Aug 20 - Rev. Stan Miller Memorial
Community Event in Memory of Rev. Stanley Miller
All are welcome to attend a memorial event and community gathering in honor of Rev. Stanley Miller and his commitment to faith and social justice. The gathering will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 20 at the George Abram Memorial Pavilion at 273 South Main Street (behind McDonald’s) in Oberlin. Rev. A.G. Miller will welcome guests and Rev. Dr. Marvin McMickle will provide a keynote address following brief remarks by representatives from Wesley United Methodist Church, Rust United Methodist Church, the YWCA Elyria, the Oberlin Rotary Club, and Rev. Miller’s family. Attendees are invited to remain after for light refreshments and fellowship. Some seating will be provided but guests are encouraged to also bring their own. In the event of rain, the event will be held at The First Church in Oberlin, U.C.C. and the location change will be confirmed on their website (firstchurchoberlin.org).
Rev. Miller grew up in Cleveland and was a graduate of Glenville High School and Kent State University. He retired after working for 30 years with Ameritech and pastored several churches, including Wesley United Methodist Church of Lorain and Rust United Methodist Church of Oberlin. He was deeply committed to serving his own community and many others, particularly in areas of social justice and education. He served as the executive director of the NAACP Cleveland Branch and with the YWCA’s Anti-Hate Taskforce in Lorain County, Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Warrensville Heights City School District, East Cleveland City School District Academic Distress Commission, and Oberlin Rotary Club, just to name a few. Rev. Miller passed away in September 2021 after a brief battle with cancer.