April 2019

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Business Breakfast: "A Biblical Perspective of Financial Stewardship"

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The way we manage our finances is changing. Mobile banking, budget planning and a surplus of personal finance tools make it simple to control your financial situation. Yet, the challenges of financial stewardship continue to plague our society.

Join us for a free Business Breakfast on April 8 to hear keynote speaker Michael Blue share thoughts on biblical stewardship, the mission of the Ron Blue Center at Cornerstone University and Romans 12:2.

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Ministry Preview Day

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Grand Rapids Theological Seminary is a vibrant community for wrestling with biblical truth, pursuing Christ with undivided hearts and gaining practical skills for real-world ministry.

Join us for Ministry Preview Day, a visit experience designed to help you consider your next steps and learn about the seminary's academic programs.

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ESL Conference

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Join us for Cornerstone University's 18th Annual ESL Conference where you'll be encouraged in your ESL ministry and equipped with tools to help you teach well. Be reminded of the important role you play in teaching through learning new ideas and ways to relate and connect with your students.

In addition to gaining practical tools and gathering encouraging insights from keynote speaker Dr. Bradley Baurain, you'll have the opportunity to choose from a variety of breakout sessions for even more topic and speaker options.

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Talking Points Conference: "Women in the Kingdom"

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For Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, the call to love our neighbor invites us to promote the flourishing of all individuals—including women in the church.

Register to join us on April 16 for "Women in the Kingdom," our final conference in the Justice + Unity series. Through lectures, panel discussions and corporate worship, you'll learn how to lead change in your congregation and empower women to use all their gifts for the body of Christ.

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Sculpture Dedication

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Albert Paley has created a monumental 25-foot three-dimensional sculpture representing Christ as Creator to go in front of Cornerstone University's new Jack and Mary De Witt Center for Science and Technology.

Join us to celebrate and dedicate this work of art. A brief outdoor ceremony is scheduled on Wednesday, April 17 at noon. To RSVP, email beth.longjohn@cornerstone.edu by April 10.

Celebration of Scholarship Day

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Cornerstone University's Celebration of Scholarship Day showcases the high-quality academic work and endeavors of CU traditional undergraduate students. In recognition of students' faithful stewardship of their gifts and original contributions to diverse areas within the arts and sciences, the day features faculty-sponsored student presentations in the form of poster presentations, paper presentations and musical performances.

Student presentations are 30 minutes in duration with a 15 minute transition period. All student-led scholarship presentation sessions are free and open to the public.


Choral Concert

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The Cornerstone University Chorale, Chancel Singers and the a cappella pop ensemble Credo will present a concert of varied styles in the fine acoustics of Matthews Performing Arts Center. This is the final concert of the academic year in which we celebrate and honor our graduating seniors. It's also a reunion event for recent CU Chorale members who will join the Chorale on stage for the traditional singing of "Praise to the Lord the Almighty."

The concert will feature graduating senior Music Award winner Owen Longjohn, bass guitar, as well as adjunct professor Dr. David Yandl, clarinet. The concert is free. Tickets are not needed.

The Alumni Association hosts a variety of continuing educational opportunities and events, including a number of ways to reconnect with old friends and professors. Join us for an on-campus or regional event.