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Newsmakers, January 2019


HONORED

Jimmy Isom, Adlai Johnson, Joel Neely, Ralph Richardson, Anthony Sharp and Steve Warren, elders of the Holmes Road Church of Christ in Memphis, Tenn., accepted the Bridge Award on their congregation’s behalf.

Elders of the Holmes Road Church of Christ in Memphis, Tenn., receive the Bridge Award.

The award is given each year to an individual or group who provide sustaining and spiritual support to Harding School of Theology in Memphis.


FOUNDED

Jerry Mitchell

Jerry Mitchell, member of the Skyway Hills Church of Christ in Pearl, Miss., is leaving the Clarion Ledger in Jackson, where he has been an award-winning investigative reporter since 1986.

He is launching a new nonprofit, the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting.


RETIRING

Jimmy Dobbs

Jimmy Dobbs, executive director of Agape of Central Alabama, after 33 years at the helm.

Steve Duer, Agape’s director of community relations, will succeed Dobbs as leader of the foster and adoption care ministry.


STEPPING DOWN

Julie Maher

Julie Maher, chief executive officer of Church of Christ Care Center in Clinton Township, Mich., after 10 years with the center.

She will remain on the job until a new CEO is hired.

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