On Wednesday, 10 March 2010, Christian Peacemaker Team’s founding director Gene Stoltzfus died in Fort Frances, Ontario when his heart stopped while he was bicycling near his home on the first spring-like day of the year.
Gene Stoltzfus touched many lives in many places. Communities around the world are gathering to remember him. Following are details of some memorial services:
- Memorial Service: Emo, Ontario; Thursday, March 18, 2pm; Knox United Church; 3 Roy St.
IN THE USA:
Informal Sharing Circle: Chicago, IL; Sunday, March 28, 3-6pm; Wellington Ave. UCC; 615 W. Wellington
- Memorial Service: Goshen, IN; Sunday, April 11, 3pm; Waterford Mennonite Church; 65975 SR 15
IN THE PHILIPPINES:
- Friends will gather for memorial/prayer services in the communities of the former U.S. bases at Clark and Subic, in Davao, Quezon City, and Manila.
- Memorial Mass: Quezon City; Monday, March 15; Good Shepherd Chapel, Aurora Blvd
- Memorial Mass: Davao City; Wednesday, March 17, 5pm; Chapel of the Assumption Sisters, Agdao
CPTers and friends will gather for a local memorial service in Suleimaniya
The family encourages memorial gifts to Christian Peacemaker Teams in Gene’s honor. Please consider posting your memorial message on CPT’s website (www.cpt.org <https://www.cpt.org/> )