We are thrilled and grateful to announce that six Calvin College seniors will be making their way to Three Rivers after graduation in May to serve terms of one month to one year as interns. Three of these students developed interest in *cino’s work through participation in the March service-learning spring break trip, while three others heard about the opportunity through word of mouth. Johnathan, Liz, Marian, Paul, Rebecca and Stephanie all bring unique interests and skills and we look forward to moving the organization forward with their help, as well as continuing to build local community relationships energized by creativity and vision.
Five Calvin College students are currently spending the week in Three Rivers to work on the Imagining Space project at Huss School. Additionally, they’re meeting several local folks and exploring the meaning of place.
For more, read the daily entries at the Imagining Space blog and check out photos on Flickr.
Kirstin and I will be preaching this weekend at Crossroads Community Church in Dyer, IN. We’ll be speaking specifically about food and how we might live into the biblical narrative through our everyday food choices–a continuation of the ideas we explored during the Eat Well Food Tour from last summer. In fact, this is kind of an extension of the tour!
Crossroads has three weekend services–Saturday at 5:30pm and Sunday at 9:00am and 10:30am–and we’ll be speaking for each. We’re looking forward to spending time with the good folks at Crossroads!
Today, Kirstin and I had the opportunity to speak to a group of Cornerstone University humanities students in their capstone seminar. It seems they’ve had quite an adventure this semester, exploring cultural and textual hermeneutics. They had just finished reading Andy Crouch’s excellent Culture Making; we were invited to tell the story of *culture is not optional and our own haltingly clumsy attempts at making culture faithfully.
The students were very passionate and sharp, making the conversation was thoroughly enjoyable. Thank you, especially, to Michael Stevens for the invitation!
Kirstin Vander Giessen-Reitsma, catapult editor and *culture is not optional co-founder, participated recently in a series of interviews conducted by Comment, the journal of the Work Research Foundation in Ontario. You can read her interview here and then, while you’re there, check out the rest of Comment.