In sickness and in health
TAMPA -- Rev. Bernie Lieving Jr. retires this week after 19 years at Hyde Park UMC and 27 years before that as an Army chaplain. The Tampa Tribune and television station WFLA chronicled his decision to become full-time caregiver to his wife of 54 years, Dorothy, who has been active in ministries at Hyde Park and was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease a few years ago.
To read an account of the Lievings' decision, click here.
To watch the WFLA news video, click here.