OBITUARY: Dawn Mortimer

CHICAGO, IL (April 15, 2014) — Ida Dawn Mortimer, 80, one of the founding members and a pastor of Jesus People USA Covenant Church, died Thursday, March 27, after an extended illness.

A memorial service was conducted April 5.

She was a former editor of Cornerstone Magazine and the inspiration behind Cornerstone Community Outreach, a homeless ministry, and Cornerstone Festival, an influential Christian music and arts festival.

Click here to visit a tribute page.


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  • My deep sympathy to the family of Dawn, and to her larger family at Jesus People USA Covenant Church. She touched many lives with her deep faith and abundant love, including my own life through my many contacts with Jesus People! Peace to her memory, and hope through the Resurrection of Jesus Christ!

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