For our upcoming 2017-18 academic school year, ACRS program planning committee anticipates another year of programs that will continue to stimulate and inform. Our goal is to present:

  • A series of stories on pivotal experiences which altered directions or generated significant change in the Mennonite Church.
  • Each story is told from the perspective of an individual whose vision and creativity provide a context for reflection.

When and where

ACRS breakfast regular gatherings occur the second Monday of each month from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. in the West Dining Room, Northlawn, EMU. Below are the upcoming dates for the 2017-18 academic year:

Events for the 2017-18 academic year are currently being planned. Check back soon for more details.

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June 22-25, 2017 Crossing the Line: Women of Anabaptist Traditions Encounter Borders and Boundaries
Plenary Speakers: Dr. Hasia Diner has authored over ten books and several articles on the intersection of gender, religion and 19th and 20th century immigrant communities in the United States. Dr. Sofia Samatar specializes in contemporary African and Arabic literature. Cynthia Peacock served as a social worker with Mennonite Central Committee in India for 38 years.
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June 25, 7:00 p.m., Park View Mennonite Church ACRS encourages attendance at this stimulating book talk by Mennonite historian Ben Goossen, Ben is currently a PhD student at Harvard and his book, Chosen Nation: Mennonites and Germany in a Global Era, has just been released by Princeton University Press. Ben has given many engaging presentations in the U.S., Canada, Germany, and Paraguay to very interested audiences. He’s also authored several articles on this subject for Mennonite World Review and other publications.
September 11, 2017 Isabel Castillo
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