Understanding the Middle East
Eastern Mennonite University in Lancaster will be offering a field trip to Washington, D.C. entitled Understanding the Middle East on Saturday, February 21. The trip includes a visit to the US Holocaust Museum, a conversation on the Middle East at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University, and observation of late afternoon prayers at the Islamic Center. The bus leaves the Lancaster area at 7 a.m. and will return by 10 p.m. A packed lunch and Lebanese family style dinner will also be provided. The cost is $120 per person; $200 per two family members. To join the trip, contact Gloria Kniss at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-397-5190. For more information contact David Miron at email@example.com or call 717-569-1305.
Gateway Course offered in Spring 2009
Bible Survey and Anabaptist Hermeneutics is the next Gateway course being offered by Eastern Mennonite University in collaboration with Mennonite Conferences in southeastern Pennsylvania. Marion Bontrager, instructor of Bible and theology at Hesston College, will lead the course, bringing the scriptures to life by teaching the Bible as one big story of God’s salvation. Dates for the course are March 13 – 14, May 15 – 16, and June 12 – 13 at Frazer Mennonite Church in Frazer, PA. For more information and registration, visit www.emu.edu/lancaster/seminary/gateway.