Former Trustee Jesse Glick passed away unexpectedly on April 29, 2018. Jesse was an ordained minister in the Mennonite Church and spent his life working and advocating for peace and justice issues. He served on the OMSC Board of Trustees from 2004 until 2013. As a trustee he served on the financial development and property management committees. He is survived by his wife Eloise, son Bradford and his wife Susanne, daughter Shelly King and her husband Matthew, and granddaughter Allison. A celebration of his life was held May 5.
OMSC recently received news that former Trustee Rev. Dr. Seth O. Asare passed away in his sleep on August 12, 2017 at his home in Ghana. Seth forged lasting friendships everywhere he traveled, and had an impact on the Christian community. In 1984 he and his family moved from Ghana to Wakefield, Rhode Island. Seth answered the call to serve the Lord as a minister and was posted as pastor of the Cochesett United Methodist Church of West Bridgewater, MA, while pursuing his Master's of Divinity at Boston University School of Theology. After completing his M.Div. he became the E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Boston University. Following his career in the United States, Seth and his wife, Dorothy, retired to Ghana in 2011.
In addition to his service on the Board of Trustees, he was also an elder in the New England Conference of the United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy and their children Solomon, Ohene, Abena, and Amma.