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‘Parable of Loving Father’ to highlight second Lenten Luncheon on March 5
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The Rev. Rick Mills of the Island Presbyterian Church of Corpus Christi will speak on the topic “Parable of the Loving Father” for the second program in the Margaret Moser Memorial Lenten Luncheon series at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church next Tuesday, March 5.

Lunch will be served by the women of First Presbyterian from 11:30 a.m. until noon, with the program beginning by 12:05 and ending by 1 p.m. The cost is $7 per program.

Reservations should be made by calling the St. Philip’s office at 358-2730 by Friday afternoon, March 1, if at all possible. Those missing that deadline may still make a reservation by leaving a message on the answering machine or calling the church office before 10 o’clock Monday morning, March 3. Those with reservations for the series will be automatically renewed.

A native of Detroit, Mich., Mills graduated from Alma College, a Presbyterian college in central Michigan, with a BA in philosophy. After graduating from San Francisco Theological Seminary, he served churches in California, Minnesota, Illinois and Oklahoma.

After his first wife died, he and their youngest daughter moved to Ardmore, Okla., where he served as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church and met and married the Rev. Linda Sherry. After pastoring several churches in Oklahoma, he accepted a call from Island Presbyterian in Corpus Christi, where he and Sherry now make their home. She is pastor of Beeville’s First Presbyterian Church.

This September, Mills will celebrate 40 years in ministry. Between them, he and Sherry have seven children and seven grandchildren. They enjoy boating, fishing and visiting their grandchildren.
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