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Minister

Laura Shelton Mendenhall, American minister. Certified secondary teacher. Named Distinguished Alumni, Austin College, 1990.

Background

Mendenhall, Laura Shelton was born on October 4, 1946 in Tyler, Texas, United States. Daughter of Robert Lewis and Grace (Doss) S.

Education

Bachelor, Austin College, 1969. Master of Arts, Presbyterian School Christian Education, Richmond, Virginia, 1971. Master of Divinity, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1980.

Career

Staff educator, San Gabriel Presbytery, 1977-1980;associate pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Orlando, Florida, 1980-1983;associate pastor, Center Presbyterian Church, Austin, Texas, 1983-1987;co-pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Victoria, Texas, 1987-1991;senior pastor, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Austin, since 1991. Keynote speaker, preacher Missouri Ranch Presbyterian Conference Center, Kerrville, texas, 1983-1991, Montreat (North Carolina) Presbyterian Conference Center, 1985-1992. Workshop leader/preacher Theology and Worship Unit/General Assembly Presbyterian Church, Louisville, 1990-1991.

Moderator Mission Presbytery, 1990-1991. Delegate general assembly Presbyterian Church, 1992.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary teacher.

Connections

Married Charles M. Mendenhall III, June 7, 1970. Children: Maury Lynne, Matthew Lewis.

father:
Robert Lewis S.

mother:
Grace (Doss) S.

spouse:
Charles M. Mendenhall III

child:
Maury Lynne Mendenhall

child:
Matthew Lewis Mendenhall