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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

09/21/2018

Friday, September 21 — Psalm 108:6–13
1 Samuel 13; John 1:43–51

The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to till it and keep it. Genesis 2:15

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5

Creator of the universe, what a privilege you have gifted to us! You have entrusted us to care for the beautiful world that you have created. May we be worthy of that trust. May we tend your garden well. Teach us to be wise stewards and to care gently for the earth and all her creatures. Amen.

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