Past Events: 2008 - 2009

Symposium - April

Peace and Justice Symposia
April 15, 2009; 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Rob Westervelt, Vice-President of Marketing Communications 
Clella Jaffe, Professor of Communications

Two employees shared about how they implement peace and justice in their disciplines, in their families, in their lives.

Symposium - February

Peace and Justice Symposia
February 11, 2009; 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Rick Muthiah, Academic Resource Director 
Andrea Crenshaw, Director of Outreach and Service, Spiritual Life

Two members of the George Fox community shared about how they implement peace and justice in their disciplines, in their families, in their lives.

Symposium - September

Peace and Justice Symposia
November 18, 2008; 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Brian Swarts, Micah Challenge USA  
"The Greatest Commission: Justice and advocacy with the poor in our global missions"

Brian Swarts is the National Coordinator of Micah Challenge USA, the US branch of a global Christian campaign to bring an end to extreme poverty and to be a prophetic voice for justice in the Church. The campaign is active in 41 countries and works by mobilizing local churches, schools and organizations to partner with impoverished and maginalized communities in advocating for policies and programs that address poverty, health, and human rights. 

Symposium - October

Peace and Justice Symposia
October 21, 2008; 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Local Pastors...Three traditions, Serving one savior

Kevin Kopsa, Pastor - Newberg Church of Christ  
Greg Koskela, Pastor - Newberg Friends Church
Ron Thomason, Pastor - GodSong Community Church

Three pastors shared about:election season politics, church life, peace and justice.

Symposium - September

Peace and Justice Symposia
September 23, 2008; 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Steve Sherwood, Professor for Youth Evangelism & Discipleship 
Melanie Hulbert, Assistant Professor of Sociology

Two professors shared about how they implement peace and justice in their disciplines, in their families, in their lives.

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