Joe Dan Boyd Retires From Communications And Leadership Positions At Tinney Chapel United Methodist Church, Effective IMMEDIATELY
Joe Dan Boyd, having been born into this Church in 1934,
attended faithfully until leaving for college in 1953, returning in 1997 after
continuing to regard it as his home church during the (1953-1997) interim, and,
since 1997, having previously served Tinney Chapel United Methodist Church as
Lay Leader, Chair of Administrative Council, Member (Delegate) of Annual
Conference, Adult Sunday School Teacher and long-time Communications
Coordinator, all on the local church level, today announces his retirement as
Tinney Chapel Communications Coordinator, effective immediately.
In addition, Boyd announces that he also relinquishes any
other leadership positions, appointive or elective, that he may currently hold
at Tinney Chapel, effective immediately, including membership on the
Nominations (Lay Leadership) Committee and membership in the Tinney Chapel
Troubadours praise band.
However, Boyd will continue to apply for annual
renewal of his Certified Lay Speaker appointment, a position he has held since
By way of
clarification, Boyd further announces that his personal spiritual Blog
(Weblog), Tinney Chapel Today, not currently claimed as the
Church’s official Internet presence, which Boyd created and has maintained
since 2004, will be left online with currently existing archives intact, but not
regularly updated in its present format. Instead, Boyd will henceforth post occasional
columns, rural ministry analysis and theological opinions as motivated by
forthcoming events and intervention by the Holy Spirit.
will attempt to pursue research and writing on a variety of topics, which have
been simmering on the back burner for long periods of time, although never
entirely abandoned nor completely neglected.
his gratitude and appreciation to the Tinney Chapel UMC membership and staff
for cooperation over the years, and for their faith in him as evidenced
in part by the opportunities for service expressed above.
Boyd will continue
his membership at Tinney Chapel UMC, which he branded as “the quintessential
country church,” and which will always be his first and primary spiritual love.
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