Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will host an open house for its Sustainable Farm on Friday, April 10, 4 p.m. until dark, providing the public a chance to see the property and learn about its programs.
Shawn Riegsecker, founder and CEO of Chicago-based tech company Centro, will present insights from his entrepreneurial journey during the Business Innovators Luncheon on Monday, April 6. Hosted by the Goshen College Business Department, the luncheon will take place in the Church-Chapel Fellowship Hall from 12-1 p.m.
The Chicago-based Spektral Quartet returns to the Goshen College campus to perform Joseph Haydn’s “The Seven Last Words of Christ” on Sunday, March 29 at 4 p.m. This Palm Sunday concert in Sauder Concert Hall will mix outstanding string quartet chamber music with fine art visuals and interspersed readings.
Sauder Concert Hall will resound with Giuseppe Verdi’s mighty Requiem Mass on Sunday, March 22, 2015 as more than 150 singers from Goshen College and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus combine with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, under the baton of Andrew Constantine. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center.
Perry Bush, professor of history at Bluffton (Ohio) University, will present the 2015 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture on Tuesday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Administration Building Room 28. Bechtel will speak on “The Professor as Peacemaker: C. Henry Smith and the Mennonite Intellectual Tradition, 1920-1948.”
Krista and Tim Showalter Ehst, both 2008 GC grads, have begun Peace Farm, a new voluntary service program born out of a collaborative effort between Quakers and Mennonites in Pennsylvania. This six-month apprenticeship brings together the practical work of farming and an exploration of connections between peace, food justice and faith.