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John Samuel Romig

Clergyman

John Samuel Romig, Antiguan clergyman. member Dist; member ad interim com.

Background

Romig, John Samuel was born on July 29, 1869 in St. Johns, Antigua, West Indies. Son of Bishop Benjamin and Maria Elizabeth (Wolle) Romig.

Education

Brought to America, 1878. Graduate Nazareth Hall Academy, 1883. Bachelor of Arts, Moravian College, Pennsylvania, 1888.

Bachelor of Divinity, Moravian Theological Seminary, 1890, Doctor of Divinity, 1917.

Career

Ordained Moravian (Unitas Fratrum) ministry, 1890. Pastor Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, 1890-1892, Easton, 1892-1896, Great Kills, New York, 1896-1913, 1st Church, Philadelphia, November 30, since 1913. Editor Little Missionary, 1903-1913.

Member District Executive Board, 1st District Moravian Church, 1905-1913. Secretary board of Elders of Northern Diocese of United Brethren in United States of America, 1913-1925. Delegate General Synod Moravian Church, Herrnhut, Germany, 1914.

Member ad interim committee Conference on Organic Union of the Churches, 1919. Secretary Larger Life Movement, Moravian Church, 1919-1920. Vice president Pennsylvania Bible Society Home: Philadelphia, Pa.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Little Missionary, 1903-1913. Member District Executive Board, 1st District Moravian Church, 1905-1913. Secretary board of Elders of Northern Diocese of United Brethren in United States of America, 1913-1925.Delegate General Synod Moravian Church, Herrnhut, Germany, 1914. Member ad interim committee Conference on Organic Union of the Churches, 1919. Secretary Larger Life Movement, Moravian Church, 1919-1920.Vice president Pennsylvania Bible Society.

Membership

Member Dist; member ad interim com.

Connections

Married Catharine Ulrich, September 22, 1892. Children: Clarence Benjamin, Helen Elizabeth.

father:
Bishop Benjamin Romig

mother:
Maria Elizabeth (Wolle) Romig

spouse:
Catharine Ulrich

child:
Clarence Benjamin Romig

child:
Helen Elizabeth Romig