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Memorial Service for Charles Teel Held at La Sierra University Church


The memorial service for Charles Teel, long-time professor at La Sierra University, was held on Sabbath, October 28, at the campus church.

Teel passed away on September 1, 2017 due to complications from West Nile Virus. In the hours after his passing, many colleagues, friends, and former students shared fond memories of their time with Dr. Teel.

“Dr. Charles Teel [was a] beloved religion professor, champion of social justice, crusader for Adventist missions, friend, mentor, and respected scholar…His loss is felt deeply throughout the campus, and particularly within the H.M.S. Richards Divinity School where he served many years as a valued faculty member and friend,” La Sierra University shared in their announcement about his passing.

Watch Dr. Charles Teel’s memorial service at La Sierra University Church:


See also: He Was An Awesome Human Being: Remembering Dr. Charles Teel


Alisa Williams is managing editor of

Image Credit: La Sierra University Church Facebook page

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