From Goshen to the Gates Foundation: Joyce Bontrager Lehman to speak at 116th commencement

Joyce Bontrager Lehman, a financial consultant, past program manager at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and former Goshen College professor, will be the speaker at Goshen College’s 116th commencement ceremony on Sunday, April 27 at 3 p.m. in the Roman Gingerich Recreation-Fitness Center. Her speech is titled “The Imperative of Providence.”

President’s sermon: “Love in the Clouds of Unknowing”

President Brenneman

“You have held newborns in Nicaragua, taught English in Cambodia, served the deaf community in Peru, held basketball camps down the street. You have learned to live lives of service and learning on every inhabitable continent on earth. By my estimation, in the four years you were here at Goshen College, all students, along with faculty, staff, and administrators, showed God’s love for others with more than 60,000 service hours per year that you were here. You, my dear students, have embodied a ‘love that surpasses knowledge.’”

Cambridge bishop to present address at Goshen College’s 114th commencement

Bishop Simon Barrington-Ward.

GOSHEN, Ind. – British Bishop Simon Barrington-Ward will present “Becoming What You Are; Exploring the Great Exchange” at Goshen College’s 114thcommencement on Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m. in the Roman Gingerich Recreation-Fitness Center. This year there are 210 undergraduates and 23 master’s degree candidates scheduled to receive diplomas at commencement. Barrington-Ward received a bachelor’s […]

At 113th Goshen College commencement, human rights activist encourages graduates to bring hope and compassion to a broken world

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Goshen College’s Class of 2011 received degrees on Sunday, May 1 after being challenged to have the courage to serve others by President James E. Brenneman and encouraged to bring hope and compassion to a broken world by 1969 Goshen College graduate Marjory M. Byler, a human rights activist and organizational consultant.