Calvin profs in Troy
February 23, March 9 & 23, 2014
Also, if you are interested, a meal will be served at 4:45 p.m., with devotions at 5:30 p.m. Or just come a few minutes before the lectures begin at 6 p.m.
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February 23: Dr. Won Lee - Religion
Holy Terror: Can We Trust the God of Violence?
The Bible speaks candidly about violent activity of God, which portrays God as blotting out his creation from the earth, laying waste to entire cities, killing his own priests instantly.... How should we understand these troubled descriptions of God? Should we spiritualize, historically adjust, or view them as metaphors for the religious life? Could we as Christians be satisfied by invoking the nonviolent command of Jesus, as if the God of the New Testament is different or superior to the God of the Old? By paying attention to the canonical context of these passages, such divine violence can reveal God’s ways to accomplish redemptive purposes.
March 9: Dr. Paul Moes - Psychology
Brains, Mind, and Soul: A Lively Excursion into the Realms of Thought, Being, and the Core of Life Itself
A challenging, enlightening and invigorating exploration of what our consciousness is and how it works, and of us as spirits without physical brains.
March 23: Dr. James Bratt - History
Abraham Kuyper: Who Was He and Why is He Important Today
Dr. Bratt was the recipient of the Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching »
He also blogs bi-weekly at The Twelve: Reformed Done Daily. http://the12.squarespace.com/.
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In what has become an annual fall tradition, River City Improv will be performing for us at the Plymouth Community Arts Council (774 North Sheldon Road in Plymouth; map). This evening includes a family-friendly comedy show, an update from the college and a chance to meet with fellow alumni and friends.We will enjoy a dessert reception immediately following.
There is no cost for admission, but a donation to the local network scholarship fund is suggested. Did you know that last year alone the Southeast Michigan Network awarded $3,000 in scholarships to students from our area? Support scholarships now »
StreetFest - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED
Saturday, October 5, 2013 ~ 1 p.m.
Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan
2131 Beaufait St, Detroit, MI 48207 [map]
For more than 35 years, Gleaners Community Food Bank has been "nourishing communities by feeding hungry people.” Last year, Gleaners distributed 46 million pounds of emergency food to more than 550 partner soup kitchens, shelters and pantries in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties. The Calvin group that serves will help stock food. Please consider bringing a bag full of non-perishable food to donate. To participate, please contact Andrea House.
September 18, 2013 | Tigers/Mariners with President Le Roy
5:30 p.m. Pre-game pizza party - Upper Deck Lounge
7 p.m. Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers
April 20, 2013 | Michigan Science Center
November 10, 2012 | River City Improv
RCI performed at the Plymouth Community Arts Council See photos from our event.
September 29, 2012 | StreetFest International
Join us at the Citadel of Faith Covenant Church in Detroit. See this page for complete details.