Former Goshen College president Shirley Hershey Showalter released a new memoir today, “Blush: A Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World.”
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.
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.
Guests will get a portrait of Turkey’s culture and food during Goshen College’s Afternoon Sabbatical on Tuesday, April 9 at noon in the College Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall. March 30 is the registration deadline.
Goshen College Professor of History Steve Nolt will present an Afternoon Sabbatical lecture on “The Amish Way: Patient Faith in a Perilous World” on Tuesday, March 12 at 1 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
Goshen College’s Chamber Choir will present an Afternoon Sabbatical concert on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. in Sauder Concert Hall. The program is free and open to the public.
Formerly from the Republic of Georgia, husband and wife musical duo David Machavariani and Ketevan Badridze will perform great music of German and Russian major composers for Goshen College’s December Afternoon Sabbatical.
Celebrate food and family with the authors of the recently released cookbook The Daily Feast (Good Books, 2012) on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at noon during Goshen College’s Afternoon Sabbatical in the College Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall.
Dr. Peter McCown, president of the Elkhart County Community Foundation, will share the story of Gundlach and the implications of his gift during a Goshen College Afternoon Sabbatical lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 1 p.m.
The 2012-13 line-up of lectures, performances and special trips that are part of the Goshen College Afternoon Sabbatical program will include: