Free one-hour programs
at 12-1 PM in the Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Note the change in location.
Please join us for these wonderful, engaging, and thought provoking lectures.
Mark your calendars now and share these dates and topics with others.
Fall 2015 Schedule
NEW LOCATION-COVENANT FINE ARTS CENTER, RECITAL HALL:
September 10, Daniel Heyns, Michigan’s Correctional System
The past Director of the Michigan Department of Corrections will review our current population profile, statistical trends, and the design of our correctional model.
September 24, Herman Keizer, Moral Injury after War
October 6, Notes at Noon
October 22, Jonathan Bradford Home is Where One Starts From
The retiring director of ICCF, as he concludes his nearly 35-year career serving the housing needs of Grand Rapids families, will share what he has learned about providing housing opportunity that both empowers family success and community transformation.
*From the poem “East Coker” by T.S. Eliot
November 5, George Heartwell
November 12, Valerie van Heest
Past Noontime Series
Thursday, April 9, The Garden as Artist Studio by Hank Ottens
Thursday, March 28- David Rahinsky (Grand Rapids Police Dept.) Our Community, Our Commitment – Advancing the Vision
Thursday, March 12- James Bratt (Calvin History Dept.) Abraham Kuyper: Passion and Politics
Thursday, Feb. 26-Oppression in the Promised Landby David Crump
Tuesday, November 11 The Early Music Concert
Thursday, October 30 Calvin Stories in the History of Holland, Michigan by Bob Swierenga
Thursday, October 2, Biomedical Research and Science Education at Van Andel Institute with Steve Triezenberg
Thursday, September 18 Made in the Mitten: Savoring Michigan’s Rich Foodie & Agricultural History , by Dianne Stampfler
Thursday, September 4, 20140 Fatal Crossing presented by Valerie van Heest.
Thursday, April 3, 2014-Why the Church Needs to Talk About Evolution presented by Deborah Haarsma. We have been able to re-tape the lecture and provide the full length of the presentation.
Thursday, March 20, 2014- From Sea to Sea on a Bike:Why? presented by Carol Rienstra
Thursday, March 6, 2014- Christian Book Publishing in a Post-Literate, Digital Age presented by Dwight Baker
February 20,2014-Trapped By Endemic War: Syrian Refugees in Jordan presented by Bert De Vries
February 6, 2014- God at Work in Prison: From Angola to Ionia presented by John Rottman:
November 14, 2013-"Hymns that Time Forgot" presented by Greg Scheer
October 31, 2013-Michigan's Shameful Treatment of Prisoners presented by Doug Tjapkes
October 17, 2013 -Father Henri J.M. Nouwen: Friend, Guide, and Mentor presented by
Rabbi Albert Lewis
October 3, 2013-A Ram in the Thicket presented by Catherine Frerichs
September 19, 2013 -Cracks in the Wall presented by Marlin & Sally Vis
September 5, 2013-Learning from the Oppressed presented by Nicholas Wolterstorff