Three GC seniors will reflect on their years as a Goshen College student through the lens of faith.
Archives for 2014
BONUS CONVO CHANGE: Nicaragua SST, Summer 2013
Change from printed schedule.
Convocation:”Doing Your Future a Favor: College Students & Money” – Beryl Jantzi, Everence
Beryl Jantzi is stewardship educator for Everence Financial, an organization that helps people connect faith and finances. He will also visit Economics and Personal Finance classes on Tuesday.
Convocation: International Student Stories & Talent
International students will tell their stories and offer encore presentations of selected acts from the World Wide Cafe performance on March 8.
During Chapel today the Goshen College Parables worship ensemble will present portions of their program, “Where the River Will Never Run Dry.” https://www.goshen.edu/churchrelations/parables/
Convocation: Senior Statements
Five seniors will reflect on their Goshen College experience: Michelle Espino, Martin Hofkamp, Lauren Treiber, Lassane Ouedraogo, and Kate Stoltzfus.
Chapel: GOD and TED Talk: Ideas Worth Spreading
On this, the first day of the Religion and Science Conference at GC, President James Brenneman will preach on the compatibility of science and religion.
Convocation: “Creating Business Solutions for Reducing Poverty” – Loren Hostetter, MEDA
Small business and entrepreneurs are the untapped engine to solving problems of poverty. Loren Hostetter, Director of New Business Development for MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Association), will share stories of MEDA’s innovative work in agricultural value chains and agri-business development in South America, Eastern Europe, and Africa. Loren received a Masters Degree in International Development from American University.
Chapel: Environmental Spirituality
Convocation: “The Already Peaceable Kingdom: Animals & Peace” – Trevor Bechtel, Bluffton University
Trevor Bechtel is a religion professor at Bluffton University, in Ohio, and the recipient of the 2013-14 C. Henry Smith Peace Lectureship.Working from specific stories of animals across domestic and wild spaces, Dr. Bechtel argues that peace is found wherever we discover right relationships. His work aims at understanding the ecology of our relationships and seeking the full flourishing of all life. Surprising answers to questions of domestication, vegetarianism, hunting and pet owning will be considered.
Chapel: Women’s World Choir
Before they leave for spring break choir tour, members of the Women’s World Choir will lead this chapel service.
Convocation: Black History Month Reflections
Members of the Goshen College Black Student Union will present this convocation, which includes personal stories, introductions to influential African-Americans of the past and present, and African-American song and dance. Presenters are Dominic Arrowwood-Fouce, Tyra Carver, Trevor Emery, Jerron Jamerson, Jesse Loewen, Nathan Orr, Malcolm Stovall, and Antianna Terrell. Faculty sponsor is DaVonne Harris.
Chapel:”Love, Spirituality & Sexuality”
Convocation:”Recycled Art” – GC student art club
Members of the GC student art club explain some of the art works created by students in the library gallery exhibit on the theme of Recycling.
Chapel: Camping Inquiry Stories & Songs – Summer 2013 CIP’ers
Convocation:”When You Disagree: 3 Key Questions”- Carolyn Schrock-Shenk & others
Three key questions to ask and answer when you disagree with someone else. PJCS professor Carolyn Schrock-Shenk will lead this convocation, with help from several students and faculty members. The audience will be seated around tables, with snacks.
Chapel: “What Unifies Us?”
Chapel: Employee Faith Story – Jerrell Ross Richer
Jerrell Ross Richer is Professor of Ecnomics. He and his family led SST units in Peru from 2011-13.
MLK Day Special Convocation: Spoken Word Coffeehouse Special Extended MLK Day Convocation (to 11:15) Afternoon Convo Options: “Women in the Civil Rights Mvt” (Steve Nolt), “Institutional Racism” (Rebecca Hernandez) Afternoon Convo Option:”Institutional Racism: Neighborhood Dumps”
Students and faculty members will read original works and also the works of others: poetry, fiction and nonfiction. Featured speaker: Tony Brown Presented by graduate students in the Environmental Education program, based at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center.
Chapel: “Confronting the Powers” – SOA Reflections
Students who traveled to Georgia in November for the protest at the “School of the Americas,” where many abusive Latin American military personnel were trained, will reflect on their experience.