first_img Associate Rector Columbus, GA Posted Jan 15, 2013 In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME RIP: James Elliott Purdy Episcopal priest served Army and Niagara Fire Department as chaplain Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Cathedral Dean Boise, ID An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Collierville, TN The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis People Director of Music Morristown, NJ An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Knoxville, TN Tags Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab The Reverend Canon James Elliott Purdy was born on September 24, 1913, in Bath, New York, and died on January 6, 2013, at The Evergreens in Moorestown, New Jersey.Preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Eloise Hughes Purdy in 2009; his brother, Edward; his sister, Frances Irene Harris Purdy; and his parents, the Reverend Charles Edwin Purdy, M.D., and Mary Frances Ann Ginn, Canon Purdy is survived by his son, the Reverend James Hughes Purdy (Emma Sarosdy Purdy); grand daughters Emma Purdy Coyle (John) and Katherine Purdy Spung (Michael); one great-grand daughter; and his brother, Samuel Edwin Purdy.Canon Purdy was graduated from Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Quebec, (1936, 1937) and the General Theological Seminary, New York City (1938).  He was ordained to the diaconate and priesthood in The Episcopal Church in 1938 and served as the rector of congregations in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Trenton, Camden, Bordentown, and Merchantville, New Jersey.Through five decades, Canon Purdy was a member and chair of many committees in The Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey including the Standing Committee, the Diocesan Foundation, the Commission on Ministry, the Board of Examining Chaplains, and the Departments of Christian Social Relations and Religious Education.He served as Chaplain, United States Army at Fort Dix and at McGuire Air Force Base; Dean of the Boys’ Summer Conference; Dean of the Burlington and Camden Convocations; President of Clericus; Deputy to Provincial Synod; President of the Ecumenical Religious Leaders Conference of New Jersey; Chaplain of the Niagara Fire Department in Merchantville; member and President of the Rotary Clubs in Bordentown and Pennsauken and the Lions’ Club in Trenton; and as the longest-serving Chaplain of the Niagara Fire Company in Merchantville.He was seated as an honorary Canon of Trinity Cathedral, Trenton, in 1958 and received the Diocesan Medal of Honor in 1962.  Prior to, and at the time of, his death, Canon Purdy was senior priest in the Diocese.Services: The Burial Office and Holy Eucharist were celebrated in The Episcopal Chapel at The Evergreens, 309 Bridgeboro Road, Moorestown, on Wednesday, January 9, at eleven o’clock in the morning. Private interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Trenton. 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