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Minister

Marie Charlotte Jerge, American Minister. Named one of outstanding Young Women in American, 1980. Chairperson Chautauqua County communications of Family Violence and Neglect, Mayville, 1981-1982, board directors, 1978-1988.

Background

Jerge, Marie Charlotte was born on December 26, 1952 in Mineola, New York, United States. Daughter of Charles Louis and Helen Marie (Scheld) Scharfe.

Education

AB, Smith College, 1974. Master of Divinity, Lutheran Theological Seminary of Philadelphia, 1978. Doctor of Divinity, Thiel College, 2006.

Career

Pastor St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mayville, New York, 1978-1988. Co-pastor Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Silver Creek, 1983-1988. Assistant to the bishop Upstate New York Synod, Buffalo, 1988—2002.

Director, board directors Academy of Preachers, Philadelphia, 1995-1999. Bishop Upstate New York Synod, European Landscape Contractors Association, Syracuse, since 2002. Vice president New York State Council of Churches, since 2003.

Vice chair Conference Bishop, ECLA, since 2007. Board directors Academy Preachers, Philadelphia, 1982-1999.

Membership

Chairperson Chautauqua County communications of Family Violence and Neglect, Mayville, 1981-1982, board directors, 1978-1988.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Needlecrafts, aerobics, golf, cross country skiing.

Connections

Married James Nelson Jerge, August 27, 1977.

father:
Charles Louis Scharfe

mother:
Helen Marie (Scheld) Scharfe

spouse:
James Nelson Jerge