Shepherd, Thomas W. 1946-

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SHEPHERD, Thomas W. 1946-


PERSONAL: Born June 10, 1946, in Reading, PA; son of Bettie Louis (Schreck) Carter; married Carol-Jean Loos, November 12, 1983; children: Adrian Thomas Schlesinger, William Emerson, Staci Schreck, Nicholas Schreck, Emily Jean, Lindsey Susan. Ethnicity: "Pennsylvania Dutch." Education: University of Idaho, B.S. (cum laude; education), 1973; Lancaster Theological Seminary, M.Div. (magna cum laude; first in class). Politics: "Liberal-moderate democrat." Religion: "UFBL; Unity; UUA; New Thought Christian." Hobbies and other interests: "Star Trek online simulations, science-fiction writing."


ADDRESSES: Home—410 Shallowford Circle, Augusta, GA 30907.


CAREER: U.S. Army, chaplain, retiring 1988; served in Vietnam, Richmond Country Schools, Augusta, GA, teacher, 1990-2000; UFBL, Miami, FL, assistant executive director, 2000-01. Richmond County, GA, board of elections member.


MEMBER: SSMR, GAE, RD DP.

AWARDS, HONORS: Military: Two distinguished flying crosses, an air medal, and a purple heart.


WRITINGS:


Friends in High Places (religious studies), Unity Books, 1985.

Glimpses of Truth (religious studies), UFBL Press, 2000.