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Minister

Gary Levi Chapman, American minister. Ordained to ministry United Church of Christ, 1974. Named Outstanding Young Religious Leader Danville Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1978; recipient recognition Chicago Theological Seminary Alumni Council, 1979.

Background

Chapman, Gary Levi was born on August 13, 1946 in Champaign, Illinois, United States. Son of Harold H. and Vena M. (Warfel) Chapman.

Education

Bachelor, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1968. Doctor of Ministry, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1973.

Career

Minister, United Church Tilton, Danville, Illinois, 1973-1980;pastor, St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Minonk, Illinois, 1980-1988;pastor, Zion United Church of Christ, Burlington, Iowa., since 1988. Delegate general synod United Church of Christ, Ames, Iowa, 1985. Delegate, director Illinois Conference Council, Westchester, 1984-1988.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry United Church of Christ, 1974.

Membership

Director Young Men’s Christian Association, Burlington, since 1990. Scoutmaster troop 878 Boy Scouts American, Minonk, 1983-1988. Board directors Illinois Farm Worker Ministry, Downers Grove, since 1986.

Member Society Biblical Literature, Jewish-Christian Dialogue Project, Amnesty International, National Impact, Illinois Impact, Iowa Impact, Burlington Area Council Churches (president since 1990), Southeastern Iowa Association (vice president, president since 1990).

Connections

Married Janet R. Chapman, August 31, 1968. Children: Alicia Kathrin, Nathan Paul.

father:
Harold H. Chapman

mother:
Vena M. (Warfel) Chapman

spouse:
Janet R. Chapman

child:
Alicia Kathrin Chapman

child:
Nathan Paul Chapman