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Class Notes

Abram Grier Kurtz (B), who died on January 25, was honored in September at Dickinson Presbyterian Church in Cumminstown, Pennsylvania, by his pastor, the Reverend Kathryn Johnston (’02B), and congregation, for the achievement of 70 years as a Presbyterian minister. He was ordained at the same church on September 5, 1935. ›

Paul Nicholson (B) celebrated his 88th birthday last year by piloting a 1946 J-3 Piper Cub seaplane on Lake Hunter in Lakeland, Florida. He was greeted with applause and a “Happy Birthday” serenade from friends who live in the Florida Presbyterian Homes community where he resides. He used the World War II-era seaplane to make a statement. “I really wanted to show that people of our age have a lot of spirit, a lot of life to them,” he said. ›

Neil Dukelow (B) published C Cause of the Universe Ultimate Cause UC, Introduction to Ultimate Cause, Foundation for Complete Philosophy (, 2005), on his 85th birthday. He writes, “UC is inferred as capabilities from our knowledge of the universe, with the practical results of personal tranquility in companionship with UC and social harmony with all other people in our common companionship with UC.”

Richard E. Neumann (B) completed 50 years of ministry at the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in January 2005.

J. Stanley Barlow (B) has published Appalachia and Beyond: Yarns and Yearnings in Prose and Poetry (Xlibris, 2006). The book offers stories from his youth in Appalachia, as well as yarns and sketches from his humorist years, narratives that reflect his years as an educator, and much more.

Fitzhugh (Fitz) M. Legerton (M) “re-retired” at the end of August 2005 from a position that he held for 11-1/2 years as director of church relations/assistant to the president at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina. He began working at Warren Wilson in January 1994, having retired as pastor of Oglethorpe Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia, in March 1992.

David R. Aaronson (B) is pastor emeritus at the First Presbyterian Church in Sparta, New Jersey. He now lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, and serves as preaching pastor of Waxhaw Presbyterian Church in Waxhaw.

O. Thomas Miles (B) continues serving as parish associate at Potomac Presbyterian Church in Maryland. He participates in a local Center of Theological Inquiry study group and teaches writing courses at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland.

Douglas E. Bartlett (B, ’59M) has been retired for the past three years, after pastorates (20 years) and college teaching at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina (26 years).

Eugene TeSelle (B) has published Augustine (Abingdon Press, 2006), part of the Pillars of Theology series. TeSelle examines the major themes of Augustine’s thought following a more or less chronological order, including human fulfillment, evil, creation, the human self, the church and its doctrines, the course of human history, and the relation of Christianity to political matters.

Donald M. Stine (B, ’64D) lives in the mountains of central Arizona. He has completed the manuscript of his book Suffering and Spirituality—The Bible, Psychotherapy, and the Human Experience: The Epistle to the Hebrews Personalized.

Ross Ludeman (B) is retired and doing occasional preaching in Vermont.

Terrence Tice (B, ’61D) has published Schleiermacher (Abingdon Press, 2006), part of the Pillars of Theology series. Tice demonstrates that Schleiermacher is also very much our contemporary, struggling with the same questions we struggle with today: What has God done for us all in Christ? and How should I respond?

C. George Fitzgerald (B) is director of Spiritual Care Service at Stanford University Medical Center and pastoral associate at Stanford Memorial Church in Stanford, California. He is pictured here with fellow PTS alums who are associated with the Spiritual Care Service. Pictured left to right are: Fred Tittle (’02B), former U.S. Marine and cancer care chaplain; Diana Brady (’89B), CPE chaplain resident; Jonathan Staples (’90B), pastor of Jerusalem Baptist Church in Palo Alto, California, and chair for the Spiritual Care Advisory Council; Fitzgerald; and John Harrison (’94B), coordinator for CPE programs. ›

Bruce W.H. Urich (B) reports that at age 74 he is enjoying the good life in Orlando, Florida, but it is not as easy as when he wrote two years ago. Since becoming dean of Christian College of Florida, he has guided the school through State of Florida licensure through the Commission for Independent Education and successfully completed application for accreditation with the Association for Biblical Higher Education. It will take four to five years for candidacy and another four to five years for accreditation. He remains dean of Florida Christian University (Christian College’s parent school) and Florida Theological Seminary, and professor of pastoral care, Bible, theology, church history, homiletics, psychology, and counseling, and stated supply of St. John’s Presbyterian Church of Orlando.

Eugene C. Bay (B) was elected on January 9 by the Board of Trustees of Colgate Rochester Divinity School as president of the school.

James R. Black (M) is interim pastor of Flushing Presbyterian Church in Flushing, Michigan.

Paul F. Everett (B) is author of The Prisoner, An Invitation to Hope, a story he says is about the first 20 years of prisoner Jim Townsend’s life, which was full of abuse and violence stemming from an extremely dysfunctional family, and the juvenile correctional institutions into which he was placed. On January 31, 1948, Townsend was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life imprisonment. The book takes the reader through Townsend’s continued violence in prison to a transformation that led to his release and subsequent new life as a Capuchin Franciscan Brother of the Province of St. Augustine, which led him back into prisons to provide a ministry of healing and hope through personal counseling and speaking.

Gary H. Meier (B) retired May 1, 2005, from Leacock Presbyterian Church in Paradise, Pennsylvania, after 34 years of ministry there and six years at Otisco Presbyterian Church in Otisco, New York. He and his wife, Muriel, are approaching their 40th wedding anniversary and have three children and seven grandchildren. For classmates who’d like to write, they live at 2727 Long Farm Lane, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601.

Emma Justes (M, ’79D) will retire from the faculty of Northern Seminary in Lombard, Illinois, in June. She has served for 18 years as professor of pastoral care and pastoral theology.

John L. Muntz (B) is interim pastor/head of staff of Mount Washington Presbyterian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Francis Sunderaraj (M) is senior advisor of the India Missions Association, the coordinating body of 200 missions organizations in India, and chairman of the City Care Network in Hyderabad, India.

James L. Resseguie (B) has written a new book, Narrative Criticism of the New Testament: An Introduction (Baker Academic, 2005). He is the J. Russell Bucher Professor of New Testament at Winebrenner Theological Seminary in Findlay, Ohio.

Aida Besançon Spencer (B, ’75M) just published an essay, “My Journey as a Latin American Feminist New Testament Scholar,” in New Testament Studies: Global and Future Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan, November 2005).

Virstan Choy (B) is interim director of the Center for Asian American Ministries and visiting professor of ministry at McCormick Theological Seminary.

Dana F. Lindsley (B) is serving as executive presbyter of the Presbytery of Southern New England.

David C. Huffman (B) just finished his 24th year as pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, North Carolina. The church dedicated a new fellowship hall in October.

In January, Joseph Ravenell (B) hosted the eighth annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast at Good Samaritan Baptist Church in Trenton, New Jersey, where he is pastor.

Hilario M. Gomez Jr. (D) is coconvenor bishop of the Ulama Conference and senior minister of the Dipolog United Church of Christ in the Philippines.

Edward A. Kail (B) is pastor of Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt County, Iowa, and national president of the United Methodist Rural Fellowship.

Allison Krahling Seed (B), pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Independence, Missouri, is the new chair of the PCUSA’s General Assembly Council. She is a former moderator of Heartland Presbytery and currently chair of the council’s National Ministries Division Committee. She will begin her new role as chair this summer, following the General Assembly.

Donald W. Howard Jr. (B) has published a second book, titled Alone with Prayer—A Pastor’s Perspective (Hamilton Books). The book contains 21 meditations on prayer.

Thomas Samuel (M) just completed 60 years as bishop of Madhya Kerala Diocese of the Church of South India in Kottayam, Kerala, India. ›

K.C. Abraham (D) delivered The Bishop and Mrs. Parmar Lecture Series at Leonard Theological College in Jabalpur, India, in January.

Imanuel Lakamal (E) is a lecturer in the field of Christian education and developmental psychology with the Faculty of Education and Teacher Training at the University of Nusa Cendana in Kupang, Timor, Indonesia.

Louis D. Venden (D) is professor of theology and ministry at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California.

Carol E. Lytch (B) is Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary’s 2006 Robert F. Jones Lecturer in Christian Education. Her lecture, “Can We Talk? The Christian Practice of Testimony,” was given during Austin’s Midwinter Lectures in January. She is a visiting scholar and researcher-in-residence at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. ›

John B. Salmon (M) was selected in 2005 as president of the Methodist Church of New Zealand. He is a past principal of Trinity Methodist Theological College and continues as a tutor in theology.

Keith Curran (B), pastor at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Suffolk, Virginia, is author of Meditations on Belonging to God. It is a book of 52 devotions based on the questions and answers of the new catechism of the Presbyterian Church, Belonging to God. Each chapter explains one of the basic beliefs of the Christian faith.

Osvaldo D. Vena (M) has been teaching at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois, since 1995. He is currently associate professor of New Testament interpretation.

Kendall Clark Baker (P) retired from pastoral ministry in 2002 and moved to Seattle, Washington, in 2004.

Truman T. Brooks (M) has served as senior pastor of West Chester United Methodist Church in West Chester, Pennsylvania, since October 2004. He received his D.Min. from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2005.

Nancy C. Guthrie (B) is pastor of New Milford Presbyterian Church in New Milford, New Jersey.

Robert A. Keefer (B) is pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Clarinda, Iowa.

Ronald S. Beebe (B) teaches at Cleveland State University as a tenure-track assistant professor of educational research.

Cheryl F. Dudley (B) is senior advisor to the executive director at Church World Service in New York City.

Leah Gaskin Fitchue (B), president of Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce, Ohio, was the keynote speaker in January for the Kettering-Oakwood Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast. She is the first African American female president of any institution in the 244-member Association of Theological Schools, and the first female president of any historically black theological seminary.

Daniel M. Saperstein (B) is executive presbyter of the Presbytery of Plains and Peaks, which encompasses northeastern Colorado and western Nebraska.

Arthur Suggs (B) continues to serve as pastor of Union Presbyterian Church in Endicott, New York. He received his D.Min. in 2005 from San Francisco Theological Seminary, specializing in interfaith theology. His dissertation topic was “The Image of God in Interfaith Dialogue.” He also hosts a local television show, Encounter, which discusses issues of faith, religion, and spirituality.

Wesley D. Avram (B) has been called to be the seventh pastor/head of staff of Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Lynne, and their children, Andrew (10) and Paul (8), will move to Bryn Mawr in mid-June.

Kevin Henson (B) is associate pastor of William C. Martin United Methodist Church in Bedford, Texas.

Barbara Price Rolph (B) moved to Oregon in December and opened a manufacturing business in January with her husband.

James Stewart Evans (B) gave the keynote address at the Diamond Anniversary celebration of the seminary scholarship organization of North America’s Armenian Evangelical community in February. He is pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Fresno, California.

Marion Jackson (B, ’86M) has written a new book published by the Upper Room, Courageous Spirit: Voices from Women in Ministry.

Peter Lawson (B) is serving a yearlong tour in Iraq with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, 2/28 BCT, as the brigade chaplain. He is pictured (left in the photo) with PTS alum Doug Etter (’87B), who is serving as a battalion chaplain for the 1/110th Mechanized Infantry Battalion, with Lawson’s brigade in Iraq. They are pictured standing behind a rather crude insurgent rocket launcher. ›

David Milam (B) is pastor of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Purcellville, Virginia.

Glen James Hallead (B) is a PCUSA mission coworker serving as a young adult volunteer coordinator in Ghana. He works with the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana, and the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.

Stowell Van Courtland Kessler (B) is director of AIDS Ministry South Africa, and a member of Save the Children and the Community Police Forum. He is a minister of several small churches in Free State Province, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Cape Town in 2003. His dissertation was titled “The Black Concentration Camps of the South African War, 1899–1902.” He has published several journal articles and a book, and is a consultant to the South African government on African history.

Henny W.B. Sumakul (M) received his Ph.D. from Universiteit van die Vrystaat in Bloemfontein, South Africa, in September 2005. His dissertation was titled “The Concept of Vocation amongst Migrant Workers of the GMIM Church in Postmodern Times.” Sumakul lives in Tomohon, Indonesia.

Corinne H. Wong (B) has completed the requirements for her Ph.D. in New Testament studies at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, and is currently teaching at Pacific Rim Bible College in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Harvey J. Sindima (D) is supply pastor of Clay Presbyterian Church in Clay, New York. He also helps run the Blantyre North Relief Project, an organization based in Malawi, Africa, where he grew up, that cares for 700 orphans, mostly AIDS victims. Last August, the group broke ground for the Sindima Memorial Institute of Arts and Technology, a school and orphanage expected to house and educate 2,500 children. Scheduled to be completed in 2008, the project is a memorial to Sindima’s parents, Jeffrey and Gladys, who started the program with just three children in 1985. A professor of religion and philosophy at Colgate University, Sindima and his wife, Gertrude, live in Hamilton, New York.
J. Patrick Vaughn (B) was installed as the pastor of Paoli Presbyterian Church in suburban Philadelphia on October 16, 2005. He writes, “The congregation has a very dynamic and warm spirit. My primary concern? Coping with the winters after living in North and South Carolina since graduation!” His wife, Debra Ebling (’87B), joined Paoli’s staff in December as director of equipping ministries. They are both very excited about serving together in ministry.

John Hilley (B, ’92m) and his wife, Janet (’88B), have been living in Nashville, Tennessee, for 12 years. He writes that Janet is editor of the Synod of Living Waters’ newspaper, and that this is a way for her to “combine her love of writing and poetry and put her toe back into the ecclesiastical waters.” He founded an innovative nonprofit group working with urban youth six years ago, took the organization through a merger, and is now consulting with nonprofits and foundations about strategic planning, program design, and fund development.

Molly Douthett (B) went to Gautier, Mississippi, in September 2005 as part of National Capital Presbytery’s PDA team. The team mucked houses and saw Katrina’s devastation firsthand. Molly’s husband, David (’89B), is pastor of Catoctin Presbyterian Church in Waterford, Virginia. The church podcasts his sermons weekly ( and they have received “hits” from all over the world.

Julie E. Hodges (B) has relocated and taken a position with Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church in Palm Desert, California, as a temporary supply associate pastor for family ministry.

David Masland (B) will begin a new appointment as the district superintendent of the Binghamton District of the Wyoming Conference of the United Methodist Church in July.

Cynthia Rigby (B, ’98D) preached in March at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and the Presbyterian Church (USA) Synod of the Sun’s celebration of fifty years of ordaining women to the ministry of Word and Sacrament. She is the W.C. Brown Professor of Theology at Austin.

Eriberto (Eddie) Soto (M) is associate pastor for outreach and missions at Faith Presbyterian Church in Tallahassee, Florida, the largest church in the Presbytery of Florida. He is responsible for developing evangelism ministries as well as mission outreach within and outside the United States. Every year he takes a group from his church to serve in a mission project in some part of the world. The group has traveled to Brazil and Mexico, and in 2006 will travel to Costa Rica. ›

Katheryn Barlow-Williams (B) moved to Princeton 18 years ago to attend seminary, but has now returned to her home state of Texas to serve as pastor of Oak Hills Presbyterian Church in San Antonio. She writes, “I loved the years I spent at Princeton and in the churches I served in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. I was married, had three children, and served three churches in the Northeast. I have returned to my home state with a wealth of gratitude for the time I spent in the Northeast. I also return with great joy that I will not be shoveling snow anytime in the near future!”

Kirk Bingaman (B) has left the Lloyd Center Pastoral Counseling Service at San Francisco Theological Seminary to become assistant professor of pastoral counseling in the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education at Fordham University in New York.

Thomas K. Carr (B) has just published Introducing Death and Dying (Prentice Hall). He is currently chair of the Religious Studies Department at Mount Union College in Ohio and general partner of Carr Capital Management, which runs a small hedge fund for Goldman Sachs.

Eunsik Cho (B) became dean of the chaplaincy at Soongsil University in Seoul, Korea, in September 2005.

Obery Hendricks Jr. (B) was the featured speaker at East Orange, New Jersey’s, annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January.

Kimberly Long (B) is associate for worship in the Office of Theology and Worship in the Congregational Ministries Division of the Presbyterian Church (USA). She is editor of Theology and Worship’s quarterly journal, Call to Worship: Liturgy, Music, Preaching & the Arts, and is also involved in incorporating new members into the community of faith, exploring sacramental ethics, and developing new liturgical resources.

Shannon White (B) is assistant minister of Round Hill Community Church in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is also a part-time reporter for News 12 Westchester.

Brian P. Croak (B) became pastor of Lincroft Presbyterian Church in Lincroft, New Jersey, in August.

After 14 years as associate pastor in Lewiston, Idaho, Thomas S. Hansen (B) is now the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Grand Junction, Colorado.

David Elliott Hipp III (B) is pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Needham, Massachusetts.

Michael J. Hodges (B) is priest-in-charge at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Dedham, Massachusetts.

Edward Santana-Grace (M) completed his Ph.D. in ethics in 2003 in Rome with the Dominicans.

John Shuck (B) is pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethton, Tennessee, having previously served congregations in Montana and New York. He writes that he and his wife, Bev, “love the mountains of eastern Tennessee and love celebrating life with this progressive Christian community (”

Allan Hugh Cole Jr. (B, ’01D) is assistant professor of pastoral care at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas.

Thomas J. Edwards (B) is executive coordinator of the New Wineskins Initiative. The initiative proposes “radical restructuring of the PCUSA that it may survive and even flourish in the 21st century.” Edwards works extensively in global missions and will be one of only two non-two-thirds-world preachers for the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of East Africa this spring. To learn more about the New Wineskins Initiative, visit

Caspar James Green (B) is pastor of the First Baptist Church in Glens Falls, New York.

Ruth Santana-Grace (B) was installed in January as executive presbyter of San Gabriel Presbytery in southern California. At her installation, 12 languages were spoken, representing the sounds of the 45 churches that are part of the presbytery.

Donna DiMeo (B) and Craig Hammell were married on March 4 in Miller Chapel on the PTS campus, with Maryann McFadden Meador (’95B) officiating. Their blended family includes seven children and two dogs. DiMeo has taken a voluntary leave from her ministry in the United Methodist Church to catch her breath and settle into their new home in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

Raquel A. St. Clair (B, ’05D) joined a panel of women clergy in January at the 12th annual Temple B’nai Abraham Women’s Interfaith Forum in Livingston, New Jersey, to discuss the evolving role of women in religious leadership.

Helen Ahn (B) is in her second year as an assistant district attorney in Manhattan.

Sanford W. Brown (P) is executive director of the Church Council of Greater Seattle.

Neal E. Magee (B) is a visiting instructor of philosophy at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York.

James W. Miller’s (B) first book, God Scent, is available from Corinthia Publishing Company,, or through

George R. Pasley (B) was installed as pastor of Ketchikan Presbyterian Church in Ketchikan, Alaska, on January 29.

Scott Lumsden (B) served for three years as associate pastor of Calvin Presbyterian Church in Shoreline, Washington, and is currently between calls. He writes that he is enjoying some family time with his wife, Sharon, and their two girls, Sophia (three), and Cosette (seven months).

Ray A. Owens (B, ’05D) is the new pastor of Metropolitan Baptist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Brent A. Anderson (B) is associate pastor for youth at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Roswell, Georgia.

Jeanne Bautista (B) works as a freelance writer. Her daughter, Zaria Marie, was born on November 22, 2005, joining her sister, Maya Victoria, age two.

N. Andrew (Andy) Cooper (B) is a chaplain at Broad River Correctional Institution in Columbia, South Carolina.

Sarah K. Dickinson (B) is pastor of Mosher Pilgrim Presbyterian Church in Omaha, Nebraska.

Graham Baird (B) and his wife, Star, have moved to Paso Robles, California, to start a new church development (The Highlands Church) with Santa Barbara Presbytery. The church will focus on “seekers” 40 or younger, but all ages are welcome, including people who have stopped going to church and haven’t found a place to attend. Highlands’ first service of worship was on Easter Sunday. ›

Ian A. Boa (M) has been in the linked charge of Alloa/Menstrie, as sole minister, within the United Free Church of Scotland since March 2001.

Sheri B. San Chirico (B) is the North America coordinator for the Orthodox Peace Fellowship.

Robert Woodruff (B) has begun his third year as pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church, a bilingual congregation, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He and his wife, Karla, celebrated their first wedding anniversary on December 4.

Catherine L. Clasen (B) is traveling this year as a pilgrim to different sacred sites, monasteries, and Christian communities across the United States and Europe.

Myesha D. Jenkins (B) has been promoted to associate director of theological programs at the American Academy of Religion in Atlanta, Georgia.

Michael D. Langford (B) is associate pastor of youth and family at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas, as he finishes his Ph.D. dissertation in systematic theology.

James W. Tinnemeyer Jr. (B) is executive pastor of Shadyside Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Wonjae Choi (B) was ordained on August 7, 2005, and serves as interim associate pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania.

John P. Shepherd Jr. (B) is interim pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Athens, Pennsylvania.

Michael J. Koch (B) is pastor of Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wenonah, New Jersey. He was ordained on January 29, 2006.

Mamoe Mamoe (M) is vice president of Kanana Fou Theological Seminary in Pago Pago, American Samoa.

Stacy Lois Martin (B) was installed as Doylestown Presbyterian Church’s associate pastor for congregational education on January 15. She has been on staff at the church in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, since August 2005.

Tara Ragbir (B) writes that since graduation she has been “blessed to work with three spheres in which my life experience, educational, and personal goals have nestled: education, ministry, and service to the community.” As an adjunct professor at the College of New Rochelle, School of New Resources, she continues to encourage adult students to pursue their long-lost goals and to “leave their ‘dirty laundry’ at the foot of the cross, in particular for those students who claim Jesus Christ as savior.” She would appreciate communication from fellow graduates who are involved with hospice care.

Courtney Mills Jones Willis (E) is minister to youth at Ardmore Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Rose Chan (B) was ordained on February 5 at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City. She has been called as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Shortsville, New York. She is pictured here with Fred Anderson (’73B, ’81P) (left), pastor of Madison Avenue and a PTS trustee, and Charles Bartow, PTS’s Carl and Helen Egner Professor of Speech Communication in Ministry. ›

Arlene Dunn (B) was ordained and installed as pastor of Centre Presbyterian Church in Loysville, Pennsylvania, on October 9, 2005. PTS professor Dennis Olson preached the sermon.

Erin M. Hayes (B) is director of Christian education at St. John’s Presbyterian Church in Devon, Pennsylvania.

Antonio Monteiro (M) was ordained into the Christian ministry on Thursday, December 15, 2005, at the Igreja Batista da Avenida (Avenue Baptist Church) in Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil. He is also pastor of the church.

Stephen P. Pike (P) is commander, U.S. Navy Chaplain Corps, and regimental chaplain at the 1st Marines Camp in Pendleton, California.

Mark N. Willems (B) is pastor of Parkdale Community Church, a PCUSA congregation in Parkdale, Oregon.