This summer, nine Goshen College students are exploring church ministry as they work with congregations across the United States through the college’s Ministry Inquiry Program (MIP).
Christian-based summer camps provide sacred places for young people to explore what it means to live faithfully in a Christ-centered community while realizing that care for the earth is an extension of Jesus’ ministry. This summer, nine Goshen College students are working at Christian-based camps and retreats throughout the country, leading young people on their faith journeys.
Two Goshen College students have been awarded a 2011 Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Undergraduate Fellowship. Ben Sutter, a sophomore, and Sarah Dieter, a junior, received a fellowship to help fund their ministerial explorations. FTE is a nonprofit organization that seeks to cultivate and support young Christian leaders.
In a time when many churches are experiencing a decline in youth membership, eight Goshen College students will have the opportunity to be engaged with the inner workings of Mennonite Church USA during the July 4-9 Adult Delegate Assembly in Pittsburgh. The students will represent churches and conferences from five different states as they participate in discussions about policy issues and vote on new resolution amendments, prepping them for a lifetime of church involvement.
Goshen College recently recognized 219 students, for excellence in academics, on the 2010-11 spring semester Dean’s List.
While differences between Christians and Muslims have caused significant global conflict, two Muslim international students – Mohammad Rasoulipour and Mohamed Meissara – are finding the Christian campus at Goshen College to be a place of peace, understanding and acceptance as they focus on commonalities.
Two Goshen College journalism students were recently awarded top honors in the collegiate division of the Hoosier State Press Association’s annual journalism contest.
Goshen College recently recognized 211 students, for excellence in academics, on the 2010-11 fall semester Dean’s List.
Chase Snyder’s “This I Believe” speech
Goshen College welcomed new and returning students back to campus, as classes began on Aug. 30. Fall 2010 enrollment statistics at Goshen College show a total head count of 960 students attending full or part time and taking courses, seeking graduate degrees or seeking degrees through Goshen’s Division of Adult and External Studies (DAES).