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Stephen Gustav Mensing, American bishop. Ordained to ministry Congregation of Christ Church, 1979.

Background

Mensing, Stephen Gustav was born on August 6, 1946 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Lipshutz and Dorthey (Maurer) Mensing.

Education

Bachelor in Human Superior vena cava syndrome, Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio, 1977;Master of Education in Counseling, Antioch University, Philadelphia, 1979;Master of Theology, Body of Christ Seminary, Nashville, 1983;Doctor of Theology, Body of Christ Seminary, Texarkana, Texas, 1990.

Career

Director religious education, Body of Christ Ministries, 1st Church Body of Christ, Philadelphia, 1979-1982;pastor, Body of Christ Ministries, 1st Church Body of Christ, Philadelphia, 1983-1989;assistant director West African missions, Congregation of Christ Church, Ghana and Nigeria, 1988-1989;bishop, Congregation of Christ Church, Philadelphia, since 1989;director global missions, Congregation of Christ Church, Philadelphia, since 1990. Director Center for Multi-Perspective's Counseling, Philadelphia, since 1986.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Congregation of Christ Church, 1979.

Membership

President I Act International, Philadelphia, 1984. Vice president Philadelphia Interfaith Council, 1984. Board directors Society for Emotional Education, Philadelphia, 1986.

Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, West African Missionary Society, Christian Ethicist Society, American Pastoral Counselors Society, Union of Spiritual Humanists (president 1994).

Connections

Married Molly Northouse, October 17, 1986 (divorced February 1994).

father:
William Lipshutz Mensing

mother:
Dorthey (Maurer) Mensing

spouse:
Molly Northouse