A lifetime of pastoring, with fun, if not money

LYNDEN ­— In his 50s Rev. Cornelius Rientjes suffered a heart attack that seemed to end his pastoring days. Instead, his career took a turn and he began to help struggling churches. He continued to pray and preach and sing and lead religious services — he was still dedicating babies when he was 95. Now…

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Calvin Bratt is the editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Calvin at editor@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.