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Clergyman

Darrell Carter Porter, American clergyman. Certified substance abuse preventionist, Illinois. Recipient Arts in the Community award Decatur Area Arts Council, 1995. Member Concerned Citizens Committee, Decatur, since 1994; chairman Macon County Youth Violence and Gang Task Force, Decatur, since 1993. Member Central Illinois Theatre Network, Illinois Association for Prevention, Illinois Council for Prevention of Violence.

Background

Porter, Darrell Carter was born on April 18, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles and Constance C. (Dunigan) Porter.

Education

Bachelor in Theatre and English, Regis University, Denver, 1974. Master of Arts in Christian Education, International Bible College and Seminary, Independence, Missouri, 1995.

Career

Itinerant evangelist, Darrell C. Porter Evangelistic Associations, Inc., Pasadena, California, since 1984;prevention specialist, Decatur (Illinois) Mental Health Center, 1992-1995;pastor, Christians in Fellowship, Decatur, since 1992;prevention coordinator, DeWitt County Human Resource Center, Clinton, Illinois, since 1995. Executive producer African American Cmty. Arts Theatre, Decatur, since 1995.

Member of advisory board Illinois 4-H, Champaign, 1993-1995.

Achievements

  • Certified substance abuse preventionist, Illinois.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Past and Present Day Attacks on the Holy Bible, 1993, (booklet) Spiritual Warfare Prayer, 1988. Writer, director: (stage play) No Tears in My Eyes, 1995. Editor quarterly Prayerline Newsletter, 1988-1995.

Membership

Member Concerned Citizens Committee, Decatur, since 1994. Chairman Macon County Youth Violence and Gang Task Force, Decatur, since 1993. Member Central Illinois Theatre Network, Illinois Association for Prevention, Illinois Council for Prevention of Violence.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, camping.

Connections

Married Janis Goodman, February 11, 1980 (divorced April 1982). 1 child, Serena; married Wanda A. Odeneal, May 28, 1994. Children: Zachary, Chase, WrazsaniƩ, Dairyia.

father:
Charles Porter

mother:
Constance C. (Dunigan) Porter

spouse:
Janis Goodman

spouse:
Wanda A. Odeneal

child:
Serena Porter

child:
Zachary Porter

child:
Chase Porter

child:
WrazsaniƩ Porter

child:
Dairyia Porter