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chaplaincy training director

C. Ronald Phelps, American chaplaincy training director. Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1959. Staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1948-1952. Member National VA Chaplains Association, Military Chaplains Association United States of America (Distinguished Service award 1991).

Background

Phelps, C. Ronald was born on March 31, 1930 in Flint, Michigan, United States. Son of Maurice Edwin and Iva Pauline (McCullough) Phelps.

Education

Bachelor, Grand Canyon College, 1958. Bachelor's Degree, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, 1961. Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, 1973.

Career

Pastor 1st Baptist Church, Lingleville, Texas, 1959-1961. Associate pastor Center Baptist Church, Flint, Michigan, 1961-1963. Chaplain trainee Federal Bureau Prisons, El Reno, Oklahoma, 1963-1964.

Staff chaplain Veterans Administration Medical Center, Allen Park, Michigan, 1964-1986. Director chaplain training and development Department Veterans Affairs, Hampton, Virginia, since 1986. Department chaplain Michigan department American Legion, Lansing, 1979-1980.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1959.

Membership

Staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1948-1952. Member National VA Chaplains Association, Military Chaplains Association United States of America (Distinguished Service award 1991).

Connections

Married Audrey Eleanor Hormel, April 22, 1955. Children: Diane, Donna, Deborah.

father:
Maurice Edwin Phelps

mother:
Iva Pauline (McCullough) Phelps

spouse:
Audrey Eleanor Hormel

child:
Diane Phelps

child:
Donna Phelps

child:
Deborah Phelps