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Miriam Peterson: A life of Educational Ministries

Jan 04, 2003 04:00 PM EST

VALLEY FORGE, Pa - Cherished member of the American Baptist Educational Ministries dies, January 1.

Miriam A. Peterson joined the Board of Education and Publication staff in 1954 as assistant director of Administration and Leadership Education. For the next 16 years, she served within Educational Ministries as including associate director and program associate for the Department of Ministry with Adults.

Prior to her involvement with publications, Peterson served as director of Christian education for the Pittsburgh Baptist Association.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 335 W. Clark St., Albert Lea, MN 56007-2505 or to Thorne Crest Retirement Center, 1201 Garfield Ave., Albert Lea, MN 56007.

Peterson, 97, is survived by her niece, Cindy Peterson.

By Pauline C.