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Ralph Martin, Former Columbia Union Conference President, Funeral Scheduled for Sept. 26

Ralph Martin, president of the Columbia Union Conference from 1994-1997, passed away June 19, 2021, at the age of 88. He was an administrator for 42 years--12 in the Columbia Union.

"Ralph was a very innovative leader, and one of the architects of the 'Caring Church' movement," says Dave Weigley, current union president. "He was known for being fresh and creative in ministry, trying different methods to move the mission forward."

Find a link for the memorial service livestream on the Visitor Facebook page, September 26, at 4 p.m. (1 p.m. Pacific time) or on the website of the Sunnyside church in Portland, Ore.

Click on Martin's 1997 Visitor Article to see a pdf of the article (page 12).

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