BROOMFIELD, CO (August 3, 2015) — Delmar Anderson, former superintendent of the Pacific Northwest Conference and director of the Department of Church Growth and Evangelism (CGE), died Saturday. He was 84.
He earned an associate’s degree from North Park Junior College, a bachelor of arts in history from Knox College, a master’s of divinity from North Park Seminary, and a doctor of ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Delmar served at Mission Covenant Church in Galesburg, Illinois; Hinsdale (Illinois) Covenant Church; Wallens Creek Covenant Church in Jonesville, Virginia; Newport Covenant Church in Bellevue, Washington; and Elim Covenant Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He served as superintendent of the Pacific Northwest Conference (formerly North Pacific Conference) from 1978 to 1981, and as CGE director from 1981 to 1987. He then served as pastor of Trinity Covenant Church in Broomfield until he retired iin 1994.
In addition to his wife, Darlene, Delmar is survived by three children, a daughter, Susan Baumann; and two sons, Mark Anderson, and Steve Anderson.
A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at Covenant Village of Colorado. A committal service will be held at the Swedeburg Covenant Church in Wahoo, Nebraska, on Saturday morning.