Eleanor, left, and Larry Miller are all smiles as they accept a gift of love for their 21 years of service at MWC from Andrew Reesor-McDowell (center), moderator of Mennonite Church Canada and Bert Lobe, North American representative for MWC.
No, he (they) didn’t get a gold watch to mark their retirement, but rather a stoneware serving set for refreshment made by a local potter, Phil Yordy. It was an evening of memories and recalling the “migrant missionary” nature of Larry and Eleanor Miller, signing off after nearly 22 years as general secretary and administrative assistant for Mennonite World Conference.
Marc Ediger (back to camera), a lieutenant with the Reedley (Calif.) Police Department, describes preventive and restorative approaches to public safety. Others pictured left to right are: Mary Fast, mayor of Reedley; Carol Chodroff, Sheri Plett Wiedenhoefer, director of West Coast MCC; Joe Garza, Reedley Police Dept.
“We need to get you back here for a briefing! People in Congress need to hear what you’re doing.”
Tears, laughter and hugs mark Grace’s (not her real name) last group session at a residential treatment centre here for drug and alcohol addictions.
Supporters of Mennonite Central Committee Ontario are invited to a meeting at Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church here to hear about plans for a full redevelopment of the current 50 Kent office facility. It will be held Monday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m.
The Goshen College community is mourning the death of longtime professor James S. Miller, who was killed during a home invasion Oct. 9. Funeral services, held Monday, Oct. 17 at the Clinton Frame Mennonite Church were he was a member, was attended by more than 900 people.