Resolution 63:2 – Memorial Resolution Albert Rule

Deacon Albert Rule of the Bible Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, TN went home to be with the Lord on January 19, 1999. Deacon Rule was a unique servant of the Lord Jesus Christ and a man of uncommon gifts. Though he was a perennial nominee for the office of elder, he consistently refused as a maffer of personal conviction relating … [more]

Resolution 64:1 – Memorial Resolution Elder Edward C. Schumacher

Edward Schumacher came from a large family that lived on a farm in the Cincinnati area. He grew up in the Lutheran Church, and benefitted from its teaching of the Catechism. Ed was a hard worker, and even during the years of the Depression was able to make money because of his willingness to work. He enjoyed various jobs throughout … [more]

Resolution 64:2 – Memorial Resolution Elder Paul Cox

Elder Paul Cox was ushered into the presence of the Lord March 13, 2000. He was born into a Christian home March 12, 1920 and was raised a Presbyterian. At the age of 13 he was saved after having talked to his pastor about the Lord. In June, 1942 he went into military service and continued to faithfully attend the … [more]

Resolution 64:3 – Memorial Resolution Marlan Justus Michel

The Rev. Marlan Justus Michel, age 75, husband of Myrtle Robertson Michel, born on June 15, 1924, died Thursday, March 2, 2000, in Taylors, South Carolina. He was born in Lakemills, Wisconsin, and was the son of the late Henry Eric and Amanda Elbert Michel. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, and was a missionary … [more]

Resolution 64:5 – Memorial Resolution William Thayer 1921-2000

William Thayer served for the past 18 years as an elder of the Bethany Bible Presbyterian Church of Glendale, California and prior to that he had served as a deacon at the Long Beach Bible Presbyterian Church. Mr. Thayer, a veteran of World War II, greeted visitors each week, and brought joy to all at Bethany. Before moving to Glendale, … [more]

Resolution 64:6 – Resolution of Thanks

The members of the 64th General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church express their appreciation to the pastor, staff and congregation of the Grace Bible Presbyterian Church of Sharonville, Ohio for their gracious hospitality. Your provision of facilities for our meetings and fellowship, the delicious meals and snacks, and many other services on your part have more than met our … [more]

Resolution 64:10 – Memorial Resolution Alford Vincentius

Alford Vincentius was born on October 17, 1918. He was ushered into the presence of the Lord in November 1999. He served in the merchant marine during World War II and then later was a boat contractor. He began attending the Lakeland Bible Presbyterian Church in 1983. He loved the Scriptures, having memorized the books of John, Romans and Ephesians. … [more]

RESOLUTION 73:02 – Memorial Resolution for Kenneth Robert Reinhard

Kenneth Robert Reinhard was born in Springville New York on September 25th, 1920.  He grew up in the suburbs of Buffalo and attended Church during that time.  Ken enjoyed sports especially basketball, baseball and football.  He attended Riverside High School and his High School football team won the Harvard Cup Championship in 1936.  He went on to play Semi pro … [more]

RESOLUTION 73:03 – Thanks to the Congregation of Ryder Memorial Presbyterian Church

Whereas we the members and guests of the 73rd General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church, meeting August 6-11 in Bristol, Tennessee, have been the recipients of delicious meals, ideal accommodations, and overall gracious southern hospitality, and Whereas we have witnessed an evident outpouring of Christian love through the hearts of the members of Ryder Memorial Presbyterian Church in preparation … [more]

RESOLUTION 74:01 Thanks to Grace Bible Presbyterian Church

Be it resolved that we, the members of the 74th General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church, meeting at Grace Bible Presbyterian Church in Sharonville, Ohio, August 5-10, 2010, do extend our heart-filled thanks to Rev. Miessler, the Church Session, as well as the entire congregation of Grace BPC, for their warm Christian hospitality. The delicious meals, the well-prepared facility, … [more]

MEMORIAL RESOLUTION 74:03 Elder Félix Irusta Choque

Félix Irusta was born in November 12, 1922, in Pocoata province Omasuyos , La Paz, Bolivia. By the grace of the Lord he received Jesus Christ as his personal Savior in 1958 in the city of La Paz. In the year 1970 He decided to reside in the town of Caranavi Nor Yungas, for reasons of his personal health and … [more]

MEMORIAL RESOLUTION 74:07 Rev. Dr. William R. Kane

Pastor William R. Kane served as a faithful servant of our Lord Jesus Christ for over 47 years. He was ordained in 1961 in the Bible Presbyterian Church. A deeply humble and knowledgeable man, he taught Biblical studies and other classes at many colleges and universities including Highland College, Clearwater College, Cohen Seminary, Pepperdine College and Los Angeles State University. … [more]

RESOLUTION 75:02 Memorial for Elder Eugene Mauzey

1922 – 2011 Eugene F. Mauzey was born September 14, 1922, at Woods Bay in Bigfork, Montana. In 1944, he was drafted into the Marine Corps and served in the Pacific on the islands of Guam, Okinawa, and Guadalcanal. He ended his military service in China where he participated in the surrender of the Japanese forces to the Chinese. On June 19, 1949, he … [more]

RESOLUTION 75:03: Memorial for the Rev. Dr. Arthur Steele

1920 – 2011 Our Lord above, according to His good and wise providence took Arthur Steele from his earthly sojourn into the glories of heaven on March 2, 2011, at the age of 90. Following years of study at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Tech, earning a degree in chemical engineering, Arthur Steele served with the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Following his military service he … [more]

RESOLUTION 75:04: Memorial for Elder Russell S. Foulke

And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me: Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works do follow them. Revelation 14:13 Elder Russell S. Foulke entered the presence of His Lord Jesus Christ April 7th 2011 at the age of 73. He served as … [more]

RESOLUTION 75:05: Memorial for Elder Robert Chandler Mullen

I have set the Lord always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.(Psalm 16:8-9) Elder Robert C. Mullen was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1917. The Savior made him His own sometime during his teenage years. He took his … [more]

RESOLUTION 75:06: Thanks to Tacoma Bible Presbyterian Church

Whereas the Tacoma Bible Presbyterian Church has been used of God as an instrument of grace for 75 years, to the saving of souls and the edification of saints; and Whereas God has been pleased to equip this church for these 75 years with men of a spiritual vision and passion to preach Christ to this community and around the world; and Whereas the pastor, … [more]

RESOLUTION 76:01: Memorial for Elder George W. Johnson, Jr.

George W. Johnson, Jr, affectionately known by all as “Coach,” was born on July 18, 1927, to proud parents George and Estelle Johnson in Lucknow, SC. George married his lovely wife, Helen, and together they raised three children. “Coach” taught Social Studies and coached cross-country and track at Brookland- Cayce High School from 1959-1989, where he won six state championships. … [more]

RESOLUTION 76:02: Resolution of Thanks

Be it resolved that we, the members of the 76th General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church, meeting at the Lakeland Bible Presbyterian Church in Lakeland, FL, August 9-14, 2012, do extend our heart-filled thanks to Rev. Blizzard, the Church Session, as well as the entire congregation of the Lakeland Bible Presbyterian Church, for their warm Christian hospitality. We are … [more]

RESOLUTION 77:05 Thanks to Bible Presbyterian Church of Grand Island

We, the Seventy-seventh General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church, meeting from August 1 through August 6, 2013, wish to praise and give thanks to the triune God through Jesus Christ our Lord, for the hospitality of the saints at the Bible Presbyterian Church of Grand Island. The General Synod gathers to labor for the sake of the church and … [more]

RESOLUTION 77:03 Memorial for Elder Charles Robert “Bud” Jones

Charles Robert “Bud” Jones was born on November 25, 1921. While many memorials can be filled with dates, places, and accomplishments, the Synod wants to share the lasting impression of one man that served his Lord with zeal and commitment in a hope that he would inspire each of us to that same dedication and character. There are three things … [more]

RESOLUTION 77:02 Memorial for Elder Joseph DeWarren Pope

J. DeWarren Pope was born October 4, 1917, in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, a son of godly Christian parents. He became a banker at the Mellon Bank of Pittsburgh. During World War II, he served in the United States Army in Korea. While there, he became friends with another Christian soldier and they attended worship services together. When he was discharged from … [more]

RESOLUTION 77:01 Memorial for Elder Edward Thomas Oliver, D.D.

Possibly Dr. Oliver touched the lives of Bible Presbyterian young people as much as any other person over the last 48 years. He was a professor of Bible at Shelton College from 1964 to 1977, then held a similar position at Clearwater Christian College from 1977 to 2005. His teaching ministry at Suncoast Bible Presbyterian Church in Palm Harbor, Florida … [more]