Short to be ordained and will serve as Tontogany pastor PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 02 May 2014 10:02
TONTOGANY - On Sunday, the Maumee Valley Presbytery will be ordaining Pamela Short as a teaching elder and she will be installed as Tontogany Presbyterian's "permanent pastor." The service  begins at 11 a.m. with a luncheon to follow.
Short, born in the 1950s to John and Marthella Rupp Graf, she married Peter Short and they have two children, Benjamin Short, a student at the Memphis Theological Seminary in Tennessee and Allison Short Lorenz of Perrysburg, with one grandchild.
Short said she was shaped by the ecumenical farming community of Franklin Township in Fulton County where she was raised.  The 1973 graduate of Archbold High School attended the Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church. She was baptized into the Body of Christ through that church in1966.
After graduating from the Toledo Hospital School of Nursing in 1976, she practiced nursing for 25 years, mostly at Fulton County Health Center. In 2004 she graduated with honors from the Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Indiana.
Short has taught at varios colleges in her career.
She previously served at two Mennonite churches and then migrated to the Presbyterian Church USA in 2011 as interim pastor of Tontogany Presbyterian, where she will now serve.

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