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Wife says 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' was Fred Rogers' mission field

Tom Hanks stars as Mister Rogers in TriStar Pictures’ A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. | Image courtesy: Lacey Terrell

“One of the most important things we accept and know is that Fred was first and foremost a minister in the Presbyterian Church,” Joanne Rogers told The Christian Post on Thursday.

Joanne Rogers said her husband, Fred Rogers, saw himself as a minister first, and his long running children’s show, PBS’ “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” as his mission field.

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” starring Tom Hanks is now in theaters, giving viewers a glimpse into how beloved TV personality Fred Rogers practiced his Christian faith by helping others navigate through life’s difficulties.

Rogers worked in television for more than 30 years after graduating college. The only breaks he took from working in television were times he devoted to his Christian faith. The TV pioneer attended Pittsburgh Theological Seminary where he was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1963  […]

 

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