Roland Reimer, Wichita, will reflect on personal situations in life with an emphasis on surviving the difficulties in his presentation, “Behind Every Scar is a Story,” at the Thursday, April 1, session of the Learning in Retirement Program.
The session will begin at 10:10 a.m. in Tabor College’s Wohlgemuth Music Education Center.
Reimer, who retired last fall as the district minister of the Southern District of the U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, is a graduate of Tabor College, Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, Fresno, Calif., and Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, Calif.
As he was earning his undergraduate degree at Tabor, he served as an apprentice in pastoral ministry and youth director at the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church.
After being ordained in 1966, his 40-plus years of ministry include pastoral assignments at Mennonite Brethren churches in Topeka, Denver, Colo., and Wichita.
April 8: Easter celebration
“An Easter Celebration” is planned for the Thursday, April 8, Learning in Retirement Program session.
The program will begin at 10:10 a.m. in Tabor College’s Wohlgemuth Music Education Center.
Lonn Richards, Deryll Amstutz, Glen Litke and Brenda Jordan, all of Hillsboro, will lead the celebration.
Richards, a clarinetist, served on the music faculty at Tabor College for 23 years and now holds the title of professor emeritus. He will begin the program with several seasonal selections.
Amstutz will present a dramatic adaptation of the events of Christ’s passion.
The brother-sister duo of Litke and Jordan will end the program with vocal selections. Litke also served on the Tabor music faculty, and Jordan serves Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church, rural Hillsboro, by providing music.
Older adults are invited to attend allLRP sessions. Enrollment is $15 per person a semester, $28 per couple or $4 a session. In an effort to encourage participation, first-time visitors will be admitted free of charge.
Registration and discount lunch cards will be available at the door.
For more information, contact Connie Isaac, LRP coordinator, at 947-5964.