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Minister

Gary Stephan Porter, American Minister. Ordained to ministry Fellowship of Christian Assemblies, 1982. Township coordinator Republican party primary election, 16th Congressional District, 1978; member precinct committee Republican party, Rockford, 1982-1986. Member Association Christian Therapists.

Background

Porter, Gary Stephan was born on November 23, 1952 in Bangor, Maine, United States. Son of Leo Gilman and Gloria May (Getchell) Porter.

Education

Bachelor in England Bible, Rockford (Illinois) School Theology, 1977.

Career

Minister, Open Bible Church, Polo, Illinois, 1976-1979; administrator, Neues Leben Illinois, Polo, 1979; minister, Faith Center, Rockford, 1981-1990; founding minister, Vineyard Ministries, Roscoe, Illinois, 1990-1997; minister, Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, since 1998. Board directors Mobile Love, Rockford, 1976-1981. President Polo Ministerial Association, 1977-1978.

Northern Illinois area advisor Women Aglow International, since 1988. Seminar lecturer, since 1990. Chaplain Rockford Police Department, 1987-1990.

Conference speaker, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Fellowship of Christian Assemblies, 1982.

Membership

Township coordinator Republican party primary election, 16th Congressional District, 1978. Member precinct committee Republican party, Rockford, 1982-1986. Member Association Christian Therapists.

Connections

Married Jo Ann Sturm, September 7, 1974. Children: Matthew, Lisa.

father:
Leo Gilman Porter

mother:
Gloria May (Getchell) Porter

spouse:
Jo Ann Sturm

child:
Lisa Porter

child:
Matthew Porter