Sunday, February 21, 2016

Obituary: Rev. W. Lee Hecks / Champion of Christian unity who founded ecumenical group

From Pittsburgh-

The potential was in the air in the late 1960s for an unprecedented expression of unity among local Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox Christian churches. But somebody had to put a foundation under it, and that person was the Rev. W. Lee Hicks.

Rev. Hicks, of Regent Square, who died Feb. 13 at age 82, is being remembered as a pioneering champion of Christian unity. He was the founding executive director of Christian Associates of Southwest Pennsylvania, long recognized nationwide as a leading regional ecumenical organization.

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1 comment:

JCF said...

This story has the wrong link attached.

RIP Rev Hecks, "to heaven gone".