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We celebrate, remember and honor an Awesome Man of God: Rev. Robert Rasmussen

On May 6, 2017 Rev. Rasmussen accepted ISAAC’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Preceding the Banquet Rev. Rasmussen was faced with serious health challenges and was placed in hospice care.

Many believed that this Award would be given posthumously. However, we thank God that Rev. Rasmussen attended the Banquet as a walking miracle. That night during his acceptance speech, he reminded our community that God did not want us to forget those who are oppressed.

We thank God for his legacy and our extra time with Rev. Rasmussen. He will be truly missed!

Please click link to view Rev. Rasmussen’s powerful speech at the 2017 ISAAC Banquet.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded on May 6, 2017, to

Rev. Robert Rasmussen

For your lifetime of answering God’s call to

“ Not let the oppressed retreat in disgrace;

Let the poor and needy praise thy name.” (Psalm 74:21)

through your work with the Lake Michigan Presbytery,

the NAACP, and the Northside Ministerial Alliance.

For responding to homelessness

with the soup kitchen at North Presbyterian Church

that grew into Loaves & Fishes!

For your retirement years spent working

as a Servant Leader in Kalamazoo and Internationally

“Well done, thou good and faithful servant!”