jersey. He and his wife, Sara, often travel to participate in home-building programs for the poor.

John R. Yeatts (B) was recently appointed interim dean of the School of the Humanities at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania.

1973 Helmuth Egelkraut (D) writes that although he is retired, he remains very active, including travel to Peru and Bolivia for a missionary conference, travel to Bucharest and Singapore to teach, and spending time at home in Germany. 

Andrew J. Schatkin (B) practices law in Jericho, Long Island, New York. In addition to his law degree he has a certificate in international law from the Hague in the Netherlands and a diploma in human rights law from the University of Strasbourg. He has published more than 130 legal journal articles and several book chapters. He is also listed in Who’s Who in America (2002), Who’s Who in the World (2001), and Who’s Who in American Law (second edition). He is a member of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City.

1974 Rob Elder’s (B) book, Restoring the Future: Sermons for Lent/Easter Year A, was recently published by CSS Press. Elder was invited to serve on the editorial board of the new journal Preaching Great Texts. He lives in Salem, Oregon, and serves the First Presbyterian Church there.

Stephen D. Glazier (B) coedited The Anthropology of Conversion, published in 2002 by Bowman and Littlefield, with A. S. Buckser. He is a professor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Roy Medley

Roy Medley (B) has been named general secretary of the American Baptist Churches USA. He has previously served as executive minister of the American Baptists’ New Jersey region and as national director of the 1.5 million-member denomination’s Neighborhood Action Program, and has worked on hunger and poverty issues as an ABC representative to the National Council of Churches.

Kenneth A. Sprang (b) lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland, and is senior counsel for the National Labor Relations Board. He is the author of Holistic Jurisprudence: A Philosophy for People of Faith, published by St. John’s Law Review.

1975 Theo Gill (B, ’89d) has recently been named senior editor with the communications cluster of the World Council of Churches (WCC). As such, he will edit WCC publications and oversee production for the WCC publishing house. He and his wife, Ruth Ann, will move to Geneva, Switzerland, in March.

Stephen H. Janssen (B) continues as pastor of Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Marietta, Georgia, in suburban Atlanta. He is also in his second season of singing with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, founded in the early ’70s by Robert Shaw, “the late ‘dean’ of American choral music.” Janssen also performs in a smaller chamber chorus, composed of voices selected from the larger group.

1976 Douglas Anderson (M) is the Upstate New York regional director for Church World Service. In October, he was a guest speaker in Carthage, New York, and addressed both the history and mission of Church World Service and how the organization is responding to the events of September 11.

Steve Ayers (B) is senior pastor of McGill Baptist Church in Concord, North Carolina. His email address is esayer@vnet.net.

Brent Eelman (B) was installed as the new pastor of Abington Presbyterian Church in Abington, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia, on October 14, 2001.

William Skudlarek (D) writes, “After seven years in Japan, where I helped establish a Benedictine monastery in the Nagano Prefecture, I will be returning to St. John’s Abbey (in Collegeville, Minnesota) to take a new position as administrative assistant to the abbot.”

1977 Allison Krahling Seed (B) is in her seventh year as pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Independence, Missouri. She has recently been elected to the General Assembly Council of the PCUSA and is vice chair elect of the National Ministries Division.

Denise L. Stringer (b) writes, “I truly appreciate Speer Library and Erdman Hall for research purposes. I have been writing advanced adult education books for Abingdon Press and using my home base for research, etc., while serving a church in Albany, New York.”

1979 Charles W. (“Woody”) Bowman (B) was on campus recently. He is director of national ministries of FOCUS (Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools), a ministry to students and faculty of independent schools. This fall, FOCUS, with which Bowman has served since his graduation from Princeton, held its annual “Princeton Conference” and its 40th anniversary celebration at PTS. He lives in West Tisbury, Massachusetts.

Mark Cooper (B) is the new pastor of St. Paul Community Church in Homewood, Illinois. His email address is markcooper1999@yahoo.com.

Gary Dorrien’s (M, E) ninth book, The Making of American Liberal Theology: Imagining Progressive Religion, 1805–1900, was recently published by Westminster John Knox Press, and is the first of a projected three volumes on American theological liberalism. He is the Parfet Distinguished Professor at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. His wife of twenty years, Brenda Biggs (’79B), died in April of 2000 after a ten-year battle with cancer. Dorrien would be deeply grateful if any classmates have remembrances of Brenda that they would be willing to share with him. His address is Kalamazoo College, 1200 Academy Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49006.

Robert P. Hines Jr. (B) became the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Oakland, Florida, on January 20, after serving Calvin Church in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, for 18 years. His email address is revrefbob@yahoo.com.

1980 Taylor Field (B) published A Church Called Graffiti: Finding Grace on the Lower East Side (Broadman and Holman) in the fall of 2001. He is pastor of East Seventh Baptist Church in New York City. 

Carol Ann Fleming (B) recently completed a Masters in Arts/Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Business at Syracuse University. She copastors Covenant Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Ohio. She writes, “The addition of the M.A./P.A. now allows greater Scrabble possibilities with the addition of two more vowels and consonants in degree initials after [my] name.”

Rande Smith (M) was recently installed as pastor of the Community Church of Rolling Meadows in Wilmette, Illinois, a nondenominational congregation that began in a barn in 1955. He and his wife, Kathy, live in Bartlett, Illinois.

1981 William F. Getman (B, 93p) began his position as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Haddonfield, New Jersey, on January 2, 2002. He and his wife, Sue, have three children.

1982 Thomas L. Craig (B) became the director of pastoral care at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, on July 1, 2001.

1984 Robert W. Gustafson (P) writes, “As adjunct faculty at Bangor Theological Seminary, I have found that my doctoral studies at PTS have proven to be invaluable in the pedagogy of theological and pastoral integration.”

1985 Deborah Brincivalli’s (B, ’95P) new email address is revdeb@prodigy.net. She is pastor of Burlington Presbyterian Church in Burlington, New Jersey.

Ronald Chu (B) is the associate pastor of Christian education at Orange Korean Church in Fullerton, California. He is also director of lay pastor training for Hanmi Presbytery and is a trainer for the Lay Leadership Network of the Christian Reformed Church. His email address is prchu@hotmail.com.

Bruce D. Ervin (B) is the director of spiritual care at Presbyterian Homes of Arden Hills in Arden Hills, Minnesota. His email address is bruervin@aol.com.

1986 Kevan Thomas Hitch (B) serves as interim pastor of New Paltz United Methodist Church in New Paltz, New York. His email address is kevanhitch@msn.com.

1987 Warren Hoffman (M) completed his Ph.D. in homiletics and is currently a church planter in northern Michigan for a nondenominational, evangelical fellowship. Six years ago he married Laura McMurry, a pastoral counselor.

Birdie Wilson Johnson (E) authored the 2001 pictorial and biography Gospel Music in Newark and North Jersey through the Eyes of Reverend Dr. Lawrence C. Roberts, a documentary of the pastor’s musical influence. Johnson is director of the Baroque Chorale of North Jersey, director of fine and performing arts and music at the Jama Children’s University, and dean of the Summer Institutes of Music and Drama.

1988 Andre Resner Jr. (B, ’98D) was installed as pastor of Lamington Presbyterian Church in Bedminster, New Jersey, last fall. His wife, Mary (’01B), works as a part-time chaplain at Somerset Hospital. Their son Danny is in seventh grade and daughter Ana is in fourth. Andre’s email address is drtkd@yahoo.com.

Leland L. Seese Jr. (B) and his wife became foster parents last year and are in the process of adopting their 12-year-old foster daughter. He serves as pastor of Mt. Baker Park Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Washington. 

Jim Deal and his son, Jonathan, enjoy the winter beauty of Tall Timber Ranch, the Central Washington Presbyterian church camp near Leavenworth, Washington.

1989 James E. Deal (B) writes, “In addition to serving as the fifth permanent pastor of Eastmont Presbyterian Church in East Wenatchee, Washington, I have been elected to serve on the board of directors of Tall Timber Ranch, a Presbyterian camp located within Central Washington Presbytery. This is an amazing honor for me, as Tall Timber Ranch is the place where I accepted Christ as my Savior when I was 12 years old! God works in mysterious ways!” His email address is pastrjim@crcwnet.com.

Julie E. Hodges (B) writes, “I am the newly ordained associate pastor for youth and Christian education at Clifton Presbyterian Church in Clifton, Virginia—12 years after graduation. Praise God for God’s faithfulness! Joanne Martindale (’88B) was a part of my service and Beverly Swayze (’90B) was on my commission.” 

Howard Youngkyong Kim (M) has been a full-time community organizer with Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) since January 2001. IAF is a multibased, predominantly with faith institutions, nonprofit agency for community peace and justice work through political reform. He lives in Cerritos, California, and his email address is howardykim@yahoo.com.

Daisy U. N. Obi (M) writes, “Hallelujah! I cease not to give thanks for you, PTS, making mention of you in my prayers. God bless you.” She serves as youth director at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit and lives in West Somerville, Massachusetts.

1990 Todd Anderson (B) is senior pastor of Hillcrest Covenant Church in DeKalb, Illinois. His email address is latajaba@yahoo.com.

David deSilva (B) recently authored two books, Paul and the Macedonians and Praying with John Wesley, that are meant to aid lay people in their daily spiritual lives, for use by individuals or small groups. He is associate professor of New Testament and Greek studies at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio, where he lives with his wife, Donna, and their three sons.

Mary N. Pugh (B) pastors the First Presbyterian Church in Wapello, Iowa.

1991 Dale P. Andrews (B) will be the preacher at the “Children at Risk: Hope for the Future” conference in March, sponsored by Louisville Seminary’s Center for Congregations and Family Ministries and PCHARM (Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Related Ministries). 

Maurice Briere (B) practices law in Knoxville, Tennessee. His email address is msbriere@prodigy.net.

Gregory L. Glover (B) is senior editor of academic resources for Abingdon Press. His email address is glovergl@bellsouth.net.

In June, Pamela S. Saturnia (B) graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary with a D.Min. in preaching.

Susan Scott (B) works for Hewitt Management Corporation and lives in Milford, Connecticut.

H. Leon Williams (B) is a pastor, professional counselor, president and CEO of Plumb Line Ministries, Inc., board chairman of The African American Museum in Tacoma, Washington, and presiding elder of churches in the State of Alaska. He lives in University Place, Washington.

1992 Mark W. Ale (M), pastor of Bound Brook United Methodist Church in Bound Brook, New Jersey, was recently elected to a year-long term as president of the Bound Brook-Middlesex Rotary Club.

Christopher Franklin Edwards Sr. (B) has returned to the Army and currently serves as chaplain at Fort Stewart in Georgia.

Wonhee Annette Joh (B) hopes to finish her Ph.D. in systematic/constructive theology at Drew University by this March. Her email address is whjoh4@aol.com

Sung-Joo Park (B) pastors Hanbit Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia. A new church building was recently constructed, and the congregation held their first services there on the first Sunday in December. His email address is sjpark@myhanbit.com.

Susan Leathem Rietz (B, ’96M) is associate pastor for parish life at the United Church of Christ-Congregational in Grinnell, Iowa. In August she was named director of Prairie View Preschool, also in Grinnell.

Leanne Van Dyk (D) spoke last October at Northwestern College in Sioux Center, Iowa, as part of the college’s Ronald R. Nelson Scholars and Artists in Residence Program. She is professor of Reformed theology at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan, and the author of Theology and Worship, forthcoming from Eerdmans and sponsored by the Institute of Worship at Calvin College.

1993 Doil Kim (B) recently began his position as assistant professor of Christian education at the Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary in Seoul, Korea. His email address is doilkim@pcts.ac.kr.

Jin S. Kim (B) was reelected to another three-year term on the board of Presbyterians for Renewal, and was elected moderator of the Coalition of Korean American Ministries. He is pursuing his D.Min. at Columbia Seminary. His wife, Soon Pac Kim (’97B), is director of children’s ministry at Korean Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the same church Jin serves. Their two children are “orthodox so far,” and Jin’s parents recently came to live with them. Jin’s email address is jinskim@kpcm.org; Soon Pac’s is soonpac@kpcm.org.

Susan Rowland Miller (B) works as a project manager for a home construction firm a friend of hers started, and she runs her presbytery’s lay pastor training program in Maumee Valley Presbytery in Ohio. Her email address is srowlandmiller@aol.com.

Max E. Reddick (B) pastors the Fountain City Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, Tennessee. His email address is rpm7000@worldnet.att.net.

Geoffrey Williams (B) serves as director of information technology for Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Saliwanchik in Gainesville, Florida. His email address is gw@union.ufl.edu.

1994 John Callahan (B) has pastored Clinton United Presbyterian Church in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, for four years. He and his wife, Tamara, have a four-year-old son, Parker, and a year-old daughter, Amanda. He has been the chair of the Committee on Preparation for Ministry in Beaver-Butler Presbytery for three years. He also serves with ministers in the Saxonburg/Sarver Ministerium that organized two Sunday morning interdenominational community worship services in the local high school auditorium. He is pursuing a D.Min. with a parish emphasis at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

David Cabush (B, ’95M) is associate pastor for program at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown, New Jersey.

Billy Song (B) recently accepted a call as director of Christian education at the Torrance First Presbyterian Church in Torrance, California. His email address is kahunabill@aol.com.

1995 Karen (B) and Tim (B) Harrison are new copastors of Clinton Presbyterian Church in Clinton, New Jersey. They now live in Clinton with their four-year-old son, Noah.

Peter C. Hausmann (B) copastors Blacknall Memorial Presbyterian Church in Durham, North Carolina. His email address is phausmann@blacknallpres.org.

B. William Vanderbloemen (B) became the new pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Houston, Texas, on January 1, after serving Memorial Presbyterian Church in Montgomery, Alabama. He replaces Vic Pentz (’74B), who served the Houston church for nine years and in June of 2000 became pastor of Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia, the denomination’s largest congregation.

1996 Thomas Neuviller (M) and his wife, Mary Owens, recently accepted a call as pastors of Grace Lutheran Church in Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania. They have a four-year-old daughter, Abigail. Thomas is also pursuing his Ph.D. in biblical studies/New Testament.

Frank Schaefer (B) is currently on leave from the parish ministry for educational purposes. He is in the resident CPE program of the Penn State Hershey Medical Center until August 31, 2002. His email address is frank.schaefer@javacasa.com.

Scott R. A. Starbuck (D) is pastor of Manito Presbyterian Church in Spokane, Washington, and adjunct faculty in biblical studies at Gonzaga University and Whitworth College. He married Pamela Jacobi (’99B) in 1998 and they have two children, Teague and Ethan. His email address is scotts@manito.org.

Mark Watson (B) recently became associate pastor for adults at Saratoga Presbyterian Church in Campbell, California. His wife, Leah, is returning to school to study interior design. His email address is calvinwasright@hotmail.com.

1997 Debbie Hartrum (E) is currently in graduate school, seeking an advanced degree in agency counseling. Her email address is snowrose@carolina.rr.com.

Jane Jones-Norris (B) serves as interim associate general presbyter of congregational development and mission interpretation for Peace River Presbytery. She lives in Venice, Florida.

Philip D. King (B), a U.S. Navy chaplain, writes, “I’m currently doing deckplate ministry [navy slang for being out and about with sailors] aboard the USS Antietam, which is deployed in the Persian Gulf.”

Péter Lakatos (M) pastors the Gesce Street Reformed Church Tirgu Mures in Tirgu Mures, Romania. His email address is gesce@xnet.ro.

Andrea Rodgers (B) has a new job as interim associate exective presbyter in the Presbytery of Philadelphia. Her email address is byarodgers@aol.com.

Christopher J. Romig (B) is associate pastor at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Satellite Beach, Florida.

1998 Teddy Chuquimia (P) pastors Eastside Presbyterian Church and Iglesia Presbiteriana Central, both in Stockton, California. His email address is teddy01chuquimia@aol.com.

Paul Middleton (M) is assistant minister at St. Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland, and a Ph.D. student in New Testament at the University of Edinburgh. His email address is paul.middleton@totalise.co.uk.

1999 Allan B. Johnson-Taylor (M) is a first-year doctoral student at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. 

Charles Moon (B) is the Asia regional director of World Relief. He lives in Lutherville, Maryland.

Kerry Patrick San Chirico (B) writes, “On August 19, I was married to Sheri Hope Bunn (’00B) at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Church in Trenton, New Jersey. Charles ‘Chip’ Hardwick (’99B), Jon Paul Sydnor (’99B), and Michael Barbaro (’01B, E) were among the groomsmen. The reception followed at the PTS quadrangle, a first for students or alumni, we were told. We are now making our home in Yonkers, New York. Sheri is a chaplain resident at New York Methodist Hospital and I am finishing my M.Th. at St. Vladimir's Seminary.

David R. Smith (M) is a Ph.D. student at the University of Glasgow. His email address is david.smith@totalise.co.uk.

2000 John Scott Brady (B) serves as associate pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Sevierville, Tennessee. His email address is scottbrady1@prodigy.net.

Ryan Brodin (B) is a pastoral assistant at St. Philip’s Lutheran Church in Fridley, Minnesota. He entered the Master of Theology program at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, last fall, and will focus on pastoral theology.

Masaki Chiba (B) is pastor of Trinity Church in Nunda, New York. His email address is trinity-nunda@juno.com.

Craig Hunter (B) is currently living in Germany and participating in the exchange with Tübingen University through a fellowship from PTS.

Elisabeth Ann Johnson (D) writes, “I was ordained on September 30, 2001, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Stillwater, Minnesota, where I have been called to serve as associate pastor.” Her email address is bjohnson@stpaullc.org.

In September, Kathryn Johnston (B) began serving Dickinson Presbyterian Church in Cumminstown, Pennsylvania, the church’s 21st pastor since its founding in 1823.

Fernando J. Otero (B, ’01M) is associate pastor at the Church of the Revelation in Bronx, New York. His email address is fotero@viafamily.com.

Zachary Owen Wilson (B) was recently ordained and called as interim associate pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. His email address is zachary_wilson1975@hotmail.com.

2001 Scott Bostwick (B) pastors Central United Methodist Church in Linwood, New Jersey. His email address is scottxband@aol.com.

Kevin Andrew Bowers (B) was ordained in November and called as associate pastor to Arcadia Avenue Presbyterian Church in Peoria, Illinois.

Brad Busiek (B) pastors Newell Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Matthew Camlin (B) was installed November 8 as associate pastor of youth and young adult ministry at Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. His email address is mcamlin@brpc.org.

John Christian Kile (B) is assistant to the pastor at Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Hopewell, New Jersey, where he is primarily responsible for youth ministry, Christian education, worship leadership, and advising the board of deacons.

Matthew Mienke (B) serves as associate pastor of the First United Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, Arkansas. His email address is mdmeinke@arkansas.net  .

Christine Neal Thomas (B) wrote from the Widener College Library at Harvard University, where she is using the Maitland Prize to fund her continuing research in comparative Semitics and early Byzantine Jewish Palestinian literature. She is enjoying the Boston area and spending time with her nieces, Hallie and Sarah. Her email address is christinenealthomas@hotmail.com.

James W. Tinnemeyer Jr. (B) is associate pastor of Oakmont Presbyterian Church in Oakmont, Pennsylvania.

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