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Messiah College offers free showing of “Misa’s Fugue” on Nov. 13

October 16th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 16, 2014) — Messiah College, along with the Jewish Federation of Greater  Harrisburg, will offer a free, public showing of the award-winning Holocaust documentary “Misa’s Fugue” on Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in Parmer Hall located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Admission is free; no ticket is required. The Jewish Federation will offer free transportation to Messiah College from the Jewish Community Center at 3301 North Front Street, Harrisburg. For more information or to reserve a seat on the bus, contact Marilynn Kanenson at 717-652-6688. A discussion with the film’s producer and director Sean Gaston will immediately follow the showing of the film. Continue reading…

Messiah College hosts Ruth Naomi Floyd lecture Nov. 5

October 15th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 15, 2014) — Ruth Naomi Floyd will discuss “What is Jazz?” Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. in Parmer Hall located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Admission is free, but a ticket is required. To obtain a ticket, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or tickets@messiah.edu. The lecture is sponsored by the Messiah College Honors Program. For more information, contact Lili Hagenbuch at lhagenbuch@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College hosts Doris Kearns Goodwin lecture Oct. 30

October 9th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 9, 2014) — Doris Kearns Goodwin will discuss “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism” Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Parmer Hall located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. General admission tickets are $25 and student tickets are $10. To purchase a ticket, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or tickets@messiah.edu. The lecture is sponsored by the Messiah College Office of the President. For more information, contact Sherri Hoffman at Shoffman@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

The Sider Institute co-sponsors “What Young Historians Are Thinking” on Oct. 27

October 8th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 8, 2014) — The Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist, and Wesleyan Studies at Messiah College and the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society co-sponsor “What Young Historians Are Thinking” Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. Three young Anabaptist historians under thirty will present short papers and take questions. Presenters and presentations include Brooke Strayer, “Tracing the Trajectory of the Brethren in Christ Peace Position in the United States”; Moira E. Mackay, “Lift up thy voice like a trumpet: Anne Knight and the Fight for the Enfranchisement of Humanity”; and Ted Maust, “John F. Funk and the Herald of Truth: Creating a Mennonite Social Network.” Admission is free; no ticket is required. The event will take place at Lancaster Brethren in Christ Church, located at 1865 Fruitville Pike in Lancaster, Pa. For more information, contact Devin Manzullo-Thomas at dcthomas@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College hosts Heisey lectures Oct. 28

October 7th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 7, 2014) — M. J. Heisey, associate professor of history, The State University of New York at Potsdam and Nancy Heisey, professor, Bible & Religion Department, Eastern Mennonite University, will discuss “On the Trail of Elsie Bechtel: The Brethren in Christ Trove of Voices” presented by Dr. M. J. Heisey and “The Questionable Past and the Brethren in Christ Church” presented by Dr. Nancy R. Heisey, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. in Parmer Cinema located in Boyer Hall. Admission is free, and no ticket is required. The lecture is sponsored by The Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan Studies at Messiah College.  For more information, contact Shirley Groff at groff@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College presents the Mendelssohn Piano Trio

October 6th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 6, 2014) — The Messiah College School of the Arts presents the Mendelssohn Piano Trio Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the High Foundation Recital Hall located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Admission is free, but a ticket is required. To obtain a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or tickets@messiah.edu. For more information, contact Kevin Hodes at khodes@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College presents The Manhattan Transfer concert

October 3rd, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 3, 2014) — The Messiah College Cultural Series presents The Manhattan Transfer Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. in Parmer Hall located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. General admission tickets are $35 and student tickets are $15. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or tickets@messiah.edu. For more information, contact Yonette Schneider at yschneid@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Philip Deloria to deliver American Democracy Lecture at Messiah College Oct. 23

October 2nd, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 2, 2014) — Dr. Philip J. Deloria, Carroll Smith-Rosenberg Professor of History and LSA Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education at the University of Michigan, will discuss “American Indians in the American Cultural Imagination” Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. in Parmer Hall located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Admission is free; no ticket is required. The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Public Humanities and the Department of History. For more information, contact Shirley Groff at groff@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College theatre department presents “Finding Gravity”

September 25th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Sept. 25, 2014) — The Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance presents George MacDonald’s production “Finding Gravity” Oct. 16 through Oct. 19. Show times are 7 p.m. on Oct. 16 and 17 and 3 p.m. on Oct. 18 and 19. General admission tickets cost $10; student and senior citizen tickets cost $7. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit messiah.edu/theatretickets. This play is suitable for all ages. Continue reading…

The Sider Institute Hosts Fall Study Conference at Carlisle Brethren in Christ Church Oct. 9-10

September 18th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Sept.18, 2014) — The Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan Studies is holding its annual fall study conference at 7 p.m. on Oct. 9 and from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the Carlisle Brethren in Christ Church, 1155 Walnut Bottom Rd., Carlisle. This year’s theme is “Who’s In? Who’s Out? Rethinking Church Membership in the Twenty-First Century.” Continue reading…

   

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