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Wednesday, September 11, 2002

Community Worship Service
3:45 pm, College Chapel

Rev. Herman Keizer, Jr., will lead a "Service of Remembrance and Hope in Solidarity with a Suffering World"

Tuesday, December 4, 2001
National Day of Reconciliation

We at the college will acknowledge this day in three ways:

1. Our morning chapel will include a prayer for reconciliation and forgiveness.

2. From 12.30-1:30 pm the chapel will be open for personal prayer, and at 1:30 there will be a brief service of community prayer.

3. At 3:30 pm in the Commons Lecture Hall, Calvin Hofland, for six years a missionary in Guinea, West Africa and currently the missionary-in-residence at Calvin Seminary, will deliver an illustrated lecture on "Coming Face to Face with Islam."

Sunday, October 7, 2001

America strikes back against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.

Thursday, September 27, 2001

A Vigil for Peace
8:30 pm Commons Lawn

Students will gather on the Commons Lawn (in the center of campus) to meditate on the concept of true peace. Let's unite to promote justice and understanding in a time when many things are too difficult to understand.

Friday, September 21, 2001

9 pm Calvin reopens.

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Calvin College is closed as the result of what school officials are calling "a threat against the college."

A Vigil for Peace - Canceled

September 17-21, 2001

Disaster Relief Drive
This Week on Campus

Mason jars will be placed in Johnny's, the dorm desks, and all the dept. offices that will allow us to have one on their desk. All of the proceeds will go to the Red Cross to assist in paying for cleanup, survivor needs, and family support for those who lost a loved one in the acts of terror.

Wednesday, September 19, 2001

Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Vern Ehlers
7 pm GVSU's DeVos Center in Grand Rapids

Calvin alum and former professor Vern Ehlers, U.S. House of Representatives, will hold a town meeting to allow citizens to express their opinions and ask questions regarding last week's tragic terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C.

The meeting will be held in Loosemore Auditorium on the ground level of Grand Valley State University's DeVos Center, 401 West Fulton in Grand Rapids. Parking is available in GVSU's Watson Street lot. The lot is located one block south of Secchia Hall and can be reached off Fulton Street by turning south on either Winter or Mt. Vernon Streets.

Saturday, September 15, 2001

A Ceremony of Remembrance and Resolve
7:30 p.m. Ah-Nab-Awen Park, Grand Rapids, MI

There will be a community-wide service held in front of the Ford Museum at Ah-Nab-Awen Park. President Ford will call in and make a statement during the service. Members of the armed forces, the Red Cross, the Grand Rapids Police and Fire Department, and representatives from the airlines will all be present. The ceremony will end at sunset (7:58 p.m.) with a candle lighting. Please join the greater Grand Rapids community in a time of remembrance for the victims of this week's tragedy and a show of unity for our country. Bring your American Flag and a blanket or lawn chair to sit in.

Friday, September 14, 2001

2:30-5 pm in the Chapel Undercroft
A panel of in-house experts will give us their insights into how we as Christians can understand, pray and react to the acts of terrorism which our country has recently experienced. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend, and to come and go as schedules allow. Do take this opportunity to gain additional insights into the tragedy which our country has experienced.

Chapel Service
12 pm at the Chapel
A reading of the presidential proclamation and corporate prayer. Then, until 1:00 p.m., the Chapel will be open for personal prayer and meditation. A printed prayer guide and quiet music of lament, hope, and trust will provide a space of prayer for all.

Chapel Service
10 am at the Chapel
Prayers and expressions of trust through scripture reading and songs.

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Prayer Invitation
3:30 pm in the Knollcrest Room
An invitation to all students and staff who have a friend or relative serving in the US military to gather for a time of reflection, support and prayer. Rev. Jacob Heerema, the Chr. Reformed chaplain to the military chaplains, will join us.

Prayer Invitation
2 pm in the Commons Board Room
An invitation to all international students to gather for a time to pray together.

Chapel Service
10 am at the Chapel
Prayers and expressions of trust through scripture reading and songs.

Wednesday, September 12, 2001

Chapel Sevice
4 pm at the Chapel
Our campus community will gather for worship all students, faculty, and staff are welcome to the service of scripture reading and prayer. We welcome your insights about how
we can give voice most honestly and pastorally to the deep prayers of our hearts during this time of crisis.

Chapel Sevice
10 am at the Chapel
A time of prayer, once again, for this community, our nation, and the world.

Tuesday, September 11, 2001

Special Chapel & Prayer Service
4 pm at the Chapel
There will be a time of praying together for our country and those affected by the tragedies that have taken place today. Please join us as part the Calvin community as we come together before the Lord.

Chapel Service
10 am at the Chapel
Our morning worship service will be a service of announcement and prayer.

Boeing 757 10:10 am Somerset County, Pennsylvania
United Airlines Flight 93, also hijacked, crashes in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, southeast of Pittsburgh.
Boeing 757 9:43 am Washington DC
American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon.
Boeing 767-200ER 9:03 am New York City, New York
A second hijacked airliner, United Airlines Flight 175 crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Center and explodes.
Boeing 767-200ER 8:45 am New York City, New York
A hijacked passenger jet American Airlines Flight 11 crashes into the north tower of the World Trade Center.
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