Elkhart mortgage goes up in smoke

Mortgage burning
Terry Shue, Director of Leadership Development for the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board, holds the iron bowl for Ervin Stutzman, Executive Director, while the mortgage for the Elkhart office building goes up in smoke. As the Constituency Leaders Council met in Elkhart, they celebrated the final payment on the building debt as well as the move-in day for the Mennonite Church USA archives as boxes arrived from the former Goshen College location. Photo by David Fast / Mennonite Mission Network.

 

Participants in the Constituency Leaders Council meeting in Elkhart, Indiana, celebrate the mortgage burning for the Mennonite Church USA Benham Avenue building with song as Sandy Miller leads. Photo by David Fast / Mennonite Mission Network.

 

Paula Killough, Senior Executive for Advancement with Mennonite Mission Network, shares remarks at the mortgage burning ceremony for the Mennonite Church USA Benham Avenue building in Elkhart while Mennonite Church USA Executive Director Ervin Stutzman looks on. Photo by David Fast / Mennonite Mission Network.

 

More background on the story is available in an article published earlier this year.