Calvary Hour, Inc.
|Bill and Bob Detweiler
Source: Calvary Hour Records, Mennonite Church USA
Archives - Goshen, Indiana.
The Calvary Hour, Inc. (Mennonite Church), a radio program founded on 28 November 1936 by William G. Detweiler of Orrville, Ohio, and carried on after his sudden death on 13 January 1956 by his twin sons Bill and Bob Detweiler, with broadcast outlets in the United States and a few foreign countries. It was incorporated in 1946.
Bob Detweiler, b. 29 November 1929, died of a heart attack 15 September 1989, after which Bill Detweiler continued the program on his own with the assistance of his wife, Ruth Mast Detweiler. The final broadcast of the Calvary Hour took place 30 December 2007. At its close the program was still carried on 44 radio stations in the U.S., and one station in Belize.
Detweiler, Bill. "Closing Time." The Calvary Hour Newsletter (November-December 2007): 1. http://www.calvaryhour.org/pdffiles/2007-12Newsletter.pdf (accessed 18 July 2008)
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1069. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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