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Jewish, Protestant Groups Welcome New Leadership

9/26/70 -

Three clergymen, one Jewish Theological Seminary, 

and two Protestant, will assume leadership positions of congregations over the weekend,

Congregation Etz Ahaim of Highland Park will begin the new year under the guidance ]of Rabbi David Glickman. "He and his wife were formally greeted last week.

The rabbi was formerly with Temple Beth El in Endicott, N.Y. and was advisor to Jewish students attending the State University at Binghamton, N.Y.

He received a bachelor of arts degree, master of science and rabbinical ordination at Yeshiva University, New York City. He is a member of the Rabbinic Alumni of the University, the Rabbinical Council of America and the New York Board of Rabbis.

While serving in Endicott, he was active in the Endicott Ministerial Association, and taught a course in comparative religion in the Main-Endwell Senior High School. He and Mrs. Glicksman are the parents of a one-month-old daughter, Annette, and live in Highland Park.


At special services at 4 p.m. Sunday, Gerald W. Veltman will be ordained and installed as pastor of the East Millstone Reformed Church. He is a graduate of Wheaton College in Illinois and the New Brunswick 

The new pastor is formerly of Chicago, Ill, and she is employed as a secretary to the Director of the Rutgers University  mental health unit.

Participating in the service will be Dr. Virgil Rogers and Dr. Vernon Kooy, both of the New Brunswick Seminary; the Rev. Charles Bridgman of the Middlebush Reformed Church; the Rev. Stanley Levandoski of St. Joseph Church, East Millstone; and Dr. Milton J. Hoffman, pastor emeritus, East Millstone Church. The Rev. John Pfromm of the. Third Reformed Church of Raritan, will preside.

The Rev. Gerald Vermilyea will begin duties this week as assistant pastor of the Reformed Church of North Brunswick.'‘'He"serveed as the pastor of the Peoples’ Baptist Church, Bayonne, for four years and is a student at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary.

He is in a graduate program which will lead to a master of divinity degree. He will share with the pastor, the Rev. Edwin F. Parsil Jr., in conducting Sunday services, youth programs, and teaching afterschool classes.

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