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Chaplain

Dennis Dean Schurter, American chaplain.

Background

Schurter, Dennis Dean was born on September 19, 1942 in Great Falls, Montana, United States. Son of Orie Olin and Martha Mary (Priboth) Schurter.

Education

Bachelor, Concordia Senior College, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1964. Master of Divinity, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, 1968. Doctor Ministry, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, 1987.

Career

Pastor, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Waxahachie, Texas, 1968-1972;pastor, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Greenville, Texas, 1972-1974;chaplain, Denton (Texas) STate School, Denton, Texas, l975-88;director chaplaincy services, Denton (Texas) State School, l988-. Past president, treasurer Denton Hospital Chaplaincy Board, 1980-1989, chairman, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to professional journals.

Membership

Assistant scoutmaster Denton area Boy Scouts American, 1982-1990. Board directors, treasurer Association for Retarded Citizens, Denton County, 1988-1993. Board directors The Arc of Texas, 1993-1994.

Captain United States Air Force Reserve, 1966-1975. Fellow College Chaplains. Member American Association on Mental Retardation (religion division secretary 1976-1978, certification committee chair since 1993), Texas Mental Health-Mental Retardation Chalpains Association (secretary 1987-1988, president 1988-1989).

Connections

Married Sandra Carol Boehme, August 21, 1965. Children: Stephanie Ann, Kyle Christopher.

father:
Orie Olin Schurter

mother:
Martha Mary (Priboth) Schurter

spouse:
Sandra Carol Boehme

child:
Stephanie Ann Schurter

child:
Kyle Christopher Schurter