Rabbi Irwin M. Blank of Brookline, Mass., and New York City has been appointed director of the B'nai B'rith department of adult Jewish education. Blank is past president of the Synagogue Council of America, and has served as chairman of the board of ministries at Harvard University.
The Rev. Aloysius Schwartz, missionary priest in Korea, has been awarded the Signum Fidei medal. The award, is given by the La'Salle College Alumni Association annually in recognition of humanitarian contributions Schwartz, who has been working with orphans and the poor in Korea over the last 20 years, currently cares for 3,000 orphans three and runs a hospital for the poor.
The Rev. J. Alfred Johnson has become pastor to the Breath of Life Seventh Day Adventist Church.
The Rev. David F. Boston has become pastor at Wilson Boulevard Christian Church.
The Rev. Victor J. Lujetic has become minister of music and youth at McLean Baptist Church.
The Rev. Richard K. Gunter has become associate pastor for education and youth at Westover Baptist Church in Arlington.
The Rev. Edward Lageson has been named pastor of the Divine Science Church. He replaces the Rev. Dr. Max Ballard who retired recently.
The Rev. Norman C. Theiss has been named pastor of Christ Lutheran Church here.