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Frank H. EppDr. Frank H. Epp had an outstanding career as a church leader. He was the founding editor of The Canadian Mennonite (1953) and Mennonite Reporter (1971). He was actively involved in founding Faith Mennonite Church in Minneapolis and Altona Mennonite Church and served as the pastor for Ottawa Mennonite Church. Frank was the first preacher on the "Abundant Life" radio broadcast in Manitoba.

In his role as advocate of peace and social justice, Frank lectured and preached extensively and was instrumental in establishing Mennonite Central Committee Canada.

Believing that memory was essential to the renewal of the church, Frank was an avid Mennonite historian. He wrote numerous articles and books such as Whose Land is Palestine?, Mennonite Exodus and the first two volumes of a trilogy on Mennonites in Canada. Visions of a New World, a collection of his writings, was published in 1991 as a memorial.

Frank was also an educator, serving as the second president of Conrad Grebel University College where he established the first academic peace studies program in Canada. At the time of his death, Frank was professor of History at Conrad Grebel.

Proceeds from the Frank H. Epp Memorial Fund are used for the work of the Centre for the Study of Religion and Peace at Conrad Grebel University College.