Messiah College News Releases
November 15th, 2013
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Nov. 15, 2013) —The Oakes Museum of Natural History will hold its fifth annual open house Dec. 7 from 1-5 p.m. There will be a craft project and activities for children ages 3-12, special discounts in the gift shop and hourly drawings for museum gift certificates. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free. Contact the museum office at 717-691-6082 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Continue reading…
October 24th, 2013
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Oct. 24, 2013) — The Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance and Director Curtis Sisco present Neil Simon’s classic, “The Good Doctor,” Nov. 14 through Nov. 24. All shows are at 8 p.m. except for Nov. 17 and Nov. 24 when shows are scheduled for 3 p.m. The play will be held in Miller Theater, located in the Climenhaga Building. 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. Continue reading…
October 15th, 2013
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Oct. 15, 2013) — Messiah College signals its commitment to the humanities and the value of a liberal arts education with the creation of the Humanities Scholars Program, a four-year scholarship program for students enrolled in the college’s School of the Humanities. Each year, 10 Dean’s Scholarships in the Humanities will be awarded to accomplished, incoming students selecting majors in the following departments at Messiah College: biblical and religious studies, communication, English, history, modern languages, philosophy, and politics and international relations. Continue reading…
October 11th, 2013
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GRANTHAM, Pa. (Oct. 10, 2013) — The Messiah College School of the Arts presents classical chamber music ensemble The Mendelssohn Piano Trio Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the High Foundation Recital Hall located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts and will feature trios inspired by Ludwig van Beethoven. Free tickets are required for the concert. To reserve a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit messiah.edu/tickets. Continue reading…
October 8th, 2013
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Oct. 8, 2013) —Dava Sobel, former New York Times science reporter, will discuss, “Copernicus and Galileo: Authors of the Moving Earth” Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. in Parmer Hall in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts at Messiah College. Admission is free but a ticket is required. To obtain a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at email@example.com or 717-691-6036. The lecture is sponsored by the Messiah College Friends of Murray Library and the Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science. Continue reading…
October 3rd, 2013
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GRANTHAM, Pa. (Oct. 3, 2013) — The Messiah College Student Activities Board presents critically acclaimed pop/rock artist Mat Kearney and special guest artist Kishi Bashi Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. The show will be held in Brubaker Auditorium located in the Eisenhower Campus Center; doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25 for the general public. Concert tickets will be on sale until the night of the concert or until the show sells out. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit messiah.edu/tickets. Continue reading…
October 1st, 2013
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Oct. 1, 2013) — Ted Davis, professor of the history of science at Messiah College, will discuss, “Moving the Earth: Why Copernicus’ Innovative Idea Was So Hard to Accept” Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Alexander Auditorium, Frey Hall Academic Building at Messiah College. Admission is free; no ticket required. The lecture is sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science and the Friends of Murray Library. For more information, contact Ted Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 30th, 2013
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GRANTHAM, Pa. (Sept. 30, 2013) — The Messiah College Cultural Series, Office of Development and Office of the President present “Abyssinian: a gospel celebration featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Chorale Le Chateau” Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature a blend of both gospel and jazz music and will take place in Parmer Hall located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts at Messiah College. Tickets for all seats are $60 and may be purchased by contacting the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or by visiting messiah.edu/tickets. Continue reading…
September 25th, 2013
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GRANTHAM, Pa. (Sept. 25, 2013) — The Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance presents Archibald MacLeish’s modern retelling of the biblical account of Job Oct. 16 through Oct. 20. Show times for “J.B.” are 8 p.m. on Oct. 16, 17, 18 and 19 and 3 p.m. on Oct. 20. After the last show Oct. 20, local religious leaders and health care providers will reflect on their personal experiences in grief counseling in a post-performance conversation. 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 best suited for ages 13 and older.
The drama, directed by Professor of Theatre Valerie Rae Smith, will be held in the Poorman Blackbox Theater located in the Climenhaga Building. WITF’s Cary Burkett will play God/Zuss while guest designer Tom Ryan of Boom!Creative, LLC will design the production.
September 17th, 2013
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Sept. 17, 2013) — Timothy Shah, associate director of the Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs and visiting assistant professor in the government department, Georgetown University, will discuss “Why Religious Freedom Is a Universal, Necessary and Dangerous Idea” Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. in Hostetter Chapel at Messiah College. Admission is free; no ticket required. The lecture is sponsored by the Messiah College Center for Public Humanities and the department of politics. For more information, contact Shirley Groff at email@example.com. Continue reading…