Tough question, with arguably an even tougher answer. Karl Haffner, senior pastor at Kettering Adventist Church in Kettering, Ohio, will pose this question—inspired the Jeff Foxworthy television show of a similar name—to students and church members during Power Pac Weekend, February 27 through March 1.
More than 180 high school students will decend on the Union College campus this week for the 61st annual Mid-America Union Music Festival. The event kicks off Wednesday, Feb. 5 and culminates with a concert on Sabbath, Feb. 8, at 4:30 p.m.
This year, choral students represent the select choirs from nine academies, primarily from the Mid-America Union territory, with the exception of DayStar Academy in Utah. Two major concerts are the highlight of the weekend.
For the next two weeks Unionites will do battle over pennies—not who can collect the most, but who can give the most. Starting today through February 11, “Penny Wars,” sponsored by the Amnesty International/Tiny Hands club, will raise money for Tiny Hands International, a local organization that has made it its mission to rescue girls in Nepal and other Asian countries from sex trafficking.
Singer-songwriter Maria Long will perform at the College View Church on Jan. 31 at 7:30.
Known for heartfelt lyrics and full musical sound, Long will perform songs from both her albums alongside a full band and Union’s own Tyler Morrison and Azriel Peckham. “I met her when she was still recruiting for Andrews Aniversity,” said Morrison, who will be providing keyboard and vocals. “She had just released her first album.”
Serene landscapes, animals in peaceful repose, and the birds for which he is known are just a few examples of Jim McClelland’s vast artistic repertoire. And now, through the months of January and February, 27 of these hand-selected favorites will be on display in the Lincoln and Lancaster county-city building.
The Union College Center for Interfaith Studies and Culture will present a guest lecture by Rodney MacCallum focused on building bridges with Muslim communities on Friday, Jan. 31, and Sabbath, Feb. 1. Friday’s lecture will be held at the Piedmont Park Seventh-day Adventist Church at 7:00 p.m., and Sabbath lectures will take place during both 9:15 a.m. and noon worship services at the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Turn the clock back fifty years.
The country is in the midst of political, and social turmoil and change is in the air, for better or worse.
The Civil Rights Movement is in full swing, and central to the social revolution is a minister from Alabama named Martin Luther King, Jr.
Award winning christian musician Michael English will perform live in concert at Union College this Friday, Jan. 17, at 7:30 p.m. for Family Worship vespers. The concert is open to the public and free of charge.
English is currently on a solo tour of the U.S. promoting his latest album, Some People Change. According to his website, English’s own life story enables him to share music that ministers to others “as a living testimony of God’s promises to work all things for good.”
The Union College Division of Fine Arts will present the annual Christmas concert on Friday, December 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the College View Church sanctuary.
The event will feature the Chamber Orchestra, the Concert Winds, the Unionaires, “The Twelve” chamber choir and the Guitar Ensemble. New on the program this year will be the V7, a student-led vocal ensemble that focuses on sacred vocal jazz. “We will present music of the season in all its variety and joy,” promised Dr. Dan Lynn, professors of music and director of the vocal groups.