When Bobby Switzer started the Goshen College Hymn Club in 2012, little did he know that he would end up singing through every verse of all 658 hymns in “Hymnal: A Worship Book,” in a 30-hour marathon of song.
As the mayor of Goshen, Allan Kauffman (GHS ‘67, GC ‘71) has worked to continue a strong relationship between the city of Goshen and Goshen Community Schools.
The Walking Roots Band is a Harrisonburg-based folk / bluegrass / roots band made of a friends who come together to make music. They are launching a Kickstarter campaign for a new album featuring reclaimed hymns.
As churches and individual Christians around the world prepare to celebrate Christ’s birth, Goshen College will again offer an online spiritual resource at www.goshen.edu/devotions to help believers make time and space in their hearts and minds to welcome Advent and celebrate Christmas.
Graphic design artists Anne H. Berry ’99 and Penina Acayo ’11 will display their artwork at the Goshen College Music Center’s Hershberger Gallery from Nov. 16, 2014 through Jan. 18, 2015. A reception will take place on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2-4 p.m. in the gallery, with an artist talk directly following the reception, from 4-5 p.m.
The Goshen College Symphony Orchestra (GCSO) will present a family-friendly concert featuring music inspired by the children’s book “Old Turtle,” on Friday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will take place in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. All children are admitted free to this concert with a paying adult.
Young Elkhart County string and wind musicians in the Community School of the Arts (CSA) Youth Honors Orchestras, along with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Youth Symphony, will perform during their annual fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
A blog about fashion might not be the first place one would imagine seeing photos of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) school kits, but The Coral Court isn’t your typical fashion blog. Kristi Stalter ’11, from Bloomington, Ill., started the blog about a year ago, and it has blossomed into a popular lifestyle blog with close ties to MCC. For Stalter, MCC has provided a way to connect her passion for education with her desire to give.
Reception: Sunday, May 5, 2-4:00 pm, Hershberger Gallery. Awards ceremony and door prize drawing for money towards a piece from the show will take place at 3:00.
On Friday, Nov. 14, high school students have an opportunity to visit the Goshen College campus during a fall open house. Students can tour campus, talk with faculty, participate in an information fair, learn about financial aid and scholarships, spend the night in a residence hall and learn more about what it means to study at Goshen College.