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Minister

James Marsh MacKellar, American minister. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1955.

Background

MacKellar, James Marsh was born on June 23, 1931 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Gordon and Anita Ferous (Cornelius) MacK.

Education

Bachelor, Cornell University, 1952. Master of Divinity, Princeton Theol Seminary, 1955.

Career

Pastor, 1st Presbyterian Church, Dryden, New York, 1955-1959;pastor, 1st Presbyterian Church, Waverly, New York, 1959-1965;pastor, 1st Presbyterian Church, Stirling, New Jersey, 1965-1976;pastor, Forest Presbyterian Church, Lyons Falls, New York, 1976-1985;stated clerk, Presbytery, Newton, New Jersey, 1970-1975;stated clerk, Synod of the N.E., 1975-1996;stated clerk, Presbytery of Northern New England, 1987-1992.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1955.

Membership

Captain Township Long Hill, New Jersey, First Aid Squad, 1974-1976. Permanent judicial commission General Assembly Presbyterian Church, 1991-1997. Moderator Town of Newport, Vermont, 1993-2002.

Member advisory committee on the Constitution of the General Assembly, Presbyterian Church in United States of America, since 1998, moderator, since 2001. Member National Association Parliamentarians (registered parliamentarian), Vermont Ecumenical Council and Bible Society (vice president 1990-1991, president 1991-1992), Border Area Clergy Associate (treasurer 1992-2001).

Connections

Married A. Eugenia Orthey, August 20, 1955. Children: Ian James, Margaret Alice, Bruce William.

father:
Gordon MacK.

mother:
Anita Ferous (Cornelius) MacK.

spouse:
A. Eugenia Orthey

child:
Ian James MacKellar

child:
Margaret Alice MacKellar

child:
Bruce William MacKellar