|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Title:||Bryan Springthorpe research materials on Reverend Paul Hoornstra|
|Dates:||circa 1930 - circa 1990|
|Extent:||1.0 cubic feet (1 box)|
Born in Michigan in 1920, Paul Hoornstra moved to Savannah, Georgia in 1975 with his wife and three children to establish an Episcopal church on Wilmington Island (St. Francis of the Islands). Almost a decade later, he accepted an offer to revitalize All Saints Episcopal Church on Tybee Island, Georgia. After leading the Tybee Island congregation until 1990, he received an offer from the bishop to organize a congregation on Skidaway Island (St. Peter's Episcopal Church). He served the church on Skidaway until his death in 2003.
Bryan Springthorpe lives in the Savannah, Georgia area and authored a book entitled, "Crossing the Bridge: the Life and Works of the Reverend Paul Hoornstra" (2007).
This collection contains notes, clippings, letters, photographs, sermons, leaflets, and other materials used by Bryan Springhorpe in writing the book, Crossing the Bridge: the Life and Works of the Reverend Paul Hoornstra (2007). Research materials date from the 1930s to 1990s.
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