Funeral arrangements set for Glen Stassen

A second memorial service is being planned at a later date in Louisville, Ky., where the pioneering Baptist ethicist taught 20 years before moving west to Fuller Theological Seminary in 1997.

By Bob Allen

glen stassen cropA viewing and memorial service for Glen Stassen, a Baptist ethicist and originator of the “just peacemaking” opposition to war, is scheduled this weekend at First Baptist Church in Pasadena, Calif.

Viewing is scheduled 5-8 p.m. on Friday, May 2, in the chapel. The funeral is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, in the sanctuary.

Stassen, 78, died Saturday, April 26, at his home in Pasadena after a battle with cancer.

The family requests contributions in lieu of flowers to the Just Peacemaking Institute at Fuller Theological Seminary, where Stassen taught, or to the Special Needs Trust for David Stassen, 2030 Casa Grande Street, Pasadena, CA 91104. 

A second memorial service is being planned for a later date in Louisville, Ky., where Stassen taught for 20 years at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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