Rev. Celena Duncan

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Rev. Celena Duncan
23 January 1946 – 19 March 2019
Rev. Celena Duncan was an active member of MCC Topeka where she served as Volunteer Clergy, and more recently as coordinator of Adult Education.
Prior to her retirement, Rev. Duncan was the pastor of Good Shepherd MCC in Chicago, Illinois, USA, and MCC of Johnson County in Kansas City, Kansas, USA. She was also a veteran and served in the Air Force.
Rev. Duncan is survived by her husband of 40 years, Jack Boren. They openly and proudly identified as bisexual, and in so doing made a profound impact on the lives of many.

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  1. Mark S Hahn

    Celena had a profound impact on my personal and my spiritual life. She was always there with a warm smile – and a tough (teaching) question. We shared a love for science fiction (especially British sci fi), detective stories and adventures. She, Jack and I loved Disney and visited Disneyland together. We scouted movies and TV series for each. She was giving to a fault, with her crocheted / knit fisher hats, stoles, blankets and prayer shawls. How many of us have a Rev Granny crocheted keepsake in our homes? We were friends for over 35 years: Chicago and Shawnee. There is a hole in my heart, and a soaring joy in my soul, knowing we will get to be together in the fullness of time.

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