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religious organization administrator

Mark William Thomsen, Religious organization administrator. Avocations: jogging, golf. M C. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award Dana College, 1988. Member American Society Missiology.

Background

Thomsen, Mark William was born on February 24, 1931 in Owatonna, Minnesota, United States. Son of Jens Harry and Helena Rogna (Hansen) Thomsen.

Education

Bachelor, Dana College, 1953. Bachelor of Divinity, Trinity Theological Seminary, 1956. Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1957.

Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1971. Doctor of Divinity, Dana College, 1982.

Career

Vice principal academy affairs, member faculty Theological College Northern Nigeria, Bukuru, 1957-1966. Lutheran campus pastor University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 1966-1967. Associate professor philosophy and religion Dana College, Blair, Nebraska, 1967-1972.

Pastor St. Peter Lutheran Church, Dubuque, 1972-1980. Associate professor mission and world religions Lutheran Northwestern Theological Seminary, St. Paul, 1980-1981. Director Division for World Mission and Interch.

Cooperative American Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, 1981-1987. Executive director Division for Global Mission Evangelical Lutheran Church in American, Chicago, since 1987. Guest lecturer management of ministry Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, 1979.

Board directors Lutheran World Relief, New York City. Project committee Department for Mission and Development, Lutheran World Federation, Geneva, since 1990. Member general board National Council of the Churches of Christ in United States of America, New York City, since 1988.

Advisor Church Council, Evangelical Lutheran Church in American, Chicago, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Avocations: jogging, golf. M C.

Membership

Member American Society Missiology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jogging, golf.

Connections

Married Mary Lou Kafer, November 29, 1952. Children: Mark Lawrence, Derek James, Sandra Kay, Sheryl Louise.

father:
Jens Harry Thomsen

mother:
Helena Rogna (Hansen) Thomsen

spouse:
Mary Lou Kafer

child:
Mark Lawrence Thomsen

child:
Derek James Thomsen

child:
Sandra Kay Thomsen

child:
Sheryl Louise Thomsen