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NOTES ABOUT PEOPLE
05 May 1996 12:54:52
95102 NOTES ABOUT PEOPLE
by Jerry L. Van Marter
John Mulder, retired attorney, church leader and father of Louisville
Presbyterian Theological Seminary president the Rev. John M. Mulder, died
in Holland, Mich., March 26.
Mulder, who practiced law in Chicago for more than 50 years, was an
elder and Sunday school teacher at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago
for more than a quarter century. He was a long-term member of the board of
trustees of McCormick Theological Seminary and served on numerous General
Assembly boards, commissions and councils.
Survivors include seven children and 20 grandchildren. Services were
held March 29 at Hope Church in Holland and March 30 at Fourth Church in
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Arthur S. Link, emeritus professor of American history at Princeton
University and director and editor of "The Papers of Woodrow Wilson," has
been named Writer of the Year by the Presbyterian Writers' Guild. The
award will be made at the annual luncheon of the guild, July 17, during the
General Assembly in Cincinnati.
Link recently completed his lifelong project editing 69 volumes of the
papers of Woodrow Wilson. A graduate of the University of North Carolina,
he joined the Princeton faculty in 1960.
An elder in the Presbyterian Church, Link will also be honored at the
Assembly by the Presbyterian Outlook Foundation, which will give him its
E.T. Thompson Award for distinguished service to the church as a scholar.
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Alternatives for Simple Living, an organization that for 22 years has
challenged people of faith to be responsible consumers, is seeking a
national coordinator. Deadline for applications is May 15. Interested
persons should contact the Rev. Carol Jean Miller at (404) 659-0274.
Alternatives for Simple Living publishes the popular Christmas resource
"Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway?"
For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
phone 502-569-5504 fax 502-569-8073
E-mail PCUSA.NEWS@pcusa.org Web page: http://www.pcusa.org
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