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educator , Minister

Donald Edward Wagner, American minister, educator. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1968. Recipient Arab American University Graduates award 1982, Distinguished Service award Arab community Center, Chicago, 1993, Annual Martin Luther King Distinguished Clergy award Morehouse College, 1992, Human Rights award American Arab Anti-Discriminat Committee, 1993.

Background

Wagner, Donald Edward was born on September 3, 1942 in Medina, New York, United States. Son of Donald E. and Thelma C. (Nelson) Wagner.

Education

Bachelor, Westminster College, 1964. Master of Arts, Princeton Seminary, 1967. Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1969.

Doctor of Ministry, McCormick Seminary, 1984.

Career

Assistant to dean, Princeton (New Jersey) Seminary, 1965-1967;associate minister, Elmwood Presbyterian Church, East Orange, New Jersey, 1967-1969;associate minister, West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1970-1973;associate minister, 1st Presbyterian Church, Evanston, Illinois, 1973-1980;national director, Palestine Human Rights Campaign, Chicago, 1980-1990;director Middle East program, Mercy Corps International, Chicago, since 1990. Program coordinator Evangelicals for Middle East Understanding, 1991-1993. Campus minister Northwestern University, Evanston, 1978-1980.

Special consultant Middle East Council Churches, Limassol, Cyprus, 1987-1988. Middle East task force Chicago Presbytery, since 1978, chair, 1979-1981. Advisory bd New Outlook, Tel Aviv, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1968.

Works

Membership

Active Drug Prevention and Education, East Orange, 1969-1970, Youth Advisory Council, Ridgewood, 1971-1973.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, running, reading.

Connections

Married Drew McAllister, June 23, 1979. Children: Jay Douglas, Matthew, Anna.

father:
Donald E. Wagner

mother:
Thelma C. (Nelson) Wagner

spouse:
Drew McAllister

child:
Jay Douglas Wagner

child:
Matthew Wagner

child:
Anna Wagner