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religious organization administrator

Richard William Bimler, religious organization administrator. Member president's council Valparaiso University; Member Lutheran Education Association (instructor, former president), Religious Conference Management Association, American Bible Society (honorary lifetime board member).

Background

Bimler, Richard William was born on August 28, 1940 in Hillside, Illinois, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Theology, Valparaiso University, 1963. Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance, University Missouri, 1972. Postgraduate, Concordia College.

Postgraduate, University Houston. Doctor of Letters, Christ College, Irvine, California, 1988.

Career

Youth director, St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Houston, 1963-1968;director education, Trinity Lutheran Church, Mission, Kansas, 1968-1973;assistant executive secretary district services, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, St. Louis, 1977-1979;executive director youth services, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, St. Louis, 1979-1989;executive director for planning county for mission and ministry, 1989-1991;president, Wheat Ridge Foundation, Chicago, since 1991. Instructor Parent Effectiveness Training, Youth Effectiveness Training. Various positions youth gatherings.

Consultant seminar leader Lutheran Church Australia, 1985, United Bible Society, Budapest, 1988. Youth consultant.

Works

Membership

Member president's council Valparaiso University. Member Lutheran Education Association (instructor, former president), Religious Conference Management Association, American Bible Society (honorary lifetime board member).

Connections

Married Hazel Reichmann, June 10, 1961. Children: Diane Bimler Cillick, Bob, Mike.

spouse:
Hazel Reichmann

child:
Diane Bimler Cillick Bimler

child:
Bob Bimler

child:
Mike Bimler