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Minister

Joseph Michael Freeman, American minister. Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church in American, 1975. Recipient Letter of Commendation, National Institute of Mental Health, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, 1979,Preaching prize Yale University. Member Association Clinical Pastoral Education, Association Mental Health Clergy, Southeast Lions Club (lion tamer), Fishers Ministerial Association (president 1982-1987).

Background

Freeman, Joseph Michael was born on November 12, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Joseph Boyd Freeman and Dolores (Shea) Garrettson.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Wittenberg U., Springfield, Ohio, 1970;Master of Divinity, Yale University, 1974;student clinical pastoral education, National Institute of Mental Health, Washington, 1974-1975, 78-79.

Career

Assistant pastor St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Lima, Ohio, 1975-1978. Associate pastor Bethany Lutheran Church, Engelwood, Colorado, 1979-1981. Mission pastor, parish pastor Christ the Savior Lutheran Church, Fishers, Indiana, since 1981.

Board member Tri-County Mental Health Center, Indianapolis, 1984-1991, Tri-County Mental Health Center Foundation, Indianapolis, 1988-1991. Chairperson Congressional Mental Health Ministries Commission, Association Mental Health Clergy, 1985-1990. Religious discussion group leader Tri-County Mental Health Center, Indianapolis, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church in American, 1975.

Membership

Member Association Clinical Pastoral Education, Association Mental Health Clergy, Southeast Lions Club (lion tamer), Fishers Ministerial Association (president 1982-1987).

Connections

Married Sandra Kay Kluck, December 29, 1979. Children: Hannah Christine, Rachel Elizabeth.

father:
Joseph Boyd Freeman Garrettson

mother:
Dolores (Shea) Garrettson

spouse:
Sandra Kay Kluck

child:
Hannah Christine Freeman

child:
Rachel Elizabeth Freeman