On Friday, May 13, our Elementary School students had their last chapel together for the year. It was a lovely time of singing Praise and Worship songs. Former teacher, Mrs. Jane Duiven, was also remembered as a painting was dedicated in her memory.
Mrs. Duiven taught at Timothy for 36 years and was known for her joyful and energetic spirit. She passed away in July 2015 after batting cancer for years with strength and courage. Artist Mr. Dale Olsen created a wordscape painting using her favorite passage, Psalm 91. The students also sang one of Mrs. Duiven’s favorite songs “Hallelujah, I’m One of His” and two of her former students read Psalm 119. Both of Jane’s children were present for the dedication. (Her daughter Megan and granddaughter are pictured in a photo above, along with artist Mr. Dale Olsen.)
The painting will be installed in the ES Library where it can be enjoyed by all our students and honor Mrs. Duiven for her years of service and unwavering faith.