Current Classes

Speaking of Death

Jo-Ann Brant

Class begins 3/7/2022, ends 3/16/2022

March 7, 9, 14, 16 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.
also offered via Zoom

This course is a compact version of one of my favorite courses from my 25 years of teaching at Goshen College. It begins by exploring why we might fear death and then moves on to discuss the tradition of the “good death”. Next, we will...

Know the Show Before You Go

Marcia Yost

Class begins 3/21/2022, ends 3/30/2022

March 21, 23 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Jennings Auditorium

March 28 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Goshen College Umble Center

March 30 | 7 p.m.
Goshen College Umble Center (dress rehearsal)

Do you remember being in the...

Our Amazing Bodies and How They Work … or Don’t

Jep Hostetler

Class begins 4/4/2022, ends 4/13/2022

April 4, 6, 11, 13 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.
also offered via Zoom

Did you know that you have bugs in your eyelashes? Do you know how your skin repairs itself? Are heart attacks all the same? How does the body protect itself from outside invasion? These and many other questions will be answered as...


John and Joann Smith

Class begins 4/26/2022, ends 5/5/2022

April 26 | 1 – 4 p.m.
Meet in the Koinonia Room, College Mennonite Church

April 28, May 3, 5 | 1 – 4 p.m.
Meet at Greencroft Community Center, south entrance

The Smiths have been identifying, photographing, and keeping inventories...

Awash With Spring!

John Blosser

Class begins 4/28/2022, ends 5/19/2022

April 28, May 5, 12 & 19 | 10 a.m. – noon
Goshen College Cabin

Experience the joy of watercolor painting in the midst of the glorious colors and forms of Spring! Learn the basics as a beginner or expand your current skills as a more experienced painter. We will focus on color mixing and color...

Into the Whirlwind: The Arts, Faith, and Transcendence

Lauren Friesen

Class begins 5/9/2022, ends 5/12/2022

May 9, 10, 11, 12 | 2 – 3:30 p.m.
also offered via Zoom

Have you ever wondered what it is about art (music, theatre, dance, film, visual art) that grabs our attention and gives us an uplifting feeling? “Into the Whirlwind” explores why and how the arts do that. This series will explore...

The Proper Sendoff: A Guide to Writing Obituaries (Even Your Own)

Duane Stolzfus

Class begins 5/16/2022, ends 5/25/2022

May 16, 18, 23, 25 | 10 – 11:30 p.m.
also offered via Zoom

Some of the most inspiring, informative, and entertaining stories are to be found in the obituary section — or used to be found in the obit section. There are so many lives worth celebrating, but fewer journalists, especially with local...