Gail E. Mengel

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Who is Gail E. Mengel?

Gail E. Mengel was an apostle and member of the Council of Twelve Apostles of the Community of Christ from 1998 to 2005. Mengel and Linda L. Booth were the first women to be ordained apostles in the history of the Community of Christ. Mengel has also been the president of Church Women United since 2004.

Mengel was selected as an apostle in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints by church president W. Grant McMurray. She was ordained on 31 March 1998, making her one of the first two female apostles in RLDS–Community of Christ history. In 2005, she retired from the Council of Twelve Apostles and became the church's first Ecumenical and Interfaith Officer. She became the 18th president of Church Women United in July 2004.

Mengel is an alumnus of Graceland University.

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on July 23, 2013


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