Dr. Mark Rich

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Dr. Mark Rich - Dr. Mark Rich Accepts West Hills Appointment...
Dr. Mark Rich Accepts West Hills Appointment Dr. Mark Rich has accepted ap-'award of the American Baptist pointment as Interim Pastor of]Home Mission Society for rural 117 &«* 4- Ui It r< T3 n wit-1 f t- i^L. t • > _ n V. S-L _.._„' .. l_ West Hills Baptist Church, it was' announced Friday. West Hills is the only church in work. He is the author of "The Larger Parish, An Effective Organization the area affiliated with the Amer-'for Rural Churches;" "Rural Pros- be: Hoffman. will ,tet are: ican (Northern) tion. Baptist Conven- Dr. Rich, since 1952 has been professor of Rural Church at the Rural Seminary of the Missouri School of religion, Columbia, Mo. For 14 years prior he was secretary secretary of Town and Country Work for the American Baptist Convention, Convention, New York. He is a native of .Oregon, a~graduate of Linfield College and Colgate-Rochester Divinity Divinity School, and took his M.A. and Ph. D. at Cornell University, majoring in rural sociology. In a 10-year pastorate in the pect;" "Some Churches in Coal Mining Communities of West Virginia;" "The Rural Church M o v e m e n t," and compiler of "Rural Life Prayers." He has served as lecturer at many universities universities and conferences and is a frequent contributor to religious journals. Dr. Rich is responsible for the the organization, in 1945, of Church Center at Green Rural Lake, IjGroton Larger Parish, New York, Dr. Rich revealed his ability for the work that is demanded of a minister in present-day rural areas. In 1935, he received at Wis., and the Commission on Rural Advance of the American Baptist [Convention. In 1953 he led a rural churchmen's tour in France, Germany Germany and Switzerland. He is an Advisory member of the Department of Town and Country Church of the National Council of Churches and chairman of the Council f churches de _ the American Baptist Convention in Colorado Springs the annual partment of rural work . He has traveled in the United States, Can"RESERVATION Can"RESERVATION SPECIALS" FROM LUKE'S APCO Gold CREAM Large, Country Fresh EGGS DO*. 39c ada and Europe. West Hills Church was founded here last year to serve both members members and associate members in the growing West End. The organization organization committee was headed by Dr. C. Stuart Exon, Clarence Keathley and John R. Hahn. The church now meets in the iSeventh Day Adventist Church at St. Mary's Boulevard and Beck St., and has contracted to buy property between Norris drive and Livingston Livingston street, where a new church will be erected. ty ers is of

Clipped from The Daily Capital News28 Jan 1961, SatPage 3

The Daily Capital News (Jefferson City, Missouri)28 Jan 1961, SatPage 3
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