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Good Shepherd Wesleyan pastor faces retirement

At age 15, Marvin H. Dennis discovered what he wanted to do with his life. More than a half century later, he looks back with satisfaction on a calling well spent as Pastor Dennis.The 54 intervening years, including the past quarter century in Carson City at Good Shepherd Wesleyan Church, stemmed from that calling in his mid-teens at a church camp.“I love it here,” said the 69-year-old pastor, who grew his Carson City church from a small cadre of followers to more than 200. “I wouldn’t be leaving if it weren’t for my health.”The pastor some years ago was diagnosed …

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