Arrangements have been made for services for both Sam Dixon and Clint Rabb, according to Heather Wilson, United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) Western Jurisdiction Coordinator.
Dixon, the head of the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), and Rabb, who headed the Office of Mission Volunteers of the General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM) of The United Methodist Church, died as a result of injuries suffered in the January 12 earthquake in Haiti.
Details of the services are as follows:
The Rev. Dr. Samuel W. Dixon, Jr.
A service of memorial will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, January 22, Edenton Street United Methodist Church, 228 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27603-1714.
Please send any cards or messages of condolence to Cindy Dixon and family, 475 Riverside Drive, Room 1400, New York, NY 10115. Memorial gifts should be directed to the Haiti Relief Fund of UMCOR. Checks should be made to UMCOR with "Advance #418325, Dixon Memorial" in the memo line.
The Rev. Clinton Rabb
A funeral service will be held at 12 noon, Saturday, January 23, at the University United Methodist Church, 2409 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78705.
Please send any cards or messages of condolence to Suzanne Rabb and family, 142 Amsterdam Avenue, Hawthorne, NY 10532. Memorial gifts should be directed to the Individual Volunteers Program. Checks should be made to the General Board of Global Ministries with "Advance #982465, Rabb Memorial" in the memo line.
GBGM is collecting email tributes and condolences to be posted on a forthcoming memorial board or blog. Please send yours to Klay Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Beth Buchanan at email@example.com. Hundreds of such messages already have been received.