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Minister

Leroy Dale Smalley, American minister. Certified seconday teacher, Puerto Rico, Arizona; ordained to ministry Disciples of Christ. Decorated Navy Cross, Silver Star, Cross of Gallantry. Staff member New Progressive Party, Santurce, Puerto Rico, 1977-1982; member Friends of Puerto Rico in Arizona, Glendale, since 1989. Member American Ministerial Association (regional minister since 1989).

Background

Smalley, Leroy Dale was born on July 31, 1952 in High Gate, Missouri, United States.

Education

Bachelor in History/Secondary Education, Interamerican University University, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, 1977. Bachelor of Science in World Affairs, World University, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, 1982. Master of Religious Education in Church History, New York Theological Seminary, 1986.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Life Center, Phoenix, 1990.

Career

Pastor Wurzburg (Federal Republic Germany) Christian Servicemen's Center, 1974-1976. Pastor, founder Minstry to the Military, Inc., Catano, Puerto Rico, 1977-1989. President Caribbean Christian University, Brisas Del Mar, Luquillio, Puerto Rico, 1977-1989.

Pastor Beulah Church of Christ, Bronx, New York, 1982-1983, Gospel Temple Church of Christ, New York City, 1983-1984, West Manhattan Church of Christ, New York City, 1984-1986. Founder, president Valley of the Sun Theological Seminary, Phoenix, since 1991. Pastor First Church of Christ, since 1991.

General bishop Churches of Christ, Disciples of Christ International, since 1991. High school history teacher Glendale (Arizona) Union High School, since 1990. Member University of Life Center, Phoenix, since 1990, Disciples of Christ Ministerial Conference, Phoenix, since 1989, North America Christian Convention, Cincinnati, since 1978, National Missionary Convention, Copeland, Kansas, since 1978, World Conference of Churches of Christ, Richardson, Texas, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Certified seconday teacher, Puerto Rico, Arizona. Ordained to ministry Disciples of Christ.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Confession of Faith, 1986. Editor: We Are One/Somos Unos, 1989.

Membership

Staff member New Progressive Party, Santurce, Puerto Rico, 1977-1982. Member Friends of Puerto Rico in Arizona, Glendale, since 1989. Member American Ministerial Association (regional minister since 1989).

Connections

Son of Richard Dale and Mary Catherine (Snodgrass) S. Widowed; 1 child, Michael Kenneth Guy. Married Myriam Lartigue Perez, September 26, 1976.

Children: Keith Dwaine Guy, Betsy Lynn, Natheniel Kenneth.

father:
Richard Dale Smalley

mother:
Mary Catherine (Snodgrass) Smalley

spouse:
Myriam Lartigue Perez

child:
Michael Kenneth Guy Smalley

child:
Keith Dwaine Guy Smalley

child:
Betsy Lynn Smalley

child:
Natheniel Kenneth Smalley