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Donald Ray Matney Edit Profile

Clergyman

Donald Ray Matney, American clergyman. Ordained to ministry Methodist Church as deacon, 1973, as elder, 1976. Recipient Certified for Service Compassionate Friends, 1987.

Background

Matney, Donald Ray was born on September 23, 1946 in Neodesha, Kansas, United States. Son of Marlin E. and Julia C. (Meadows) Matney.

Education

Bachelor in Business and Public Administration, George Mason College, 1972. Master of Divinity, Wesley Seminary, 1975. Doctor in Ministry, Drew University, 1985.

Career

Pastor, New York Hill-Sandy Hook Charge United Methodist Church, Brunswick, Maryland., 1973-1977; associate pastor, Hughes United Methodist Church, Wheaton, Maryland., 1977-1982; pastor, Cape St. Claire United Methodist Church, Annapolis, Maryland., 1982-1990; pastor, Trinity United Methodist Church, Annapolis, Maryland., since 1990. Chairman, board directors Annapolis Pastoral Counseling, 1983-1988. Member board advisors Compassionate Friends, Annapolis, since 1988.

Member county on finance Baltimore Conference, since 1984, co-chairman, steering committee for capital funds, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Methodist Church as deacon, 1973, as elder, 1976.

Membership

Chaplain Company 19, Rescue Squad, Brunswick, 1974-1977. With United States Army, 1966-1968, Vietnam. Member Junior Chamber of Commerce (secretary Brunswick chapter 1976-1977, Outstanding Jaycee award 1977), Kiwanis (board directors Wheaton chapter 1980-1982, Life member award 1981).

Connections

Married Dolores G. Matney. Children: Patricia C., Brian L.

father:
Marlin E. Matney

mother:
Julia C. (Meadows) Matney

spouse:
Dolores G. Matney

child:
Patricia C. Matney

child:
Brian L. Matney