I was born in the Salamanca, NY hospital and raised on a dairy farm in Great Valley, NY. I graduated from grade school in Great Valley and graduated from high school in Ellicottville, NY. I did the first part of my post-graduate studies at the Buffalo Bible Institute, in Buffalo, NY, transferred to Houghton College, in Houghton, NY and graduated with a BS in Bible and Theology. During the years (1967 & 1968) at Houghton, I served a student church for the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Oswayo, PA. I was ordained a Deacon in the United Methodist Church in 1970. I graduated from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio with a MDiv in 1972. I was appointed to the Webster United Methodist Church, in Webster, NY, as the Associate Pastor in 1972. I was ordained an elder in the United Methodist Church in 1973. I was appointed the Pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Dunkirk, NY in 1977. I was appointed to First United Methodist Church and the Ripley Memorial United Methodist Church, in Buffalo, NY in 1984. I was appointed to the Ripley Memorial United Methodist Church and the Ontario Street United Methodist Church in Buffalo, NY 1986. I was appointed to be the Community Minister of the Buffalo District of the United Methodist Church in 1996 and served as the Executive Director of the Niagara Frontier City Ministries, Inc. until 2007, when I retired. During the years I served as a clergyman, I held other offices in the communities I served. I was the treasurer of the Food Coop in Fredonia, NY. I was a member of the Network of Religious Communities and the chair of their Trustees in Buffalo NY. I served on numerous boards and committees for the Western New York Conference and the Upper New York Conference of which I was a member. I served as a member of a committee for Habitat for Humanity, Coalition on Economic Justice, Citizens Against Casino Gambling in Erie County, Canaan House Ministries, The Bible Society of Western New York and Asbury Shalom Zone. I continue to serve as the chair of the Living Wage Commission for the City of Buffalo and am the treasurer and chairman of the Trustees for the University United Methodist Church of Buffalo, NY.
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On 4 Jan 2017 at 20:41 GMT Matt Depew wrote:
Hello from across Wikitree (I manage a 'few' Depew profiles myself, and if you'd like, please subscribe to the "Depew" family edits on here).
I also figured I'd invite you to join 'The Depew Family' facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/289645541197719/ that I (and a few others on here) manage.
I've been working since early 2014 to try to link the Depew/DePew name to anyone earlier than about 1700, and also to see who all the cousins/sons/daughters are (there were a couple early generations of 11 kids each, but I am only of -one- of those links).
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