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Minister

Gary Alan Dickey, American minister. Certified genealogist Board Certified Genealogists. Recipient Polonia Restituta, 1990.

Background

Dickey, Gary Alan was born on January 25, 1946 in Santa Monica, California, United States. Son of Charles Harry and Audrey W. (White) Dickey.

Education

Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1968. Master of Divinity, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, 1972. Doctor of Ministry, School Theology, Claremont, California, 1974.

Doctor of Philosophy, Trinity Theological Seminary, 1996. Advanced Diploma in Local History, Oxford University, 2002. Advanced Certified Canada Records, University Toronto.

Career

Associate pastor Magnolia Park United Methodist Church, Burbank, California, 1974-1978. Senior pastor St. James United Methodist Church, Pasadena, 1978-1990, First United Methodist Church of Canoga Park, 1990—2003, Westlake Village Methodist Church, since 2003. Executive committee member California-Pacific Annual Conference Board of Ordained Ministry, 1980-1988.

Chairman Pasadena District Committee on Ordained Ministry, 1978-1990. Supervising pastor Board Higher Education, Nashville, 1978—2005.

Achievements

  • Certified genealogist Board Certified Genealogists.

Religion

No one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.

Politics

Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

Views

All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.

Membership

Member California State Governor Society Colonial Wars, Society War of 1812 (chaplian1989-, California state president 1997-1998, vice president general California 1999), Society of Sons of America Revolution (chaplain since 1988, president 1994, 95, Outstanding Citizenship award 1990, Meritorious Svc. award 1995, Silver Good Citizenship award 1996, Patriot medal 1997), Society of Sons of the Revolution, Descendants of Soldiers of Valley Forge, Society Sons American Colonists, Society Sons. Veterans Civil War, Veterinary Corps Artillery State New York, United Empire Loyalists Association (Canada), Royal Society St. George (England), Rotary (president 1989-1990, Paul Harris fellow 1986), American College Genealogists (accredited genealogist).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, travel, genealogical research.

Connections

Married Tamara Jean Kimble, January 11, 1976.

father:
Charles Harry Dickey

mother:
Audrey W. (White) Dickey

spouse:
Tamara Jean Kimble