Harold W. Burgess, 28 March 2011

Faculty Emeritus at Asbury Theological Seminary, passed away on March 28, 2011 at his home. Burgess was born to school teachers William K. and Gladys Burgess on Oct 8, 1933 in Marlette, Michigan. Harold was ordained to pastoral ministry in the Missionary Church in 1962 and served several churches throughout his lifetime. He invested his life in teaching at: Mountain View Bible College, Alberta; Bethel College; the University of Notre Dame; Messiah College, Pennsylvania and Asbury Theological Seminary. Harold received his Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary in 1958, began his teaching ministry with the Seminary in 1978 as Professor of Christian Education and Pastoral Ministry, and officially retired 23 years later. In 1983 Dr. Burgess, along with Dr. Dennis Kinlaw, helped to establish The Francis Asbury Society where, through Feb 25, 2011, he was actively involved in writing, editing and publishing resources to further the message of Biblical holiness.  His family includes his brother Philip (Marie) and his sister, Nancy Quinn; his wife Marcia; his daughter, Colleen Fitch and her children: Emily Kuehnemund (Stephen), Mary Slininger (Chris) and Katherine Fitch; his daughter, Cheryl Amstutz and her children: Daniel (Kathleen), Hannah, Abigail and Joel and their father, Brian Amstutz.

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