Phil and Christine Lindell Detweiler, long-term Mission Network affiliates will speak out of their 20 years of experience in Benin, Ivory Coast and South Africa. Phil and Christine will address the dichotomy between service and mission in the pluralistic context of the 21st century.
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A CORE VALUES INSTITUTE event.
Join us in this special worship service led by the Goshen College Men’s Choir as they prepare to depart for their Spring Break journeys.
Come hear reflections from these twenty-somethings who began Prairie Wolf Collective in nearby Elkhart, Indiana, a co-housing community that strives to create a healthy place to live and support each other in their ongoing vocations.
Dr. Curtis is dean of the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts at Indiana University South Bend.
Join us as we near the conclusion of our time with Ted Swartz, our campus ministries guest speaker. In 1992 Ted graduated from seminary and began a ministry that took him, not to a pulpit in a congregation, but to audiences across the U.S. and beyond.
Join us for a special Wednesday chapel today at 10:00 a.m. as we welcome Ted Swartz to our campus for three days. He will offer special performances each evening (Wed, Thu, Fri) in our community, as well as visit classes and lead workshops.
How is leadership learned? How is it taught? Several faculty members will share what they emphasize as they help GC students to become effective servant leaders. President Brenneman will chair the panel. Faculty participants are: Kathy Meyer Reimer (Education)Launa Rohrer (Student Life)Odelet Nance (CITL and MAO) Jon Geiser (Business)Gary Chupp (Men’s Basketball)Luke Gascho (M.A. in Environmental Education)
The 2011 Camping Inquiry Program student participants will share of their summer experiences through singing, prayer, and sharing. Following chapel there will be a number of representatives from Mennonite camps set up in Java Junction lounge to chat with you about job possibilities. 2011 CIP Participants: Aaron Kaufmann, Alisha Bender, Alisha Snyder, Alita Yoder, Brook Hostetter, Emily Yoder, Emma Brooks, Hannah Grieser, and Saralyn Murray.
Bible & religion professor Paul Keim, co-director, will introduce the Maple Scholars summer research program. He and senior Julia Stoltzfus will also tell about their 2011 project. Students will be invited to apply for 2012 Maple Scholars projects.
Join us for chapel today at 10:00 a.m. in Church-Chapel as we hear new Minister of Worship Gwen Gustafson-Zook share parts of her faith story. Being the musical person that she is, there will be lots of singing incorporated. We will also have a special “blessing” for her as she begins her time of service at Goshen College.
Two students, Aranza Torres and Yesenia Orrellana, local leaders in promoting the DREAM act, will explain the purpose and implications of this proposed legislation.
In today’s chapel we will hear from three people sharing how they are or expect to serve Christ through their academic Discipline. Matt Lehman is a senior Theater/Bible, Religion double major, but will share more from his Theater major. Saralyn Murray is a junior American Sign Language major. Kent Palmer is a professor teaching in the area of Infomatics.
Dr. Vincent G. Harding, a civil rights elder, historian, theologian, and peace activist, was a colleague of Martin Luther King Jr. His work for civil rights in the late 1950s and early 1960s was instrumental in the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Harding served as the first director of the King Center in Atlanta, which he helped to found, with Coretta Scott King. He published Martin Luther King: An Inconvenient Hero in 1996 while a professor of religion and social transformation at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado. Now retired, his work focuses on the Veterans of Hope Project, which he founded with his wife Rosemarie, to educate students and the public on religion, culture, active democracy, and social change through nonviolent means.
Join us in an upbeat time of singing and praising God as we sing “Songs of Exaltation,” led by the student group, The Miller One Throwback Gang. You’ll not want to miss this! The group consists of John Miller, Henry Stewart, Austin Sprunger, Hans Weaver, and Levi Smucker.
Art club members will introduce GC student artists and art-work on display in the Good Library basement gallery.