Notices (April 30, 2004)



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Notices April 30, 2004

April 30, 2004    News media contact:  Michael Wacht*    
407-897-1140   
mwacht@flumc.org    Orlando  {0065a}

An e-Review News Item
By Nell Thrift**

Ministers who are celebrating significant anniversaries of ordination and consecration will be recognized at the 2004 Florida Annual Conference Event by the Commission on Archives and History.

Those celebrating the 50th anniversary of their ordination as deacons are William M. Ashley, Robert M. Bledsoe, John M. Brackman, William L. Brackman Jr., James R. Crook Jr., Roy A. Fiske, Jean U. Guerry, Charles L. Herron, William A. Jones, Jack C. Kelley, Basil Kustodowicz, George C. Norsworthy, Daniel D. Sain, Booker C. Short, Luther R. Stokes, Reinaldo Toledo, William P. Trobaugh and Roland D. Vanzant.

Celebrating 25 years of ordained ministry are Leslie M. Achvin, Gary M. Beam, Russell T. Belcher, Gilmer E. Benton, Hollis D. Boardman, Harold H. Frierson, M. Anne Godbold, Lee Ann Inman, Thomas J. Kowalski, David A. Liddell Jr., Roy E. Lowe Jr., C. Dennis McCullough and David H. Schantz Jr.

Those celebrating consecration as diaconal ministers 25 years ago are Thomas E. Drick, Gary R. Gray, Floyd Hickman, Rachel B. Lever and Mary S. Ward.

Any errors or omissions in the list should be reported to Thrift, conference archivist, at 683-688-9276, Thriftmail@aol.com, or P.O. Box 3767, Lakeland, FL 33802.


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*Wacht is director of Florida United Methodist Communications and managing editor
of e-Review Florida United Methodist News Service.
**Thrift is archivist for the Florida Conference.




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