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Rev. Charlie Purinton

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Ordained Minister

Phone: (216) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Burlington , Vermont , United States
United Church of Christ Inc
700 Prospect Avenue
Cleveland , Ohio 44115
United States

Company Description: Intelligent dialogue and a strong independent streak sometimes cause the United Church of Christ ( and its 1.4 million members to be called a...   more

Employment History

  • Chaplain
    Vermont Army National Guard
  • Bridge Interim Minister
    College Street Congregational Church
  • Staff Chaplain
    86th Brigade
26 Total References
Web References
Our staff and leaders | College Street Congregational Church, 16 Feb 2014 [cached]
Bridge Interim Minister, Charles M. Purinton, Jr. Charlie joined us in September, and is leading us through the final phases of the search and transition process. He continues 38 years of ordained ministry in the Vermont Conference, United Church of Christ, including Interim Pastorates, Sabbatical Interims, Co-Pastorates with his wife the Rev. Barbara Purinton, and a 30 year career as a Chaplain serving the Vermont Army National Guard (VTARNG).
Burlington Free Press - Local Stories, 19 Nov 2004 [cached]
Charles Purinton, staff chaplain for the 86th Brigade, had been scheduled to deploy with his daughter, but his orders were changed.He remains on alert status."It's probably better for my mom that we don't both leave at once," the daughter said.
"I've been wanting to travel around, but I don't know if I would have chosen to go to the Middle East at this time," she said.
E-KIT 08-17-2011, 17 Aug 2011 [cached]
Charlie Purinton recently retired from his position as Chaplain with the Vermont Army National Guard. Charlie was awarded the Bronze Star for his service is Afghanistan and the Meritorious Service Medal for his military career. Congratulations to Charlie.
Said Purinton, "I had been ..., 1 April 2008 [cached]
Said Purinton, "I had been thinking that I would like to be involved with the Guard after I retired from the church."She was also considering following a different form of ministry than the parish after 30 years.The position became available in January and she put together a resume shortly afterwards.Everything happened rather quickly when Purinton was offered the job over a number of candidates.She said, "It was a quick decision."
In 2004-2006, Charlie was deployed for 18 months, serving in Ramadi, Iraq while Caitlin was deployed to Camp Navistar, Kuwait, on the Iraq border.
She said, "When I was offered this job I realized that I wanted to be able to help people become resilient supporters for their soldiers.
Interestingly, it was in 1988 that Charlie was hired as the first Family Program Coordinator for the Vermont Army National Guard.He laid the foundation for the program which has expanded to include statewide Family Assistance Centers, and of course, this new position of Family Readiness Support Assistant.
Air Force Times - Guard and Reserve - News, 19 July 2004 [cached]
Charles Purinton, the chaplain of the Vermont Army National Guard's 86th Brigade, is facing the possibility of war, along with 1,300 other soldiers.
But his professional concern for the spiritual and mental health of the troops is overlaid with a father's worry: His 20-year-old daughter is awaiting the same call-up order and possible duty in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Spc. Caitlin Purinton, a three-year Guard vet, just finished her first year at the Maine College of Art and she's preparing to put it on hold to serve her country.
As chaplain, Charles Purinton hears the stories of custody fights, child-care issues, health problems, anything that could make it difficult for a National Guard member to be sent overseas.He counsels four or five soldiers a day.
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