Every January, Calvin College invites the community to attend its free January Series. For 15-days, speakers from across the country visit Calvin and provide thought-provoking lectures on some of the most pertinent topics being discussed right now.
Before 2000, Lisa Cockrel had never heard of the Festival of Faith & Writing – a biennial celebration of literature and belief at Calvin College. Living in Chicago and attending college at the time, she was given the opportunity to travel to Grand Rapids and attend the festival. After an unforgettable weekend, she came away with an encouraging thought: “I found my people.”
Experience the stories and songs of twelve different cultures from around the world as Rangeela, Calvin College’s international cultural showcase, lights up the stage at the Covenant Fine Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24.
Former Grand Rapids resident and Calvin College graduate Paul Schrader returns to Grand Rapids next week to premiere his most recent film, “First Reformed.”
Calvin College’s annual January Series kicks off this week with a lecture by Rev. Mary Hulst, Ph.D., on “Why Millennials Are the Hope of the Church.”