Epp, Isaac (1912-1965)
Isaac Epp spent five years as teacher at four different Bible Schools: Tabor Bible School, Dalmeny, Saskatchewan (one year), Swift Current Bible Institute (two years), Rosthern Bible School (one year, 1940/41), Bethel Bible Institute in Abbotsford, British Columbia (one year, 1950/51).
Waldheim Mennonite Church installed him as evangelist on 5 June 1938 the, and on 2 October 1938 he was ordained to the ministry by David Toews. For two years he served as minister for the churches in the Swift Current district, and for three years the church in Prince Albert where he began a radio ministry "Wings of the Morning." His ministry focused on young people and he was active in youth work both in Saskatchewan and British Columbia. He served as the editor of the Conference of Mennonites in Canada magazine:Young People's Messenger. During his ministry he taught in many Saskatchewan communities, including Capasin, Aberdeen, Springfield, Waldheim, Richmond and Mennon. At the time of his death he was principal of Drake, Saskatchewan, Public School.
Isaac's and Gladys' lives came to an abrupt end when they died in a car accident during a snow storm on 28 December 1965. They are buried in the North Star Mennonite cemetery in Drake, Saskatchewan.
Patkau, Esther. Ministry of Rosthern Bible School Alumni 1932-1994. (Saskatoon, Sask., 1994): 81.
|Author(s)||Victor G Wiebe|
|Date Published||February 2013|
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