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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

05/23/2018

Tuesday, May 22 — Psalm 68:7–18
Numbers 11; Mark 13:1–13

When I was brought low, the Lord saved me. Psalm 116:6

Paul wrote: I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me. 2 Corinthians 12:9

God, you are our strength, our shield and our fortress. Uphold us when we are weak, and protect us. Remind us that we rely on you, not on ourselves, for you are the source of our power and our salvation. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

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