Encouragement is set for Saturday, February 6, 2010
The keynote speaker is Ron Nydam, Director of Pastoral Counseling at Calvin Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Workshops will include sessions on ministry basics for council members, seminars aimed at spirituality and leadership, plus seminars on outreach and service.
Registration materials are
available on the Day of Encouragement
or contact Wes Fopma at 712-722-6028. The deadline for registering
is January 30, although you will receive a discount if you register
before January 23. Group discounts are also available.
Also in this issue . . .
Band touring Wisconsin,
Illinois, and Eastern Iowa during semester break
For performance dates and times, click
Aaron Yoder, a senior digital media production major at Dordt College, had the opportunity to write a story and take photos for IowaPolitics.com, a news website that is widely read by political operatives in Iowa and nationally by lobbyists, attorneys, national media, business leaders, and others.
The opportunity came to Yoder through a Dordt communication class he's taking, taught by English adjunct professor Jennifer Dukes Lee, who was previously employed as chief political correspondent for the Des Moines Register. She was contacted by a former colleague to free-lance at the Palin event and Dukes Lee decided to pass the opportunity on to Yoder. The bureau chief at IowaPolitics.com thanked Yoder for a job well done.
Summer travel offered
A new Great Plains Experience "Prairie's Edge" will be held June 6-11, 2010. Join Dordt professors Jim Schaap and Robb De Haan on this one-week learning vacation that begins and ends at Dordt College. You'll visit places in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota that most tourists will never find. That's the adventure!
Thursday, January 7 at 7 p.m.; Phoenix, Arizona -- Alumni and friends of Dordt College are invited to hear Dr. Paul Fessler, professor of history, speak on the history of immigration in the United States. His presentation is titled: Melting Pot or Exploding Kettle: Understanding Today's Immigration Debates from a Historical Perspective. RSVP to Wes Fopma, Liz Danzeisen (623-478-9659) or Merl Alons (623-875-0826).
Dr. Lauren Winner will be a guest speaker at Dordt College on
Monday, February 1, at 11 a.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. The
presentation is part of the First Monday speaker series at Dordt and
is open to visitors. Winner is a writer and teacher at Duke Divinity
School, with degrees from Duke, Columbia, and Cambridge
universities. For more information visit
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