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Mark Samels, executive producer of PBS’s American Experience, to deliver keynote at Messiah College’s Spring Humanities Symposium

February 3rd, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Feb. 3, 2016) — Mark Samels, executive producer of PBS’s American Experience, will deliver the keynote address “To Tell a True Story” Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in Parmer Hall in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. The lecture is sponsored by the Messiah College Center for Public Humanities and is part of the College’s annual Humanities Symposium. Admission is free, but a ticket is required. To obtain a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit messiah.edu/tickets. For more information, contact Shirley Groff at groff@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

The Sider Institute to Host Annual Schrag Lecture March 17

January 29th, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Jan. 29, 2016) — The Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan Studies will hold its annual Schrag Lectures on March 17 at Messiah College. This year’s lecturer is Dr. Molly Worthen. She will deliver a lecture “The Curious History of the Christian Worldview: Theological Origins of the Culture Wars,” which will draw from her recent book, “Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism.” It will consider the role of Anabaptists and Wesleyans in the evangelical movement in the years after World War II. The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. in Parmer Hall in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Admission is free; no ticket is required. For more information, contact Devin Manzullo-Thomas at dcthomas@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

The Stabler Foundation Grants Over Half a Million Dollars to Messiah College

January 19th, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Jan. 19, 2016) —The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation recently granted a $530,000 award to further existing Stabler endowments for nursing and general scholarship aid at Messiah College, continuing a significant investment in the availability of scholarship funds at the College. Continue reading…

Messiah College hosts “Music for Piano Times Two” with guest artist Stuart Malina of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra

January 15th, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Jan. 15, 2016) — Guest artist Stuart Malina, music director and conductor of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, will join Messiah faculty members Ya-Ting Chang, Patrice Ewoldt and Richard Roberson in an evening of two-piano masterpieces on Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the High Foundation Recital Hall in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Continue reading…

Messiah College Choral Arts Society holds auditions for spring concerts

November 12th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2015) — The Messiah College Choral Arts Society will hold auditions for its spring concerts series on Dec. 8, 11 and Jan. 5 in the High Center at Messiah College. The ensemble consists of community members as well as Messiah College faculty, staff and students. The Choral Arts Society maintains a membership of 70 singers, and has performed with the Harrisburg Symphony orchestra and the Susquehanna Chorale. The group is conducted by Linda L. Tedford, Director of Choral Activities at Messiah College. Continue reading…

Messiah College presents the Mendelssohn Piano Trio

November 10th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Nov. 10, 2015) — The Messiah College Department of Music presents the Mendelssohn Piano Trio Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the High Foundation Recital Hall, located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. The performance is free and open to the public; no tickets required. Continue reading…

Messiah College theatre department presents “Anatomy of Gray”

November 3rd, 2015

GRANTHAM, Pa. (Nov. 3, 2015) — The Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance presents Jim Leonard’s “The Anatomy of Gray” at 8 p.m. Nov. 12-14 and Nov. 19-21, as well as 3 p.m. Nov. 15 and 22. General admission tickets cost $10; student and senior tickets are $7. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or at messiah.edu/tickets. Continue reading…

The Sider Institute Hosts Fall Study Conference at Messiah College Nov. 12-13

November 2nd, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Nov. 2, 2015) — The Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan Studies is holding its annual fall study conference at 7 p.m. on Nov. 12 and from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 at Messiah College, One College Avenue, Mechanicsburg, Pa. This year’s theme is “Life Beyond the Congregation: The Future of Denominations in the 21st Century.” Continue reading…

Messiah College presents the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra with special guests the New York Voices

October 26th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 26, 2015) — The Messiah College School of the Arts presents the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra with special guests the New York Voices Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. in Parmer Hall, located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Admission is $20, and $10 for a student ticket with ID. To obtain a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or tickets@messiah.edu. For more information, contact Brittany Taylor at bntaylor@messiah.edu.    Continue reading…

Messiah College to host “Kanye’s Temple: The Hyper-Religiosity of Pop Culture” lecture Nov. 3

October 16th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 16, 2015) — Gregory Alan Thornbury, president of The King’s College, will address the topic “Kanye’s Temple: The Hyper-Religiosity of Pop Culture” on Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Parmer Hall, located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Continue reading…

   

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