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January 13 Today in OPC History

Mark Garcia


On January 13, 2006, Mark Garcia was ordained and installed as a teacher at Lake Sherwood OPC in Lake Sherwood, Florida. Participating in the ordination service were Larry Mininger, pastor of Lake Sherwood, A. Craig Troxel, pastor of Calvary OPC in Glenside, PA., and Richard Gaffin, Jr., professor at Westminster Theological Seminary. Also participating was Mr. Garcia's father, Rigo Garcia, a Baptist pastor in Miami, FL. In 2007, Rev. Garcia accepted a call as pastor of Immanuel OPC in Moon Township (now Coraopolis), PA, where he continues to serve to this day. In 2015, he helped to establish the Greystone Theological Institute, a network of scholars, ministers, and Christian friends that hosts theological edification modules and events.

Picture: Left to right, John Hearn, Steve Chong, John Muether, Craig Troxel, Larry Mininger, Richard Gaffin, Rigo Garcia, Dan Stowe, David Bower, and in the front, Jill and Mark Garcia.



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