Bluffton religion professor to talk about freedom and peace on Feb. 2

Drawing heavily on the biblical book of Galatians, Bluffton (Ohio) University Assistant Professor of Religion Laura Brenneman will be asking the question, “What does freedom have to do with peace?” in her Monday, Feb. 2 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture at Goshen College in the Administration Building, Room 28 at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Community prayer breakfast to kick off Martin Luther King Jr. Day; reservations due Jan. 8

The Goshen College Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day on Jan. 19 will begin with prayer and remembrance at the ninth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Prayer Breakfast, beginning at 7:30 a.m. in the Church-Chapel Fellowship Hall. The breakfast is open to the public and reservations are due by Thursday, Jan. 8.

Goshen College faculty trained to deliver presentation on climate change and faith

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Bob Yoder, Goshen College campus pastor, and Paul Steury, education coordinator at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, were among the first group personally trained by Nobel Laureate Al Gore to spread the message about the challenges of and solutions to the climate crisis in the faith community.

At 110th Goshen College commencement, noted human rights advocate tells graduates to persevere, to serve others and to trust in God

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Goshen College’s Class of 2008 received degrees Sunday, the culmination of years of hard work and prayer, after being encouraged to be life-long learners and to reach for high goals by President James E. Brenneman and Mukarabe Makinto-Inandava, an advocate for poor people in Africa.

Sales begin April 23 for 2008-09 season tickets to Goshen College’s Performing Arts Series

The 2008-09 season of the Goshen College Performing Arts Series will again bring top name musicians to the college’s Sauder Concert Hall stage. Next season’s performers will include Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Christine Ebersole, the Brentano String Quartet, Bobby McFerrin, Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul, the Estonia National Symphony Orchestra, the Punch Brothers and the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band.