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Religious education director

Marjorie Joan Manglitz, Religious education director. Certified church educator for United Church of Christ. Named Volunteer of Year Personal Crisis Svc., 1981; recipient Distinguished Svc.award University of North Alabama-United States of America, 1985-1987, Honored Woman award 17th General Synod UCC, 1989, Quality of Life award League of Women Voters, 1991, Paul Kersenbrock Humanities awardDoane College Alumni Association, 1994.


Manglitz, Marjorie Joan was born on June 11, 1930 in Milford, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Harry George and Irma Mildred (Belka) Welsch.


Student, Doane College, 1947-1949;Bachelor of Science in Religious Education, Schauffler College, 1951;postgraduate, George Washington University, 1951-1952.


Parish worker, Board National Missions, Takoma Park, Maryland., 1951-1952;director religious education, Board National First Reformed, Cincinnati, 1952-1953;volunteer director religious education, 1st Congressional Church, Minot, North Dakota, 1953-1954;volunteer director religious education, 1st Presbyterian Church, Tifton, Georgia, 1954-1956;volunteer director religious education, Trinity United Church, Takoma Park, Maryland., 1956-1958;volunteer director religious education, Trinity UCC, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1958-1970;director resource library, Nebraska Conference UCC, Lincoln, 1969-1991. Preview committee Ecumenical Media Center, Lincoln.


  • Certified church educator for United Church of Christ.


Commissioner, chair Area Agency on Aging, Lincoln. Consultant emm. Family Preservation Team, Lincoln, since 1994. Board directors Prairie Peace Park, Pleasant Dale, Nebraska, 1986-1995.

Charter on-line volunteer Personal Crisis Service, Lincoln, 1970-2000. Hearings monitor State Parole Board, Lincoln, 1970's. Vice-chair Lancaster County Democratic Central Committee, Lincoln, 1985-1988.

Active Nebraskans for Peace, since 1970. Volunteer Hospice of Tabitha, since 1998. Honorary member executive board Lincoln unit Church Women United, 2005.

Member Association United Church Educators, Church Women United (executive board, president legislation act 1985-1987, Valiant Woman award 1992), United Nations Association (leadership corps regional coordinator 1995-1996), Alliance for Mentally Ill (treasurer governing board Nebraska chapter 1995-1998—), Bread for the World (shared leadership treasurer since 1989), Justice and Peace Ministry (secretary Nebraska conference since 1976), Older Womans League.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, gardening, activities with grandchildren.


Married George Rudolph Manglitz, October 20, 1953. Children: Ruth Ann Carr, Harry George, Paul Adolph, Mary Margaret Heusinkvelt, Joel David.

Harry George Welsch

Irma Mildred (Belka) Welsch

George Rudolph Manglitz

Ruth Ann Carr Manglitz

Harry George Manglitz

Paul Adolph Manglitz

Mary Margaret Heusinkvelt Manglitz

Joel David Manglitz