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Clergyman

John William Zehring, American clergyman. Ordained, 1981. Member Association Theological Schools (workshop leader), United Church Christ (chair church and ministry committee), Council for Advancement and Support Education (exceptional achievement award for public relations), Augusta Clergy Association (president 1994-1997).

Background

Zehring, John William was born on September 9, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Eastern College, St. Davids, Pennsylvania, 1969. Master of Arts, Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, 1971. Master of Arts in Religious Education, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1971.

Master of Divinity, Earlham School Religion, Richmond, Indiana, 1981.

Career

Assistant dean Barrington (Rhode Island) College, 1971-1975. Special assistant to president Earlham College, 1975-1983. Vice president for development Bangor (Maine) Theological Seminary, 1983-1990.

Vice president for institutional advancement New England College, New Hampshire, 1990-1993. Senior minister South Parish Congressional Church, United Church of Christ, Augusta, Maine, since 1993. Consultant to higher education, non-profit organizations and churches, Lilly Endowment, Inc.

Board directors Maine Conference United Church of Christ, 1994-1997, Holocause Human Rights Center Maine, since 1998. Board trustees Maine Conference United Church of Christ, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Ordained, 1981.

Works

Membership

Member Association Theological Schools (workshop leader), United Church Christ (chair church and ministry committee), Council for Advancement and Support Education (exceptional achievement award for public relations), Augusta Clergy Association (president 1994-1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, sailing, canoeing, camping, writing.

Connections

Married Donna Taber, August 3, 1968. Children: Micaela, Jeremiah.

spouse:
Donna Taber

child:
Micaela Zehring

child:
Jeremiah Zehring