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Clergyman

Richard Edward O'Hara, American clergyman. Ordained to ministry Conservative Congressional Christian Conference, 1976. Byington fellow Gordon-Conwell Theological School, South Hamilton, 1975; recipient Community Service award, Lynn, 1987, 88, 89.

Background

O'Hara, Richard Edward was born on October 6, 1947 in Baltimore. Son of Richard Edward and Naomi Caroline (Wantz) O'H.

Education

Bachelor, Washington Bible College, 1970. Master Religious Education, Golden Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, Massachusetts, 1975. Doctor Ministry, Trinity Theological Seminary, Newburgh, Indiana, 1987.

Career

Associate pastor, The College Church, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1974-1977;pastor, Union Church, Tyringham, Massachusetts, 1978-1983;professor, Berkshire Christian College, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1977-1983; Adjunct Professor, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, Massachusetts, since 1985;pastor, First Church of Christ Congressional, Lynn, Massachusetts, since 1983. Board directors New England Association Christian Education, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1980-1986, Evangelistic Association New England, Boston, 1984-1988. Chaplain Berkshire County House of Correction, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1981-1983, Lynn Fire Department, since 1984, Atlanticare Medical Center, Union Hospital, 1990.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Conservative Congressional Christian Conference, 1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: God's Prophetic Calendar, 1981.

Membership

Delaware White House Conference on Family, Washington, 1980. Member, chairman School Committee Union 29, Tyringham, 1980-1983. Board member Christian Action Council, Boston, 1985.

Leader Lynn Council on Aging, 1984-1989. Member National Association Professors Christian Education, The Alban Institute, Rotary Club of LYnn (sergeant at arms 1990).

Connections

Married Marilyn Elizabeth Widmer, May 10, 1975. Children: Joshua Douglas, Jesse Daniel, Jonathan David.

father:
Richard Edward O'H.

mother:
Naomi Caroline (Wantz) O'H.

spouse:
Marilyn Elizabeth Widmer

child:
Joshua Douglas O'Hara

child:
Jesse Daniel O'Hara

child:
Jonathan David O'Hara