Andover Newton notes the passing in August of R. Gordon McGovern, 87, of South Kingsfield, R.I. McGovern was a former president of Pepperidge Farm and Campbell's Soup, an avid traveler and sportsman, and a generous and loyal supporter of Andover Newton.
Andover Newton notes with sadness that beloved alumna Lily C. Tu (’49) passed away at her home on the Cape in late September at the age of 92. She was a lifelong volunteer, a worker for multiracial and interfaith understanding, and an early scholar and teacher of liturgical dance.
A leading voice in LGBT Christianity will visit Andover Newton on Thursday, Nov. 6. The Rev. Cody J. Sanders will discuss his book Queer Lessons for Churches on the Straight and Narrow: What All Christians Can Learn from LGBTQ Lives.
The event is free, but registration is required.