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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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Seven questions with…Michelle Dula

1.6. 2017 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Michelle Dula Occupation: Pastor at Blossom Hill Mennonite Church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board Photo: Michelle leads the congregation in a child dedication for baby James, with mother Lisa Cameron in the background. Photo provided.  1. What is your earliest memory of church? I grew up attending […]

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Seven questions with…Rodger Schmell

12.22. 2016 Posted By: The Mennonite

Name: Rodger Schmell Occupation: Pastor at Deep Run West Mennonite Church and moderator of Eastern District Conference 1. How did your call to pastoral ministry emerge? When did you first sense that God was calling you to this role? Well, it was kind of a strange thing. My wife and I had been working with […]

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