Former Vice President for Institutional Advancement, 牧师. Dwight Edward Douglas, 71, of Olathe, 堪萨斯, passed away January 2, 2022.
从1995年开始, Dwight held several full-time administrative roles at 电竞竞猜平台 including vice 总统 for institutional advancement, assistant to the 总统 for church and community relations, 运营总监. During his tenure, Dwight worked with three 电竞竞猜平台 总统s. He led fundraising efforts in capital campaigns and served as project man年龄r for the construction of Cook Center which houses 电竞竞猜平台’s athletics and training facilities, nursing classrooms and Bell Family Arena.
Dr. 大卫Spittal, 总统, remarked on the professional and personal qualities he observed in Dwight Douglas.
在德怀特电竞竞猜平台工作之前, served on the pastoral staff at Nazarene churches in Boise, 爱达荷州, 西雅图, 美国波特兰, 和俄勒冈州的城市, 俄勒冈州. He also worked in the division of Christian Life and Sunday School and the Church Growth Division at Nazarene World Headquarters in 堪萨斯 City, 密苏里州.
During the last ten years of his career, Dwight worked at Quality Technology Services in Overland Park, 堪萨斯, as their director of community relations.
Dwight held a Bachelor of Arts from Northwest Nazarene University and a Master of Religious Education from Nazarene Theological Seminary.
Service to others was a hallmark of Dwight’s life. Some his service roles include chaplain and assistant public information officer for Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue in 俄勒冈州, member of the Olathe Rotary Club in Olathe, 堪萨斯, speaker and mentor for Gift of Life in Overland Park, 堪萨斯, advisor to the US Dream Academy based in Silver Spring, 马里兰, and member of various work and witness teams that traveled throughout the United States and internationally.
While serving at 电竞竞猜平台, Dwight faced a health challenge few encounter, resulting in a heart transplant. During this time, colleagues observed the inspirational response of their leader and friend. It seemed that whatever he was faced with, Dwight found a way to work through it with positivity and faith in his Lord.
牧师. 菲尔·罗迪斯, district superintendent of the Joplin, District Church of the Nazarene said working with Dwight “was a pure delight.”
“Dwight was so kind and compassionate,” Rhoades said. “在他的心脏移植手术之后, he still had a driving passion for ministry and he lived his life doing what he loved. His love for 电竞竞猜平台 was so apparent, even when he was restricted because of health he was still doing what he could. His words about others fit him best, ‘what a guy!'”
德怀特的妻子去世了, 玛丽塔(霍华德)道格拉斯, his daughter Danna (’98) and son-in-law Kevin (’97) Dahl, his son Michael (’01) and daughter-in-law Jenn Douglas, his daughter Lisa (’05) and son-in-law Brent (’04) Hazen, and grandchildren TJ and Trevor Dahl, 金伯琳和卡姆登·哈森, 还有派珀和道格拉斯男爵.
A celebration of life was held at College Church of the Nazarene, January 15, 2022.
Among other tribute options, the family included the following:
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