Sometimes you don’t have to travel thousands of miles in an airplane over oceans to truly encounter another culture. Sometimes you just have to cross the street.
Residents of Elkhart County as well as members of the Mennonite church and the Goshen College community praised President Emeritus J. Lawrence Burkholder as a visionary leader with an enduring love for the church, his family and scholarship during a memorial service Wednesday, June 30.
Goshen College President Emeritus J. Lawrence Burkholder, an influential figure in the Mennonite church, passed away early on Thursday, June 24 at the Greencroft Healthcare Center in Goshen. Burkholder, 92, played many significant roles throughout the 20th century as a pastor, professor, pilot, philosopher, civil rights activist, war-time relief worker and college president.
Dick Lehman Reception Reception for Dick Lehman whose exhibit has been in the Hershberger Art Gallery since June 13 and ends Sept 12. The exhibit is entitled: Collected Meanings: Japanese Pottery and Travel Stories.
Goshen College recently recognized 293 students, for excellence in academics, on the 2009-10 spring semester Dean’s List.