LOFT: Cardboard Testimonies
At LOFT on Sun, May 12 there were free cookies, free hugs, and free reflection & gratitude! College Chaplain Mary Hulst, led us in living our faith together, reflecting on the year, and giving God thanks for his many works!
SING: Senior Sing!
On Wed, May 8 praised our faithful and gracious God as Calvin seniors lead us in singing.
TESTIFY: Sam LeFurge-Mcleod
Wed, May 1 we heard from Senior, Sam LeFurge-Mcleod as he testified to God’s hand in his life during his time at Calvin.
PRAY: For Steve Okeyo
On Mon, Apr 22 we gathered to praise God for his continued work in student Steve Okeyo’s life and continue prayers for him.
SING: The Welcome Wagon
On Fri, Apr 12 we joined in song in the CFAC with The Welcome Wagon! http://thewelcomewagon.bandcamp.com/
TESTIFY: Project Neighborhood
On Wed, Apr 10 we heard from Project Neighborhood (PN) participants as they testified to God’s work through intentional community. For information on PN visit http://www.calvin.edu/housing/housing-options/living-learning-communities/project-neighborhood/.
TESTIFY: Service Learning Spring Break Trip
On Wed, Apr 3 we heard from a group who went to Baltimore as they shared their stories of God’s work in and through them as they served over Spring Break.
TESTIFY: Kelly Powers
On Wed, Mar 13 Kelly Powers, Senior Coordinator of Admissions & Social Media testified to how God has worked immensely in her life after the passing of her husband four years ago.
SING: Bob Keeley & a Student Worship Team
On Fri, Mar 8 Bob Keeley & a Student Worship Team joined together in song to praise our Awesome God!
LOFT: What if it's true that sex was designed for a marriage between a husband & a wife?
At LOFT on Sun, Mar 3 wer ere living our faith together by looking at God’s word as we continued our series “What if it’s true…”. College Chaplain, Mary Hulst, explored the question “What if it’s true that sex is for marriage between a man and a woman?”
TESTIFY: Kent County Jail Ministry
On Wed, Feb 27 students who participated in a Kent County Jail Ministry testified to God’s presence in the work of the legal system.
GROW: Belhar Confession: Reggie Smith
On Mon, Mar 11 we concluded a series on the Belhar Confession. Reggie Smith, Pastor of Roosevelt Park Community CRC, explored the theme “The Church: Willing to Suffer.”
GROW: Belhar Confession: Michelle Loyd-Paige
On Mon, Mar 4 we continued a series on the Belhar Confession. Michelle Loyd-Paige, Dean for Multicultural Affairs, explored the theme “The Church: Passionate for Justice & Compassion.”
GROW: Belhar Confession: Peter Vander Meulen
On Mon, Feb 25 we continued a series on The Belhar Confession. CRC Coordinator for the Office of Social Justice, Peter Vander Meulen, explored the theme “The Church: A Peacemaker.”
GROW: Belhar Confession: Daniel Camacho
On Mon, Feb 18 we continued a series on The Belhar Confession. Senior student, Daniel Camacho explored the theme “The Church’s Unity: A Healthy Witness.”
GROW: Belhar Confession: Kate Kooyman
On Mon, Feb 11 we continued a series on The Belhar Confession. Kate Kooyman, Director of Outreach and Social Justice from Hope College, explored the theme “The Church’s Unity: Both Gift & Obligation.”
GROW: Belhar Confession: Joella Ranaivoson
On Mon, Feb 4 we continued a series on The Belhar Confession. Senior, Joella Ranaivoson, explored the theme “The Church: A Worldwide Family.”
GROW: Belhar Confession: Todd Cioffi
On Mon, Jan 28 we began a series on The Belhar Confession. Todd Cioffi, Assistant Professor of Congregational & Ministry Studies, explored the theme “A Triune God & A Forever Church.”
LOFT: Turning Hearts
At LOFT on Sun, Dec 9, Mary Hulst, College Chaplain, preached on Luke 1:26-38, "Let It Be."
SING: Christmas Sing!
On Fri, Dec 7, we gathered together to sing praise to Jesus who humbled himself and came as a child for us and our salvation.
TESTIFY: Messiah Sing!
On Wed, Dec 5, we testified to Christ’s birth as we sang portions of “Messiah” with the Calvin Orchestra, directed by Robert Nordling, Assistant Professor of Music.
LOFT: Turning Hearts
At LOFT on Sun, Dec 2, Mary Hulst, College Chaplain, preached about "Turning Hearts" based on Luke 1:5-25. (President Le Roy also prayed a blessing over Pastor Mary's upcoming marriage! :)
TESTIFY: Commissioning Off-campus Programs
On Wed, Nov 28 we gathered as a communityto commission students, staff, & faculty who will be off-campus during Interim & the spring semester.
SING: Thanksgiving Sing!
On Wed, Nov 21 we gathered to sing our gratitude to the Giver at our Thanksgiving Song Fest!
TESTIFY: Taek Kim
On Wed, Nov 14 we heard from Senior Student, Taeksoo Kim, testify to God’s power & faithfulness in his life.
TESTIFY: Cultural Discerners
On Wed, Nov 7 we heard from the Cultural Discerners as they testified to how God has influenced them through music.
GROW: Michelle Loyd-Paige
Mon, Nov 5 - Grow through the Beatitudes, as we explore, “blessed are the peacemakers” with Michelle Loyd-Paige, Dean for Multicultural Affairs.
TESTIFY: Sexuality Series Advisory Team
On Wed, Oct 31, we heard from the Sexuality Series Advisory Team as they shared stories of lament and celebration regarding our God-given sexuality.
GROW: Kurt Schaefer
Mon, Oct 29 - Grow through the Beatitudes, as we explore, “blessed are the pure in heart” with Kurt Schaefer, Campus Ministries Intern and Economics Professor.
TESTIFY: John Booy
On Wed, Oct 17, we heard Calvin distinguished alumnus, John Booy, Superintendent of The Potter’s House, share his testimony of God’s power and grace through prayer.
GROW: Andy McCoy
Mon, Oct 15 - Grow through the Beatitudes with Andy McCoy, Visiting Scholar, as we explore, “blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness.”
LOFT: Where Are Your Treasures?
On Sun, Oct 14 Chaplain Mary Hulst preached on Matthew 6:19-24, "Where Are Your Treasures?"
SING: Nate Glasper, Jr. & Student Worship Team
On Fri, Oct 12, we raised many voices and tongues to the Lord of the Nations as we were led in worship by Nate Glasper, Jr, Assistant Conductor of the Calvin College Gospel Choir, and a Student Worship Team. http://www.jango.com/music/Nate+Glasper+Jr+/_full_bio?l=0
GROW: President Michael K. Le Roy
On Mon, Oct 8, Calvin College President Michael K. Le Roy spoke on John 4:3-24, how Jesus exposes structural and individual sin in his conversation with the woman at the well and how Jesus offers a vision of renewal and transformation.
TESTIFY: Jonah, A scripture enactment
On Wed, Oct 3, we heard and saw “Jonah,” an enactment of scripture from the Calvin Theater Company & friends. Additionally, Sam McConnell, a religion major, offered a short commentary following the play.
LOFT: Shh! Is Prayer a Secret?
On Sun, Sept 30 Chaplain Mary Hulst preached on Matthew 6:5-15, "Shh! Is Prayer a Secret?"
SING: The Brilliance
On Fri, Sept 28 we were led in worship by The Brilliance! http://thebrilliancemusic.com/
GROW: Kurt Schaefer
Mon, Sept 24 - Grow though the Beatitudes with Kurt Schaefer, Campus Ministries Intern & Economics Professor, as we explore, “blessed are those who mourn.”
TESTIFY: Jubilee Fellows
On Wed, Sept 12 we listened to testimonies from the students who are part of the Jubilee Fellows Program, a program that helps students explore a call to Christian leadership and church ministry. Hear as they share the experiences and insights God gave them in their time as a Jubilee Fellow.
LOFT: Blessed Are Who?
At LOFT (Living Our Faith Together) on Sun, Sept 9, College Chaplain, Mary Hulst preached on Matthew 5:1-12, "Blessed Are Who?"
SING: Student Worship Team
On Sept 7, we had our first Friday Chapel of the fall 2012 semester!
TESTIFY: Campus Ministries
On Sept 5 to kick-off the fall semester, Campus Ministries shared who they are and what they offer the Calvin community.