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Minister

John Arthur Van Strickland, American minister. Ordained to Association Unity Churches, 1976. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1982. Trustee, Kansas Children's Museum; volunteer Unity Help Line, Unity Village, 1975-1976. Member Rotary (youth services committee, chairman invocation committee 1988-1989, Paul Harris fellow).

Background

Strickland, John Arthur Van was born on September 25, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Maurice Alexander and Irma (Surovy) Strickland.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Georgia State University, 1974. Ministry program, Unity Ministerial School, 1976.

Career

Minister Unity Church Christianity, Santa Rosa, California, 1976-1977, minister Jacksonville, Florida, 1978-1979. Director prayer ministry Unity School Christianity, Unity Village, Missouri, 1979-1990, member task force, 1984-1987, member advisory council, since 1987. Minister Unity Center, New York City, 1990-1991, Unity Church, Hawaii, since 1991.

Trustee Association Unity Churches, since 1994, member executive committee, since 1995, chairman board, since 1998. Coordinator International Youth of Unity, Unity Village, 1975-1976. Volunteer chaplain Jackson County Jail, Kansas City, 1974-1975.

Achievements

  • Ordained to Association Unity Churches, 1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Trustee, Kansas Children's Museum. Volunteer Unity Help Line, Unity Village, 1975-1976. Member Rotary (youth services committee, chairman invocation committee 1988-1989, Paul Harris fellow).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Running, physical fitness, hiking, music.

Connections

Married Constance Fillmore, December 24, 1976 (divorced August 1984). Married Brenda Cecile Bunch, November 23, 1985.

father:
Maurice Alexander Strickland

mother:
Irma (Surovy) Strickland

spouse:
Constance Fillmore

spouse:
Brenda Cecile Bunch