Wendell D. Luke, Jr.
CHS Class of 1955
CHS ’55 National Honor Society (President-4), Talent Show, Math Club, Class Marshall (3), Football (2,3,4), Graduation Speaker
Southern Illinois University BA Literature ’61 English Club (President), Organized Independent Arts Magazine, Formed a Poetry Book for the University
Drew Theological School M of Divinity ‘64
Andover-Newton Theological School Doctorate of Ministry ‘80
Ordained Deacon; Student Pastor (Paramus, NJ & New Gretna, NJ); St. Luke’s Church (Pastor)-Founded Coffee House (Adams Rib) & District Coordinator of Education; Sudbury, MA United Methodist Church (Associate Pastor) Co-Founded Youth Center, Coached & Played on Town Softball Team; Wakefield-Lynnfield, MA United Methodist Church (Pastor); Belmont, MA United Church (Senior Pastor); During career involve with: Wrote materials for the “Fund for Reconciliation” (Anti- Racism & Anti-Violence Program), Chaired conferences on Finance & Administration, Youth Leadership Conferences, Council on Ministry Conferences, District Committee on Ordained Ministry, Clergy Association (President); Led Retreats & Workshops; National Board of United Methodists Publications (Member); New England Methodist Federal Credit Union (Director); Rotary Club; Metropolitan Boston South District of the Southern New England Conference of the United Methodist Church (District Superintendent); Andover-Newton Theological School (Visiting Professor) involved with Supervision of Students, Theological Refection, Religion & Arts
Stowell Fellowship for study in the Holy Land