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Pastor and Historian Dr. Monte Hampton presents his lecture “Science and Religion with a Southern Accent: Scripture, Science, and Southern Identity in the Shadow of the Civil War”

January 23rd, 2017

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Jan. 23, 2017) — On March 22, Dr. Monte Hampton will present
“Science and Religion with a Southern Accent: Scripture, Science, and Southern Identity in the Shadow of the Civil War” at 7 p.m. The lecture will be held in Hostetter Chapel. Dr. Hampton will discuss the Southern culture’s crisis about modernity as they grappled with the nature of scientific and religious knowledge and how to relate to them in the shadow of the Civil War and reconstruction. This free lecture is sponsored by Messiah College Ministries and The Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science. For questions about this event, or more information, email Ted Davis at tdavis@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward Larson speaks on Darwinism, human evolution and the supernatural soul

January 23rd, 2017

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Jan. 23, 2017) — On Feb. 27, Dr. Edward J. Larson will present
“Darwinism and the Victorian Soul” at 7 p.m. The lecture will be held in Hostetter Chapel. Dr. Larson, both a historian and legal scholar, offers a historical perspective on how scientists and others have accepted evolution without rejecting the idea of a supernatural soul. This free lecture is hosted by The Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science, the Messiah College Honors Program, and the Department of History. For questions about this event, or more information, email Ted Davis at tdavis@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College student ensembles present annual Christmas concert

November 9th, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Nov. 9, 2016) — Student ensembles from the Messiah College Department of Music will perform a Christmas concert Dec. 4. The concert will be held at 8 p.m. in Parmer Hall located in The Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. General admission tickets are $12, senior tickets are $6 and student/child tickets are $3. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or order online at messiah.edu/tickets. For more information regarding the concert, call the Department of Music at 717-766-2511, ext. 5083. Continue reading…

Social Historian Earl Lewis presents “History, Mental Health, and Humor: The Lingering Effects of Slavery and Race” at Messiah College

October 24th, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 24, 2016) — On Nov. 17, the Messiah College American Democracy Lecture, sponsored by the Center for Public Humanities and the Department of History, hosts Earl Lewis, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He will present his lecture, “History, Mental Health, and Humor: The Lingering Effects of Slavery and Race.” His talk will be held at 7:15 p.m. in Parmer Hall, located in Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Free tickets are required for this event. To reserve, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036. For questions about this event, email Jean Corey at jcorey@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance Presents “Blue Christmas” Dance Performance

October 24th, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 24, 2016) — On Nov. 17, Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Blue Christmas”. The show begins at 6:30 p.m. in Poorman Black Box Theatre, located in Climenhaga Building. For this performance, dance students take the time and space to acknowledge the seasons of sadness that many encounter. Tickets are free and open to the public. To reserve tickets, contact the Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or email tickets@messiah.edu. For more information, visit messiah.edu/theatretickets, or direct additional questions to Kevin Hodes at khodes@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Emmy Award-winning Producer Presents at Messiah College

October 17th, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 17, 2016) — Filmmaker Ken Burns will present “American Lives” at Messiah College on Nov. 15, 2016 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Parmer Hall, located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Tickets are $25 for general admission, and $10 for students. Tickets may be purchased by contacting the ticket office at 717-691-6036 or messiah.edu/tickets. This event is sponsored by the Office of the President. Continue reading…

Messiah College School of the Arts presents Fauré’s Requiem

October 17th, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 17, 2016) — On Nov. 11 at 8 p.m., the Messiah College School of the Arts will present a unique collaborative performance of Gabriel Fauré’s beautiful and comforting “Requiem.” Ensembles joining forces will include: Maestro Stuart Malina and the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, the Susquehanna Chorale, ensemble-in-residence at Messiah, along with the Messiah College Concert Choir, both prepared by Messiah artist-in-residence Linda Tedford. The performance will also feature soprano Ashley Milanses and baritone Jonathan Hays as soloists. In addition to the Fauré, the program will include Berlioz’s epic orchestral showpiece, “Symphonie Fantastique.” The performance will be held in Parmer Hall, located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. All tickets are $35. To purchase, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or online at messiah.edu/tickets. For questions about the performance, email Brittany Taylor, Performing Arts Coordinator, at bntaylor@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College theatre department presents “Radium Girls”

October 12th, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 12, 2016) — The Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Radium Girls,” written by D.W. Gregory and directed by Elizabeth Angelozzi. Show times are 8 p.m. Nov. 10-12 and 17-19, and 3 p.m. Nov. 13 and 20. The performance will be held in Miller Theatre in the Climenhaga Building. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for students and children. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or email tickets@messiah.edu. For more information, visit messiah.edu/theatretickets, and for additional questions, contact Kevin Hodes at khodes@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Grammy Award winning jazz group Snarky Puppy to perform at Messiah College

September 26th, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Sept. 26, 2016) — Messiah College Department of Music presents the world-renowned jazz group, Snarky Puppy, as part of its Performing Art Series. The performance will be held on Friday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. in Parmer Hall, located in The Calvin and Janet High Center. Snarky Puppy specializes in sophisticated composition, harmonies and improvisation. Their unique talent led them to win both a Grammy and a Reader’s Poll. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children/students. Tickets can be purchased online at messiah.edu/tickets. Continue reading…

World-renowned chemist presents “The Big Bang, Stephen Hawking, and God” at Messiah College

September 19th, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Sept. 19, 2016) — On Friday, Oct. 7, Dr. Henry “Fritz” Schaefer, known globally for his scientific contributions to molecular quantum mechanics, will present a lecture titled, “The Big Bang, Stephen Hawking, and God,” discussing the relationship between science and religion. The event will take place in Messiah College’s Hostetter Chapel Sanctuary at 7 p.m. This is a free lecture sponsored by The Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science, and is open to the public. For more information, visit messiah.edu/godandscience, or email Dr. Ted Davis at tdavis@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

   

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