South windsor - posted Jan, 08 2014
SOUTH WINDSOR- The January Series Lecture at Avery Street Church will feature Olympia Snowe and "Fighting for Common Ground: How We Can Fix the Stalemate in Congress," on Jan. 9, at 12:30 p.m. Snowe retired as a U.S. Senator from Maine in 2012 and author of the book, "Fighting for Common Ground." Jan. 10: Bob Goff, "Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World." Goff is the New York Times best-selling author of "Love Does" and an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine Law School. Jan 13: Kevin Schut, "Of Games & God: A Christian Exploration of Video Games." Schut is an associate professor and chair of the department of media and communication at Trinity Western University in British Columbia. An enthusiastic gamer, he wrote "Of Games & God," which offers a balanced and informed Christian evaluation of the video game culture. Jan. 14: Nicole Baker Fulgham, "Educating All God’s Children." Fulgham is President and founder of The Expectations Project, a national organization that mobilizes people of faith to support public education. She is author of "Educating all God’s Children," which explores what Christians can and should do to champion urgently needed reform and improve public schools. All lectures are free, start at 12:30 p.m. and end by 1:30 p.m. They are webcast live from Calvin College in Grand Rapids Michigan and shown on a large screen in the Fellowship Hall at Avery Street Church in South Windsor. Refreshments provided.