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                 Fall Heritage Lecture 

hosted by Mennonite Heritage and Agricultural Museum.  

Saturday, October 5, 2019

9:30 a.m.

Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall

(1 mile north of Goessel on Hwy K-15)

Heritage Lecture/Goessel Museum

Oct. 13, 2018 Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall.  

Peggy Goertzen | Goessel Museum
Dr. Peter Richert 1899 | Goessel Museum

Her topic was Dr. Peter Richert who left a big legacy in Goessel - a post office, a hospital and the very name itself - Goessel.

Laverna Richert is the granddaughter of Dr. Peter Richert. She attended the Heritage Lecture at Alexanderwohl Church.

Laverna Richert granddaughter of Dr. Peter Richert
Crowd at Heritage Lecture | Goessel Museum

About 60 people were in attendance at the Museum Heritage Lecture Oct. 13

The Museum was honored to have Pastor Willmar T. Harder as our Fall Heritage Lecture presenter this past Sept. 23, 2017

1st session - "Vivir Bien; Low German Mennonites in Bolivia"

2nd session - " Kjenn Jie Noch Plautdietsch" Is Mennonite Low German a Dead Language?"

Pastor Willmar T. Harder was the presenter at the Museum Fall Heritage Lecture.  Pastor Harder was born and raised in Mountain Lake, MN and graduated from Bethel College and Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary.  He served as pastor of the Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church (Inman) for almost 10 years before serving with MCC for four years in Bolivia, where he and his wife Hannah Neufeld, served as co - coordinators of the MCC Low German Mennonite Program.  Presently he serves as pastor of Buhler Mennonite Church (Buhler).  He and his wife have four children.

Scenes from the Heritage Lecture
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