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Deb Thurston
Worked at Archdiocese of Indianapolis
Attended Baker University, Baldwin Kansas
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Sadly, there's been another death in Kentucky. Thanks so much for posting this, because it is an accurate, if humorous, description of my own research in snake-handling churches in Georgia. Great faith demonstrated by these people.
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Our stand against homosexuality is irrevocable, says Onaiyekan | First with Nigeria News – Nigerian leading evening Newspaper –
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Hoosier Hyteria... glory!
Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird joined the "Dan Patrick Show" Monday morning to promote the team's special "Hoosiers"-themed Hickory jerseys. The
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Now, let's just think about this for a moment. Why not?
This is the thesis of Uri Avnery, leader of Gush Shalom, a major supporter of peace between Israelis and Palestinians. According to the great statesman and peace activist, Iran only wants to be a regional power in the Islamic world, able to trade with everyone, inspired by a sophisticated experience that goes back thousands of years. Iran, which faces backward-looking Gulf monarchies and emirates, could be a great ally against Daesh. Meanwhile in...
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Hoosier Hysteria.... glory!
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Think about it. Why not?
This is the thesis of Uri Avnery, leader of Gush Shalom, a major supporter of peace between Israelis and Palestinians. According to the great statesman and peace activist, Iran only wants to be a regional power in the Islamic world, able to trade with everyone, inspired by a sophisticated experience that goes back thousands of years. Iran, which faces backward-looking Gulf monarchies and emirates, could be a great ally against Daesh. Meanwhile in...
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Retired church musician
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  • Archdiocese of Indianapolis
    Organist, Choir Director, Liturgist, 1983 - 2012
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Indianapolis
Previously
Kansas City - Atlanta - Louisville - Haifa Israel - Terre Haute
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Discalced Carmelite Secular Order
Introduction
  • Discalced Carmelite Secular (OCDS)
    - Definitive Promise and Vows 
    - Three years of monastic discernment on Mount Carmel in Israel with Discalced Carmelite nuns during OCDS formation period

  • Clergy Convert, 1982
    - Former United Methodist minister and pastor

  • Retired Church Musician
    - Choral conductor, organ, keyboards, and flute

  • Hobbies: Following the pro cycling tour; French culture, language, & translation; all things Catholic; and as Santa used to say, "some surprises!"
Bragging rights
"Zelo zelatus sum pro Domino Deo exercituum" ~ "With zeal have I been zealous for the Lord God of Hosts" [I Kings 19:14]
Education
  • Baker University, Baldwin Kansas
    B.A. Cum Laude, Psychology, Music, 1975
  • Emory University, Atlanta Georgia
    M.Div. Theology, Sacred Music, 1980
  • Indiana State University, Terre Haute Indiana
    M.M. Magna Cum Laude, Choral Conducting Performance, Organ Service Playing, 2003
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