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Obituary: The Rev. John Case

Brother John H. Case died in Lakehurst, New Jersey, March 1, 2014, at age 83 years.

Born November 9, 1930 in New York City, N.Y, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hadley Case. Brother Case graduated from Towson State University, Towson, Md. in 1972, received an M. Div. from Lancaster Theological Seminary in 1981 and a certificate from Moravian Theological Seminary in 1982. He was ordained a Deacon in the Moravian ministry July 25, 1982 and consecrated a Presbyter October 18, 1987.

He was united in marriage to Naomi Robinson September 5, 1964 and together they served pastorates in California (Morongo) and New Jersey (Evangel). Brother Case was America’s first mission pastor to Labrador, serving the Hopedale congregation from 1982-1987. He entered into retirement June 30, 1994.

His wife, Naomi; daughters Debra and Katrina; and son John survive Brother Case.

A memorial service was held March 7, 2014 at Brig. General William C. Doyle Veteran Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, N.J.

 

From the May 2014 Moravian Magazine

Moravian Daily Texts

08/21/2017

Monday, August 21† — Psalm 102:1–11
Jeremiah 16:14–17:27; 1 Timothy 2:8–3:7

The Lord will not reject forever. Although he causes grief, he will have compassion according to the abundance of his steadfast love. Lamentations 3:31–32

And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm, and steadfast. 1 Peter 5:10 (NIV)

God of all grace, you do not ask us to go where you are not already going before us. Teach us to trust you. We go out today in your name. Amen.

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