Donald J. Sevetson was a retired minister of the United Church of Christ. He served as conference minister of the Central Pacific Conference (Oregon and southern Idaho) of the UCC from 1980 until 1996. He was a graduate of Macalester College and Chicago Theological Seminary. He passed away on July 31, 2019, in Portland.
George Atkinson (1819 - 1889)
The Reverend George Henry Atkinson arrived in Oregon in 1848 as a representative of the American Home Missionary Society, an organization sponsored by Congregational churches. An educational leader throughout his four decades in Oregon, he assumed leadership of the movement to establish a public education system in the Oregon Territory. …