Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Steve Gregory to retire as District Executive

Steven W. Gregory has announced his plans to retire as District Executive of the Oregon and Washington District effective September 31, 2011. Gregory began his ministry as district executive on November 1, 1999.

Steven Wendell Gregory was licensed in 1962 and ordained in 1969 at the Lacey (Wash.) Community Church of the Brethren. He is a graduate of La Verne (Calif.) College (now University of La Verne) and received his M.Div. from Bethany Theological Seminary in 1969.

Gregory served as pastor of the Outlook (Wash.) Church of the Brethren from July 1969 to February 1972, pastor of the Ladera Church of the Brethren (Los Angeles, Calif.) from February 1972 to August 1977, campus minister at University of La Verne from August 1977 to August 1989, pastor of the Mountain View Church of the Brethren (Boise, Idaho) from August 1989 to August 1997, and as a member of the Congregational Life Ministries team of the Church of the Brethren General Board (now Mission and Ministry Board) from January 2000 to April 2009, along with his ministry as district executive of the Oregon and Washington District.

The Gregory's plan to continue to live in Wenatchee ,Wash. They look forward to traveling, gardening,refurbishing their Craftsman style house, and volunteering!

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