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Retirements (from the Oct. 10, 2016 issue)

Philip W. Barrett, from stated clerk and general presbyter, Des Moines Presbytery

Ross Blount, from pastor, Allerton, Allerton, Iowa

Stephen C. Brewer, from interim pastor, Davis Community Church, Davis, Calif.

Kathleen E. Brinegar, from temporary pastor, Community Presbyterian Church, Oakland, Ore.

J. Craig Butler, from transitional associate for congregational ministries, West Virginia Presbytery

William R. Caraher, from interim pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Norristown, Pa.

Patricia Sue Cashion, from validated ministry, Crystal Beach, Fla.

Kenneth C. Harper, from pastor, Green Valley Presbyterian Church, Henderson, Nev.

Christine Torres, from designated associate pastor, Trinity Presbyterian Church, West Sacramento, Calif.