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religion educator

Donald Wilfred Sinnema, Canadian religion educator. Canada Council grantee, 1980-1981; Center for Reformation Research fellow, St. Louis, 1978, Meeter Center for Calvin Studies fellow, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1984, 88. Board Directors Dutch Heritage Center, Palos Heights, since 1988; elder Park Lane Christian Reformed Church, Evergreen Park, Illinois, since 1990. Member Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Calvin Studies Society.

Background

Sinnema, Donald Wilfred was born on January 14, 1947 in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Son of Cornelius and Hilda (Willemsen) Sinnema.

Education

AB, Dordt College, 1969; Master of Philosophy, Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1975; Doctor of Philosophy, University of St. Michael's College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1985.

Career

Curriculum writer Joy in Learning Curriculum Development Center, Toronto, 1975-1977. Intern pastor Calvin Christian Reformed Ch, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1985-1986. Campus minister University New Brunswick, Fredericton, 1986-1987.

Professor theology, chairman theology department Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, Illinois, since 1987.

Membership

Board Directors Dutch Heritage Center, Palos Heights, since 1988. Elder Park Lane Christian Reformed Church, Evergreen Park, Illinois, since 1990. Member Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Calvin Studies Society.

Connections

Married Lois Kathleen Gerritsma. July 23, 1971; children: Heather, Ethan, Lauren.

father:
Cornelius Sinnema

mother:
Hilda (Willemsen) Sinnema

spouse:
Lois Kathleen Gerritsma

child:
Ethan Sinnema

child:
Lauren Sinnema

child:
Heather Sinnema