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Minister

Randy Jay Gauger, American minister. Ordained to ministry, American Baptist Churches, 1974. Named Best Minister, Topeka Metro News, 1990. Trustee Ottawa (Kansas) University, 1990-1996; vice president American Baptist Church, 1996-1997. Member Ministers Council American Baptist Churches, American Baptist Men United States of America (pastor, counselor 1991-1993).

Background

Gauger, Randy Jay was born on June 24, 1947 in Pekin, Illinois, United States. Son of Wallace Earl and Opal Ellen (Berchtold) Gauger.

Education

Bachelor, Judson College, 1969. Master of Divinity, Bethel Theological Seminary, St. Paul, 1973. Doctor of Ministry, Northern Baptist Seminary, 1996.

Career

Pastor, Delavan (Illinois) Baptist Church, 1973-1980;senior pastor, 1st Baptist Church, ElDorado, Kansas, 1980-1987;senior pastor, 1st Baptist Church, Topeka, 1987-1996;senior pastor, 1st Baptist Church of Champaign at Savoy, Illinois, since 1996. Board directors central region American Baptist Churches, Topeka, 1984-1987, department chairman evangelism, 1985-1987, chairman task force on regional mission statement, 1990-1991, chairman Facing Our Future campaign, 1990-1995. Board directors Judson College.

Conductor workshops and preaching missions. Host, phone person YourQuestion Please, Station WIBW-television, 1989-1994. Trustee Control Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Kansas, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry, American Baptist Churches, 1974.

Membership

Trustee Ottawa (Kansas) University, 1990-1996. Vice president American Baptist Church, 1996-1997. Member Ministers Council American Baptist Churches, American Baptist Men United States of America (pastor, counselor 1991-1993).

Connections

Married Mary Beth Kane, March 10, 1967. Children: Cathy Lynn Gauger Loeppky, Christy Renee.

father:
Wallace Earl Gauger

mother:
Opal Ellen (Berchtold) Gauger

spouse:
Mary Beth Kane

child:
Cathy Lynn Gauger Loeppky Gauger

child:
Christy Renee Gauger