Stories from Palestine: Goshen College students witness hope amidst conflict

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Sam Carlson, a junior peace, justice and conflict studies (PJCS) major from Goshen, is serving at the Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center (Wi’am) in Bethlehem, Palestine this summer. After making the decision to spend the summer in Palestine, he was accepted into Goshen College’s Service Inquiry Program, which offers students the opportunity to serve with a church-related service or mission agency.

Inquiry Programs send students to lead, serve, minister

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This summer, 15 Goshen College students have an opportunity to spend three months serving at a camp, congregation or service agency through the Camping, Ministry and Service Inquiry Programs. The students are placed in locations across the United States and abroad – from Elkhart to Palestine, students work within supportive communities to develop skills for leadership and explore both faith and vocation.

15 Goshen College students participate in summer Inquiry Programs

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Fifteen Goshen College students are participating in the Camping, Ministry and Service Inquiry Programs during the summer. The Inquiry programs give GC students the opportunity to spend three months in a camp, congregation or service agency with the goal of exploring the intersection of faith and vocation, while also developing skills for leadership.