North Central College - Naperville, IL

John W. Bischoff

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Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 1974

Rev. John Bischoff was a United Methodist missionary assigned through the National Division of the Board of Global Ministries to Red Bird Missionary Conference. He began his career at Red Bird in 1940 as pastor of Jack’s Creek Church. In 1946, Bischoff was appointed superintendent of Red Bird Mission in Beverly, KY. Under his direction, Red Bird Mission grew from three to nine community centers. He received an honorary doctorate from North Central College in 1961 and from Union College in 1971.