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religion educator

Mary Dill Matz, American religion educator. Ordained to ministry Moravian Church, 1975.

Background

Matz, Mary Dill was born on August 10, 1931 in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Charles Morgan and Olive (Wise) Dill.

Education

Bachelor, Grove City College, 1953. Master of Divinity, Moravian Theological Seminary, 1975. D. Ministry, Drew University, 1982.

Career

Director Christian education, 1st Presbyterian Church, Athens, Ohio., 1953-1954; assistant minister, Center Moravian Church, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1975-1977; director educational ministries, Moravian Church, Northern Province, Bethlehem, 1975-1977. Member steering committee Church Urban Action Fund, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, since 1980. Board directors New Bethany Ministries, Bethlehem, 1985-1987.

Chair education for Christian life and mission National Council Churches, 1985-1987, chair education, communication and discipleship unit, since 1990, vice president National Council Churches, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Moravian Church, 1975.

Membership

Board of directors, member allocations committee United Way, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, and WarrenCounty, New Jersey, 1977-1985. Board directors Young Women’s Christian Association, Bethlehem, 1982-1988;president, board directors Meals on Wheels, Northampton County, 1977-1983. News broadcaster blind radio station RADPRIN, Northampton and Warren Counties, since 1990.

Member Association Retarded Citizens, Citizens Outreach Visitors (board directors since 1990), Association Presbyterian Church Educators, Association Psychological Type, International Association Women Ministers, National Council on Aging, Rotary.

Connections

Married William Wismer Matz, January 8, 1955. Children: William Wismer Junior, Randall Charles.

father:
Charles Morgan Dill

mother:
Olive (Wise) Dill

spouse:
William Wismer Matz

child:
William Wismer Junior Matz

child:
Randall Charles Matz