Retiring Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, Police Chief felt the tug toward ministry

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Police Chief Harry Sewell said he always felt a desire to comfort victims of crime and tragedy, even before he announced his decision to retire from the police office and become a chaplain.

“It’s not a job; it’s a calling,” he said today. “It’s bringing light into dark places, not only to victims but to first responders. They see things that shouldn’t be seen.”

Sewell will join the Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy at the end of the year. He confirmed his decision at a news conference at Waterfront Park....

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Filed under: * Christian Life / Church LifeParish MinistryMinistry of the Ordained* Culture-WatchLaw & Legal IssuesPolice/Fire* South Carolina

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