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H. Henry Meeter Center: Specializing in John Calvin, Calvinism, the Reformation, and Early Modern Studies


Upcoming Events

June 30, 2015

"Voting for the Faith: The Reformation in Western Switzerland"

This summer the Meeter Center is pleased to welcome Dr. James Blakeley, Associate Professor at St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, NY, and 2015 Meeter Center Faculty Research Fellowship recipient. Dr. Blakeley has been conducting research on the topic " Voting for the Faith: The Reformation in Western Switzerland". On Tuesday June 30, 2015, at 3:00 PM in the Meeter Center on the 4th floor of the library, Dr. Blakeley will give a brief presentation on his work and the Center will host an informal time of questions and discussion afterwards. All are welcome and refreshments will be served.


July 9, 2015

It's that time of year again....... yes, time for John Calvin's Birthday Party! This year we will meet in the Calvin College Chapel; rumor has it that John is feeling a little musical this year!?!?

To find out what exactly is going to happen, come to the Chapel at 10:00 AM on Thursday July 9, 2015. There will be cake and punch in the Chapel undercroft after we give John our birthday wishes.

All are invited; we hope to see you there.


July 9, 2015

Summer Organ Recital by Visiting Dutch Organist

Please join us on Thursday, July 9, 2015, at 7:30 PM in the
Calvin College Chapel
for an evening of organ music performed by Wim Ruessink, organist and choir director from Winterswijk, (Gelderland) in the Netherlands. The organ works will be interspersed with congregational singing. He will also perform an improvisation based on a theme given to him that night.

This special musical event is free and open to all and is co-sponsored by the Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning, the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, the Dutch International Society, the Meeter Center for Calvin Studies, the Meijer Chair in Dutch Language and Culture and the Grand Rapids Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.