Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Jonathan Beachy

Culture for Service Award will be presented to Goshen College alumni Jonathan W. Beachy ’72 of San Antonio, Texas, The Culture for Service Awards, given annually, honor Goshen College graduates who have made lifelong commitments to service, which can take many forms.
In total, Beachy and his family spent over 30 years in Paraguay. During this time, Beachy worked as a nurse, chaplain, translator and mentor, among other things. “My Mennonite roots, and education prior to and at Goshen, were crucial in connecting me to service, to living simply, to being a peacemaker, to caring about society’s ‘rejects,’” he said. Click to read more about Jonathan's calling in life and his family.