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educator , Minister

Thomas Bowie Slater, American minister, educator. Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church. Board directors Wesley Foundation, University Virginia, 1985-1988, University Georgia, since 1990. Member Society Biblical Literature, Alpha Phi Omega.

Background

Slater, Thomas Bowie was born on July 28, 1952 in Magnolia, Arkansas, United States. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Thelma Lee (Bowie) Slater.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism with honors, Arkansas Technology University, 1974. Master of Theology, Southern Methodist University, 1978. Doctor of Ministry in Christian Education, Southern Methodist University, 1981.

Postdoctoral studies, University Virginia.

Career

Associate pastor, St. James African Methodist Episcopal Temple, Dallas, 1975-1976; minister-in-training, El Paso (Texas) Wesley Foundation/St. James-Myrtle United Methodist Church, 1976-1977; associate pastor, Greater Garth Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Dallas, 1978-1979; campus minister, Greater Dallas Commmunity of Churches, 1978-1980; pastor, Conner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Little Rock, 1980-1983; academic dean, Jackson Theological Seminary, North Little Rock, Arkansas, 1980-1983; associate director, John Wesley United Methodist Parish, Little Rock, 1983-1984; pastor, Haden's Chapel United Methodist Church, Palmyra, Virginia, 1985-1986; teaching assistant department religious studies, University of Virginia, 1986-1987; instructor department religion, U. Georgia, Athens, since 1988; undergraduate advisor, U. Georgia, Athens, 1989-1991. Learning associate student development and programs department Mountain View College, Dallas, 1979-1980. Instructor Bible Perkins School Theology, Southern Methodist U., 1980-1988.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to religious journals.

Membership

Board directors Wesley Foundation, University Virginia, 1985-1988, University Georgia, since 1990. Member Society Biblical Literature, Alpha Phi Omega.

Connections

Married Renea Denise Bush, December 27, 1986.

father:
Thomas Jefferson Slater

mother:
Thelma Lee (Bowie) Slater

spouse:
Renea Denise Bush