Ralph Kern Eutsler
Bishop Ralph Kern Eutsler
His appointments in Virginia were: Greenville-Mint Spring; Elkton; Luray; South Roanoke); Ginter Park in Richmond; Washington Street in Alexandria; Executive Director, Virginia Methodist Homes, Inc.; District Superintendent, Alexandria District; Reveille in Richmond; and Conference Council Director.
Kern Eutsler was a delegate to the General Conferences of 1964-84. He served on numerous conference agencies and on the General Board of Global Ministries (1972-76), General Board of Discipleship (1980-88); Chairman, Curriculum Resources Committee (1984-88).
Bishop Eutsler was assigned to the Holston Area at the time of his retirement in 1988. In retirement he served as Director of Interpretation and Promotion of United Methodist Volunteers in Mission in the Southeastern Jurisdiction for seven years. He now serves as a consultant in fund raising with local churches.
On October 10, 1945, Eva Vines and Kern Eutsler were married. They have two daughters: Rebecca Ann Coulter and Mary Margaret Abramson.