Andrews University Agenda News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2017, Andrews University Sat, 19 Aug 2017 20:23:00 -0000 Sat, 19 Aug 2017 20:23:00 -0000 All Nations SDA Church @ Worship, August 19 <div> All Nations SDA Church invites you to join&nbsp;its&nbsp;11:30&nbsp;a.m.&nbsp;worship experience this Sabbath, August 19.&nbsp;Errol McLean&nbsp;will present the Word titled &quot;Out of Many One People&quot;. A Communion Service will follow our Worship. Our Bible study starts at 10&nbsp;a.m.&nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Address: 4259 East Snow Road, Berrien Springs MI 49103</div> <p> <i></i></p> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:36:15 +0000 Passing of Former President Lesher <p> <em>The following message was sent from President Andrea Luxton to faculty and staff on August 18, 2017.</em><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p> Dear campus community,<br /> <br /> I am sad to bring news to you this evening of the passing of former president W. Richard Lesher. Residing in Loma Linda at the time of his death earlier today, Dr. Lesher served as president of Andrews University from 1984-1994. Dr. Lesher was a consummate Christian gentleman, highly respected for his authentic faith, professionalism and calm, committed leadership of Andrews University. As we enter the Sabbath hours, we ask that you join us in prayers of comfort for the Lesher family and those close to them in this time of sadness.<br /> <br /> Sincerely,</p> <p> Andrea Luxton<br /> President<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p> <em>Note: A more formal announcement/life sketch will be posted on our website next week.</em></p> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:47:16 +0000 Stevensville Church Service for Aug. 19 <p> Stevensville Adventist Church<br /> 6657 Stevensville-Baroda Rd, Stevensville, MI</p> <p> You are invited!<br /> Sabbath, August 19, 2017<br /> Sabbath School at 9:20 am<br /> Worship Service at 10:45 a&quot;m<br /> &quot;Passing on the Torch&quot;....Pastor Dave Gotshall, Speaker<br /> We must do everything we can to connect our children to Jesus!<br /> &nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:51:07 +0000 Andrews Archaeology Influences Italian Architect <p> When she visited Jordan for the first time in 1996, Italian architect Maria Elena Ronza described her experience as &ldquo;mind-blowing&rdquo;.</p> <p> Coming from La Sapienza University of Rome, Ronza was drawn to the Middle East in general and Jordan in particular for the country&rsquo;s Roman stone architecture and the adaptation of Roman urban design to existing cities.</p> <p> &ldquo;I started studying Petra&rsquo;s architectural orders and that became the subject of my dissertation,&rdquo; she told The Jordan Times in a recent e-mail interview.&nbsp;</p> <p> ...The next summer, right after her graduation, she volunteered with the Tell Hisban project, conducted under the leadership of Professor Oystein Labianca from Andrews University in Michigan.</p> <p> &ldquo;At Tell Hisban, I started to be exposed to the concepts of community archaeology and sustainable development, which became my passion years later,&rdquo; the architect said, adding that she moved to Jordan in 2001.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href=""></a> &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:40:26 +0000 100th Year Alumni Reunion <p> <span style="font-size: 14px; text-align: justify; font-family: Casper;">South Bend Junior Academy is celebrating its 100<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;year this&nbsp;<span class="aBn" data-term="goog_77009679" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">September 23 and 24, 2017</span></span>. Dan Peters, previous school principal, will be speaking on Sabbath. There will be a potluck in the gym following the church service. The King&rsquo;s Heralds will be giving a sacred concert on Sabbath afternoon at&nbsp;<span class="aBn" data-term="goog_77009680" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">3:00 p.m.</span></span>&nbsp;(an offering will be taken for the school endowment fund). Sunday morning activities include a fun run/walk, bike ride, disc golf, and regular golf. For more information and to register for activities, please call the school office at&nbsp;<a href="tel:(574)%20287-3713" style="color: rgb(17, 85, 204);" target="_blank" value="+15742873713">(574) 287-3713</a>&nbsp;or visit the website:&nbsp;</span><a data-saferedirecturl=";q=;source=gmail&amp;ust=1502999223216000&amp;usg=AFQjCNH_ZHRVUtINZbCpXuzmS0_a5RIOiQ" href="" style="color: rgb(17, 85, 204); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; text-align: justify;" target="_blank"><b><span style="font-family: Casper;"></span></b></a><span style="font-size: 14px; text-align: justify; font-family: Casper;">.</span></p> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:37:23 +0000 What Is to be Done with Difficult Scripture? <p> Michiana Adventist Forum</p> <p> Presents</p> <p> What Is to be Done with Difficult Texts of Scripture?</p> <p> with</p> <p> Dr. Herold Weiss<br /> Emeritus Professor and Former Chair<br /> Catholic Department of Religious Studies<br /> Saint Mary's College<br /> Notre Dame, Indiana</p> <p> Saturday Afternoon at 3:30 pm<br /> August 26, 2017</p> <p> Biology Amphitheater<br /> Price Hall<br /> Andrews University<br /> Berrien Springs, MI</p> <p> <br /> Free and Open to the Public</p> <p> About the Speaker</p> <p> Inline image 1<br /> Dr. Herold Weiss is a native of Montevideo, Uruguay, who graduated from Southern Missionary College (now Southern Adventist University), the SDA Theological Seminary and Duke University. Since 1965 he has been a resident of Berrien Springs while teaching at the SDA Theological Seminary (1965-69), Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN (1969-01), and enjoying a most satisfying retirement. During these years he had seven books and 14 pear-reviewed articles published. Besides, many of his articles have appeared in Adventist publications, and for three years he was a monthly columnist at He has two grown sons and four grandchildren.</p> <p> <br /> About the Topic</p> <p> Dr. Weiss has provided several questions to introduce his topic:</p> <p> Is the Bible quite open to a plain reading?</p> <p> Why are some texts considered difficult?</p> <p> Is the interpretation of difficult texts required? Or, should they be ignored?</p> <p> Is it required to interpret all texts consistently by one and the same method?</p> <p> Is it possible to interpret texts without presuppositions?</p> <p> What does the Bible itself say about its origins?</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:19:01 +0000 Niles Westside Church Services for Aug. 19 <p> Niles Westside Adventist Church<br /> 1105 Grant St (at Fairview Ave)<br /> Niles, MI</p> <p><br /> Pastor: Darrel le Roux</p> <p> Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m.<br /> Church Services: 8:30 &amp; 11 a.m.</p> <p> August 19: Pastor Darrel le Roux, Speaker</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:17:23 +0000 Mobile Farm Market Lunch Stop <p> The Mobile Farm Market will be at Neighbor to Neighbor August 18th for the last time this year, &nbsp;weather permitting! Order a healthy sandwich wrap for lunch (or preorder by emailing: <a href=""></a>), and pick-up some produce while you're there!</p> <p> In addition to four kinds of wraps (basil pesto, southwest hummus, greek salad, BBQ chickpea), we will also be selling a variety of fresh produce!&nbsp;</p> <p> Wraps are $6, or $8 for a combo (with chips and drink).</p> <p> We look forward to seeing you!</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:16:44 +0000