Current Classes

Midwinter Lecture – Animal Training Helped My Relationships with Humans

Naomi Roots

Class begins 1/16/2019, ends 1/16/2019

When training an animal, it’s all about the ABC’s: Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence. Most dog owners focus on the Antecedent. They plead and even scream “SIT” at their dog hoping it will...

Midwinter Lecture – Sweet Destination

Kare Andersen

Class begins 1/23/2019, ends 1/23/2019

The Olympia Candy Kitchen has been a sweet and beloved destination for many people for generations! Still in its original location since 1912, The Olympia is nearly unchanged for over 106...

We will take a closer look at the early years, the dream and vision of Greencroft by Eighth Street Mennonite Church and their pastor Robert Hartzler. Gene will tell the story how the early leaders...

In early 2004, my home state denied the renewal of my Driver’s License. Another state where I had lived eight years earlier had assigned two parking tickets to my account. For the next 40 days,...

Midwinter Lecture – Living La Bonne Vie

Rachel Shenk

Class begins 2/13/2019, ends 2/13/2019

La Bonne Vie (The Good Life) is the name of a column written by Rachel Shenk. Rachel was born and raised in Belgium, then came to Goshen where she started Rachel’s Bread, a European inspired...

Midwinter Lecture – Miracle in the Making

Kevin Deary

Class begins 2/20/2019, ends 2/20/2019

Kevin’s world began in the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Boston. Poverty was a fact of daily life. He can remember signs in the store windows that read: “Irish and Blacks Need Not Apply.”...