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Minister

Mark Anthony Meeks, American Minister. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1973. Regional coordinator Amnesty International, Denver. Member Capitol Hill United Ministries (president 1986-1991, chaplain 1991-1994,president since 1998), Colorado Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Sierra Club, Colorado Environmental Coalition, Assets Based Cmty. Development Religious Netowrk, Dietrich Bonhoeffer Society.

Background

Meeks, Mark Anthony was born on September 24, 1946 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Frederick Earl and Lillie Mae (Chaddick) Meeks.

Education

Associate of Arts, Dallas Baptist College, 1967;Bachelor, University Texas at Arlington, 1969;postgraduate, Southwestern Baptist Seminary, 1969-1972;Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Seminary, 1973.

Career

Pastor Grace Baptist Church, Heidelberg, Germany, 1973-1976. Co-director Karis Community, Denver, 1978-1980. Spiritual leader Capitol Heights Presbyterian Church, a More Light Congregation, since 1979.

Member ecumenical ministry team Capitol Heights Presbyn and Ten-Thirty Catholic Community, Denver, 1982-1992.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1973.

Membership

Regional coordinator Amnesty International, Denver. Member Colorado Judicial Performance Commission for District II, since 2002. Member of Wilderness Society, Southern Utah Wilderness Associate, Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, Dietrich Bonhoeffer Society, Colorado Environmental Coalition, Families and Allies Working Together, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Capitol Hill United Ministries (president 1986-1991, chaplain 1991-1994, president 1998—2001, chaplain since 2002), Assets Based Community Development Religious Network, Audubon Society, Sierra Club.

Connections

Married Debra Ann Yeager, October 30, 1985. Children: Jessica, Lillian, Sonya.

father:
Frederick Earl Meeks

mother:
Lillie Mae (Chaddick) Meeks

spouse:
Debra Ann Yeager

child:
Jessica Meeks

child:
Lillian Meeks

child:
Sonya Meeks