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Minister

Glen Charles Knecht, American minister. Ordained Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1954, certified pastoral specialist American Association Pastoral Counselors. Named to Order of Palmetto, Governor South Carolina, 1997. Co-founder Citizens Advocating Decency, Righteousness and Ethics, Columbia, 1990—1997.

Background

Knecht, Glen Charles was born on March 19, 1930 in Ogdensburg, New York, United States. Son of Robert B. and Wilma P. Rosenbaum Knecht.

Education

Bachelor, Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee, 1950. Bachelor's Degree, Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, New Jersey, 1963. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, 1986.

Career

Pastor Union Presbyterian Church, Kirkwood, Pennsylvania, 1954—1957, Oxford Presbyterian Church, Oxford, 1963—1971. Missionary evangelist Presbyterian Church Mission Agency, Tabriz, Iran, 1957—1962. Senior pastor Wallace Memorial Presbyterian Church, Hyattsville, Maryland, 1971—1983, 1st Presbyterian Church, Columbia, South Carolina, 1983—1997.

Associate pastor 4th Presbyterian Church, Bethesda, Maryland, 1997—2007. Pastor Christ Reformed Evangelical Church, Annapolis, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Ordained Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1954, certified pastoral specialist American Association Pastoral Counselors.

Works

  • book

    • Day God Made

      (Do Christians today see the Lord's Day, the Christian Sab...)

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Day God Made, 2003. Contributor chapters to books.

Membership

Co-founder Citizens Advocating Decency, Righteousness and Ethics, Columbia, 1990—1997.

Connections

Married Betty Jane Greenwald, August 21, 1951. Children: Thomas Robert, Elizabeth Anne Myers, Wendy Jane Higgins, Janet Lynn Dick, Glen Charles Junior, Amy Carol Frierson.

father:
Robert B.

mother:
Wilma P. Rosenbaum Knecht

spouse:
Betty Jane Greenwald

child:
Thomas Robert Knecht

child:
Elizabeth Anne Myers Knecht

child:
Wendy Jane Higgins Knecht

child:
Janet Lynn Dick Knecht

child:
Glen Charles Junior Knecht

child:
Amy Carol Frierson Knecht