Grandmother’s Flower Garden: Floral Design in Mennonite and Amish Quilts

Antique and contemporary quilts by Mennonite and Amish makers, using both geometric and naturalistic flower motifs. The exhibit is a tribute to the traditional design known as “Grandmother’s Flower Garden” that has become one of the most popular patterns in the history of American quilt-making. Quilts will come from the collections of the Mennonite Historical … Keep reading »

Community, Mennonite church and Goshen College community members bid farewell to former President J. Lawrence Burkholder after he is laid to rest

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.

Former Goshen College President J. Lawrence Burkholder passes away on June 24 and leaves legacy of engagement with the church and the world

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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

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.