January Series of Calvin College at Avery St. Church

South Windsor - posted Dec, 23 2013

SOUTH WINDSOR - The award-winning January Series of Calvin College is coming to South Windsor. From Jan. 8 through Jan. 28, Avery Street Christian Reformed Church will be one of 44 remote webcast locations worldwide to broadcast one of the nation’s leading lecture and cultural arts series. The 27th-annual January Series features a lineup of nationally acclaimed speakers including Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson, the founder of ESPN Bill Rasmussen and one of the leading evangelical voices to come out of the American civil rights movement, John M. Perkins, to name a few. The experts will cover some of today’s most relevant topics. Olympia Snowe, a former senator and the only woman to serve in both houses at the state and federal level, will discuss her ideas on how to fix the stalemate in Congress. Zachary Karabell, a global economist and historian, will provide a profound and refreshingly optimistic outlook for the world economy, which is in crisis. And, Linda Smith, a former U.S. senator and founder of Shared Hope International, will talk about the realities of human trafficking in the United States. Other hot topics that experts will discuss include public education reform, healthcare, climate change, the crisis in Egypt and the viability of higher education. For a full list of speakers and topics, visit http://www.calvin.edu/january/2014. The January Series lectures will be video streamed live at Avery Street Christian Reformed Church from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, feel free to contact Cal Hulstein at 860-644-8512 or the church office at 860-644-2731. Avery Street Church is located at 661 Avery St., South Windsor.

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