Reverend Douglas Miller
Friday
22
October

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, October 22, 2021
Christian & Missionary Alliance Church
308 Elmhurst Street
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Saturday
23
October

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Christian & Missionary Alliance Church
308 Elmhurst Street
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Saturday
23
October

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Christian & Missionary Alliance Church
308 Elmhurst Street
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States

Obituary of Reverend Douglas Miller

Reverend Douglas Miller, a true man of God born on June 9, 1933 and a resident of Morgantown, WV, was welcomed into his Savior’s presence on October 17, 2021. Doug’s life was a testament of humble and dedicated service to the Lord and fulfilling of his purpose to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. Welcome home good and faithful servant, Matthew 25:23. Doug grew up on a poultry farm in Binghamton, New York and attended Nyack College in Nyack, NY where he prepared for ministry from 1951-1955 majoring in theology and missions. His ministry stateside included service as senior pastor at four Christian and Missionary Alliance churches: Faith Gospel Church, Brooklyn, NY (1955-1957), C&MA Church, Morgantown, WV (1968-1985), First Alliance Church, Mansfield, OH (1985-1989), and Community Alliance Church, Butler, PA (1989-1995). Doug also spent twelve years in overseas ministry which included French language study in Paris, France (1957-1958); C&MA missionaries to Guinea, West Africa where he was involved in Theological Education by Extension programs, Bible translation in Kpelle language, Pastor of International Church, Conakry, Guinea and Field Mission Director (1958-1967); and Pastor of Hope International Church, Paris France (1995-1997). Doug traveled to numerous countries for international ministries in South America and Africa where he led conferences and pastoral retreats. He served three terms on the C&MA Board of Managers and one term on Asbury College Board of Trustees. Doug ended his service working with the Morgantown Chinese C&MA Church to develop an integrated community of believers with focused outreach to the intercultural and international groups in the city and on the WVU University campus as well as overseeing the visitation program of the American congregation that included newcomers and hospital and shut-in individuals. Doug’s hobbies included fishing, photography, and leading touring groups abroad as well as spending time supporting and encouraging his grandchildren. Doug is survived by his cherished wife of 67 years, Edith Rose Miller; daughter Nicole Suzanne Christman and her husband Chanley Matthew Christman; grandsons Colin Harold Christman and Dylan Douglas Christman; brother Richard Miller and his wife Beverly Miller; nephew Troy Miller; niece Tanya Pyne and her husband John Pyne; great niece Amanda Pyne; great nephews Jason and Alex Pyne; and Aunt Beverly Vergason. Hastings Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Friends and family will be received at C&MA Church, 308 Elmhurst Street, Morgantown, on Friday, October 22nd, from 4 - 7 p.m., and visitation will continue on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at C&MA Church from 10 a.m. until funeral service at 11 a.m. with Rev. David Goodin officiating, which will be livestreamed at www.live.cmachurch.net. Interment will follow at East Oak Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Doug wishes for donations to Christian and Missionary Alliance designated for the Great Commission Fund, 8595 Explorer Drive, Colorado Springs, CA 80920. Send condolences online at www.hastingsfuneralhome.com.
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