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Glick, Charlotte Holsopple (Rev.)
May 7 1947 - Feb. 8, 1999
GOSHEN - The Rev. Charlotte Holsopple Glick, 51, of 19889 Peach Ridge Road, died at 9 a.m. Monday (Feb. 8, 1999) at Elkhart General Hospital after a two-year illness with cancer.
Rev. Glick was a key leader of the Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference and was well-known across the North American Mennonite Church as a pastor, speaker and writer.
She was born on May 7, 1947, in Hollsople, Pa., the daughter of Carl and Lydia C. (Shetler) Holsopple. She married Del Glick on Aug. 17, 1974, in Johnstown, Pa.
Her husband survives with one daughter, Renee Glick, at home; her mother, Lydia Holsopple of Hollsople; four sisters, Charlene Holsopple of Ephrata, Pa., Mrs. Mel (Cathy) Spory of Boswell, Pa., Mrs. David (Carol) Froese of Cheraw, Colo., and Mrs. Jeff (Christine) Kauffman of Goshen; and one brother, Marvin Holsopple of Harrisonburg, Va.
Her father, Carl Holsopple, died on Sunday. [Feb. 7, 1999]
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Waterford Mennonite Church. The memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Monday at College Mennonite Church, with the Rev. Art Smoker, the Rev. Marty Kolb-Wyckoff, the Rev. Anne Stuckey, the Rev. Janice Yordy-Sutter and the Rev. Dee Swartz officiating. Burial will be in Violett Cemetery.
Rev. Glick graduated from Eastern Mennonite College in 1969 with a degree in elementary education. She received master's degrees from Millersville University in 1978 and Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminaries in 1993.
She taught at her alma mater, Johnstown High School, for four years and served on the faculty of Lancaster Mennonite High School from 1973 until 1978, when she and her family moved to Elkhart. There, she worked for the Mennomte Board of Congregational Ministries and North American Mennonite Youth Convention.
In 1980, she and her husband became pastors at Waterford Mennonite Church and were the first husband-wife pastoral team of the Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference. She served there for 10 years, was adjunct professor at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminaries and served as chairperson of the Mennonite Board of Congregational Ministries from 1987 to 1990. She was also a member of North Goshen Mennonite Church.
Memorials may be given to the Charlotte Holsopple Glick Pastoral Leadership Memorial Fund, c/o the Mennonite Board of Congregational Ministries.