We will look at the early Christians attractions, note their stance of "patience," and tell stories of outsiders who found a home in their life and worship. We will make extensive use of early Christians writings and works of art.
World War II touched the lives of millions, gave shape to the 20th Century, and is a popular topic among historians. But often the most compelling stories are found in local communities. With local documents and artifacts, Director Kelby and his staff from the Elkhart County Historical Museum will illustrate its effect on our own community.
We will study the music to be performed at the annual Festival of Carols at Goshen College on December 2, 3, and 4. Class guests may include some of the directors and student performers, as available.
The Lifelong Learning Institute of Elkhart County provides stimulating and affordable short courses in many fields for active seniors. Courses are held in fall and spring, in addition to a lecture series in midwinter.
There are no tests or grades — just the joy of learning. No previous studies or degrees are required. Classes typically meet for one and a half hours, twice a week, for two weeks, though schedules may vary.
LLI instructors are usually seniors themselves, often former teachers, professionals or others with special interests in the area of their course. They volunteer their time. The courses provide for lively discussion.
Courses are held at Goshen College, Greencroft Goshen Community Center and other suitable community locations. Restrictions on class size may apply. Some courses may require extra fees for supplies, transportation or tickets. The winter lecture series is held at Greencroft Goshen, and is free.
A member’s first course is free and additional courses are half price.
For persons in HUD housing, membership is $10 and all courses are free. For non-member HUD residents, classes are $10.
Most courses for non-members are $40 (prorated for more or fewer sessions)