Chapel and Forum livestream

January

12 – First chapel – Micah Hurst, campus pastor, President Joe Manickam, Deb Roth, v.p. of Student Life
14 – You Got This! strategies for academic success forum
17 – Martin Luther King Day chapel – Peter Lehman, history prof

December

1 – Christmas Traditions – Jessica Raharjo and Benny Thawng, international students, and Carlota Ponds, director of international student servicesforum

November

1 – Ephesians 4:2-3 – Brad Burkholder, pastor, Hesston Mennonite Brethren Church
3 – Chapel scattered (no livestream)
5 – Self care – Kellory Blanchard, campus counselor forum
8 – Camp Day
10 – Faith Stories – Margaret Wiebe, librarian, and Johann Reimer, engineering prof
15 – Psalm 103 and Tweeting the Bible – Micah Hurst, campus pastor
17 – What you measure improves and what you celebrate gets repeated – Jessica Schrock-Ringenberg, CALL program director

October

1 – Music department forum
4 – Cultures Fair chapel
6 – Faith Stories – Bryan Kehr, athletic director, and the worship team
8 – Music department forum
11 – fall break/no chapel
13 – Kicked out of class…over a Crayon – Carlota Ponds, international student support coordinator
15 – Climate Ride reflections – Liz Miller, resident director forum
18 – Q & A – President Manickam
20 – This I believe/I believe in Jesus – faith exercise, no video
22 – Defying the Lie – Michelle Armster, executive director, Mennonite Central Committee Central States forum
25 – Finding meaningful/holy work – Service Day
27 – Our hands as a framework for reading and understanding the Bible – Micah Hurst
29 – Minute to Win It – Bills and Normas forum

September

1 – What do you like about your faith?, Jess Engle (lead pastor at Hesston Mennonite Church), Makenna Grow (resident director), Luke Taylor-Gilstrap (English professor)
3 – Handling emergencies – Deb Roth (V.P. of Student Life), Russ Buller (Hesston Fire and EMS Chief), Sergeant Steven Drzymalla (Hesston Police Department) forum
6 – The power of a still mind
8 – Staff stories – Michael Smalley (women’s basketball head coach), Phyllis Weaver (development officer)
10 – What is an Anabaptist and why I am one forum
13 – How 9/11 has changed us as Americans – Peter Lehman (history prof), Micah Hurst (campus pastor)
15 – no chapel
17 – International Day of Peace – John Murray, dean of global engagement forum
20 – Aikido as a guide to peacemaking – Micah Hurst, campus pastor
22 – Suicide awareness week – Nick Ladd, Bible prof
24 – My “Go Everywhere” story – Wilbur Ressler ’77, Hesston College Aviation graduate and retired United Airlines pilot forum
27 – Chapel scattered – various topics offered to small groups. No live stream
29 – Caring for the Earth as a way to care for each other – Campus Sustainability Council and Sustainability Club

August

16 – Bearing with one another in love, President Manickam
18 – Rebuilding our togetherness, Micah Hurst
20 – Academic Services, Kristin Kauffman forum
23 – Worship in music, scripture and prayer, Campus Pastor Micah Hurst and the worship band
25 – Rings of the Lord, outdoor chapel, no video
27 – Diversity, equity and inclusion – DEI Council – Del Hershberger (V.P. of Admissions), Monica Miller (director of human resources), Carren Moham (V.P. of Academics), John Murray (dean of global engagement) forum
30 – Healthy habits – Kellory Blanchard (campus counselor), Kristin Kauffman (Student Success), Micah Hurst (campus pastor)