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Seven (or eight) questions with Alison Brookins and Ted Swartz

5.15. 2017 Posted By: Hannah Heinzekehr

Names: Alison Brookins and Ted Swartz Roles: Collaborators on the new play, Discovery: A Comic Lament Interview conducted by Hannah Heinzekehr.  1. Alison, you’re a seminary student and Ted, you’re a veteran actor and playwright. How did the two of you meet?  Alison: I tell the story this way. I saw a show of Ted’s […]

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Eight questions with…Earl Kellogg

3.30. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Earl Kellogg Congregation: First Mennonite Church of Champaign-Urbana and Shalom Mennonite Church in Tucson, Arizona Occupation: Professor Emeritus and Former Associate Vice President at University of Illinois, higher education consultant and member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board 1. What is your earliest memory of church? I was literally born on a farm. […]

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Seven questions with…Jim Caskey

2.13. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Jim Caskey Congregation: College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana Occupation: Vice President for Advancement at Goshen College and member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board 1. Do you remember having a favorite Bible story as a kid and why did you like that particular story? I would have to say it was either the […]

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Seven questions with…Nisha Subaiya Springer

2.6. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Nisha Subaiya Springer Home congregation: Peace Mennonite Church, Dallas, Texas Occupation: Administrative Assistant at Plano East High School and Mennonite Church USA Executive Board member 1. What is your earliest memory of church? My earliest memory of church is a woman named Mrs. Samuel. My family moved to a small town in the south […]

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Seven (or eight) questions with…Larry Hauder

1.25. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Larry Hauder Congregation: Hyde Park Mennonite Church, Boise, Idaho Occupation: Experimenting with retirement, involved in consulting work, landlord for a number of rental properties and still preaching once or twice a month. Member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board. 1. What’s your earliest memory of church? Sitting in a country church in the […]

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Seven questions with…Alysa Short

1.19. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Alysa Short Home congregation: Central Mennonite, Archbold, Ohio Occupation: Coordinator of Volunteers for Ohio Conference 1. What is your earliest memory of church? I remember church from little on up. I probably remember Sunday school most as a little kid. We always opened up with singing time and I always enjoyed that part. We […]

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Seven questions with…Samuel Voth Schrag

1.10. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Samuel Voth Schrag Occupation: Pastor at St. Louis Mennonite Fellowship and member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board 1. Did you have a favorite Bible story as a child? If so, why was that story your favorite? My first real memory of Bible reading was at Camp Mennoscah in Kansas. At camp, they […]

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