William J. Stuart III

William J. Stuart III


William James “Jim” Stuart III                                                June 28, 1936 – May 29, 2021
The Reverend Dr. William James “Jim” Stuart III, died on Saturday, May 29, 2021, in Christchurch, New Zealand.  He is survived by his wife, Gillian Southey; and three children. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren. 

Rev. Stuart served at First German UMC, as Professor of Religion, Greenville College,  John Wesley Lecturer in Systematic Theology at College of St. John the Evangelist in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference; Chaplain at Lewis and Clark College and Law School, Portland, in the Oregon-Idaho Conference; University Chaplain and Lecturer in Sociology and Peace Studies, University of Canterbury, Senior Minister at St. Andrews on the Terrace Presbyterian Church in Wellington, New Zealand; and Wainoni Methodist Church, Christchurch, New Zealand. Rev. Stuart retired in 2006.
A celebration of his life was held on June 3, 2021, at Durham Street Methodist Church, 1/309 Durham Street, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Donations in memory of Jim may be made to the Parkinson’s society online at https://www.parkinsons.org.nz/ways-donate/gift-memory.

For more information and to offer condolences, friends may contact the Stuart family c/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013 NEW ZEALAND.  

Elaine Stanovsky, Bishop
Dan Wilson-Fey, Conference Treasurer and Benefits Officer

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