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Minister

Ernest Edward Bortner, American minister. Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church, 1952. Member Rotary Club, Cumberland, Bel Air, Silver Spring, 1969-1983. Member National Planned Giving Association, National Society Fund Raising Executives, Lions (board directors Sandy Spring club since 1990).

Background

Bortner, Ernest Edward was born on July 3, 1930 in Baltimore. Son of Ernest Edward Senior and Grace Lorraine (Garrett) Bortner.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1951. Master of Divinity, Duke University, 1954. Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1956.

Doctor of Ministry, Lancaster Theological Seminary, 1978.

Career

Minister, Epworth United Methodist Church, Cockeysville, Maryland., 1955-1961;senior minister, Corkran Memorial United Methodist Church, Temple Hills, Maryland., 1961-1969;senior minister, Centre St. United Methodist Church, Cumberland, Maryland., 1969-1973;senior minister, Bel Air (Maryland.) United Methodist Church, 1973-1979;senior minister, Colesville United Methodist Church, Silver Spring, Maryland., 1979-1983;minister, Ferndale United Methodist Church, Glen Burnie, Maryland., 1983-1985;associate director development, Asbury Methodist Village, Gaithersburg, Maryland., since 1986.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church, 1952.

Membership

Member Rotary Club, Cumberland, Bel Air, Silver Spring, 1969-1983. Member National Planned Giving Association, National Society Fund Raising Executives, Lions (board directors Sandy Spring club since 1990).

Connections

Married Martha Nicholson, June 1, 1955. Children: Lorraine, E. Edward III.

father:
Ernest Edward Senior Bortner

mother:
Grace Lorraine (Garrett) Bortner

spouse:
Martha Nicholson

child:
Lorraine Bortner

child:
E. Edward III Bortner