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religious organization administrator

John Nelson Langfitt, Religious organization administrator. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1971. Will Keith Kellogg Foundation fellow, 1978. Board of directors Elm City Rehabilitation Center, Jacksonville, 1974-1979. Member American Academy Religion, American Association for Higher Education, Society Biblical Literature, Rotary (secretary McKenzie chapter 1981-1987), Richland County Rotary, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Langfitt, John Nelson was born on November 7, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Nelson Langfitt Senior and Edith Frances (Reynolds) Greathead.

Education

Bachelor, Stanford (California) University, 1964. Bachelor of Divinity, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1967. Doctor of Theology, Graduate Theological Union, 1973.

Career

Associate professor religion, chaplain, Illinois College, Jacksonville, 1971-1981;executive vice president, academic dean, professor religion, Bethel College, McKenzie, Tennessee, 1981-1987;executive presbyter, John Knox Presbytery, Richland Center, Wisconsin, since 1987. Chair evaluation and goals committee Great Rivers Presbytery, Peoria, Illinois, 1977-1979. Chair bills and overtures committee Memphis Presbytery, 1986.

Commissioner general assembly United Presbyterian Church, San Diego, 1978.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1971.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: The College 1 Experience: Integrating Work, Leisure and Service, 1980. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board of directors Elm City Rehabilitation Center, Jacksonville, 1974-1979. Member American Academy Religion, American Association for Higher Education, Society Biblical Literature, Rotary (secretary McKenzie chapter 1981-1987), Richland County Rotary, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Sandra Carol Brown, December 27, 1964. Children: Laurel Joanne, Merrill Elizabeth.

father:
John Nelson Langfitt Senior Greathead

mother:
Edith Frances (Reynolds) Greathead

spouse:
Sandra Carol Brown

child:
Laurel Joanne Langfitt

child:
Merrill Elizabeth Langfitt