2016 Faith and Justice Symposium

Immigration and Refugees: Loving our Neighbors

September 21 – 23

Schedule

Wednesday:

  • 11:05 – 11:45 a.m. – Chapel: Jenny Yang, World Relief  – Listen Online
  • Noon – Lunch with chapel speaker (alumni dining room)

Thursday:

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Engaging the Arts Coffee House (Van Dyk Lounge)
Live music, art auction, participatory art project, free coffee Live music and stories from Felix Madji, a second-year student at the Houghton Buffalo campus and a refugee from the Central African Republic. Additional music by the Houghton College Gospel Choir

Friday:

  • 11:05 – 11:45 a.m. – Chapel: Danny Carroll, Wheaton College Listen Online
  • Noon – Lunch with chapel speaker (alumni dining room)
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Session 1 Workshops
  • 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. – Session 2 Workshops
  • 4:00 p.m. – Closing reception with presenters (Van Dyk Lounge) complimentary refreshments provided
  • 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. – Film: “Documented” The real-life story of Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, Jose Vargas
    - Film to be followed by a brief panel discussion featuring Dr. Peter Meilaender, Professor of Political Science and Kelsey Herbert, Office of Social Justice, Christian Reformed Church.

*Students may receive up to two alternative chapel credits for attending the symposium workshops and/or the Friday film discussion

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