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Doc’s Pavilion will celebrate the community Robert ‘Doc’ Abel ’45 loved

In the first few years after moving to Wakarusa in the 1950s, Robert “Doc” Abel '45 built a community swimming pool and pool house in his backyard. Now, with the help of his family and the Community Foundation, “Doc’s Pavilion,” an outdoor shelter for group gatherings and local events, will be a place where people can remember Doc’s contribution to the community.

Girl Named Tom brings Mennonite harmonies to ‘The Voice’ – Sojourners

Mennonites all over the country have rallied behind the Liechty siblings as Girl Named Tom made their way through The Voice’s singing competition. Ken Nafziger '63, a professor emeritus of music at Eastern Mennonite University and music editor of the 1992 Hymnal: A Worship Book, said, “It is a matter of pride for the church. Of course, we don't talk about pride as Mennonites, but it is powerful that somebody from among us accomplished that.”