Kansas organist Carrie Groenewold will open Goshen College’s inaugural Rieth Chamber Series with an organ recital in Rieth Recital Hall on Sunday, Sept. 15. The concert begins at 4 p.m. and will be performed on Goshen’s acclaimed Taylor and Boody pipe organ.
From Sept. 20 to 22, Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will host the annual Autumn Hope Conference, titled “Native Place: Disruption and Healing.” The weekend conference will take the long view of immigration and examine the impact of different people groups on the landscape.
In 2012 Rachel Halder was in the midst of the worst year of her life, getting therapy for abuse she experienced as a child.
On a plane to San Francisco, she had a vivid dream of starting a blog for survivors of sexual violence to tell their stories. It didn’t feel like something she came up with on her own.
The 2013-14 line-up for the Afternoon Sabbatical series, featuring lectures, performances and special trips, has been announced by Goshen College. The series will kick off with a lecture and discussion titled “Protecting Our Children – a Broad Perspective” by Candy Yoder, president and CEO of Child and Parent Services (CAPS) in Elkhart.
Goshen College adjunct music instructor and tubist Roger Lewis will present a music recital in Rieth Recital Hall on Friday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m.
Events in September 2013 include a Wailin’ Jennys concert, an Afternoon Sabbatical on child maltreatment and a gallery of art from the Michiana Pottery Tour.
This year Goshen College’s Center for Business and Entrepreneurial Education will continue its seven-week “Lunch and Learn” series with topics ranging from making a toast to managing a city court. The series is geared toward administrative support staff looking to improve their work habits and work environment through lunchtime seminars taught by experienced community leaders.
Merry Lea will host its annual Wilderness First Aid Workshop on Thursday and Friday, August 29 and 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Instructor Jacob Guiser, from the SOLO School of Emergency Medicine and Rescue in Conway, N.H., will teach the 16-hour course.