Additional memorial services have been announced for Janet Varner, veteran missionary to the Central African Republic who died November 6, 2015.
A service will be held Thursday, December 17, the Hub, the community center of the Winona Lake, Ind., Grace Brethren Church. The 7 p.m. service will be led by Kip Cone, proclamation pastor at WLGBC.
A memorial service will be held in Saginaw, Mich., on Friday, December 18, at Grace Baptist Church, 4619 Mackinaw Rd.
In addition to Janet’s burial in the CAR, where she died, a service was held November 21 at Liberty Grace Brethren Church in Johnstown, Pa., Janet’s hometown. Representatives from several area churches were present and the service was organized by Pastor Rick Horner of Conemaugh Grace Brethren Church.
In lieu of flowers, it is requested that donations be made to a ministry that was close to Janet’s heart — that of providing food for the malnourished children of the Bible Institute students where she taught in Bata and Mbki, CAR. Gifts may be sent to Encompass World Partners marked “Nutrition Account #7187.