October 2018

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Grand Rapids Christian College Fair

Event Details

NACCAP created and sponsors the Christian University & College Fair circuit every year. This fall, four Christian college fairs will be taking place in Michigan. These fairs provide high school students the opportunity to meet college representatives from Christian colleges all across the nation and will be happening in Grand Rapids, Lansing, Detroit and Ann Arbor.

You may streamline the process of obtaining college information at the fair by pre-registering for a Christian College Fair Barcode.

High school groups and youth groups may qualify for a travel voucher. Questions regarding the travel voucher should be directed to visitcu@cornerstone.edu.

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Chapel: Dr. Joe Stowell (Genesis 45:1-15)

Chapel Service Details

God's people read His Word to know who He is, who they are and how they should live. At Cornerstone University, it is our prayer that as we embrace the gift of God's Word it will deeply transform us into a Christ-centered community through the Holy Spirit.

Using a lectionary adapted specifically for colleges by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, we will study the large narrative of Scripture throughout the fall semester's traditional chapel services.

Music Matters Lecture Series: "The Extra Mile" With Kayla Cordell

About the Music Matters Lecture Series

More than notes and lyrics, music enriches the heart and soul. Cornerstone University invites accomplished artists and professionals to perform and present lectures about relevant music-related topics right here on our campus. These artists draw from real-life experiences and from God's word as they share about topics like music performance, education, business and more.

This lecture series is free and open to the public.

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Chapel: Hannah Sell (Psalm 6)

Chapel Service Details

God's people read His Word to know who He is, who they are and how they should live. At Cornerstone University, it is our prayer that as we embrace the gift of God's Word it will deeply transform us into a Christ-centered community through the Holy Spirit.

Using a lectionary adapted specifically for colleges by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, we will study the large narrative of Scripture throughout the fall semester's traditional chapel services.

  • Today's Lectionary Reading: Psalm 6
  • Chapel Speaker: Hannah Sell

Chapel: Joy Bonnema (Exodus 3:1-15)

Chapel Service Details

God's people read His Word to know who He is, who they are and how they should live. At Cornerstone University, it is our prayer that as we embrace the gift of God's Word it will deeply transform us into a Christ-centered community through the Holy Spirit.

Using a lectionary adapted specifically for colleges by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, we will study the large narrative of Scripture throughout the fall semester's traditional undergraduate chapel services.

  • Today's Lectionary Reading: Exodus 3:1-15
  • Chapel Speaker: Joy Bonnema, Campus Pastor, Madison Church: North

Alumnae Volleyball Reunion

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Catch up with former teammates, take in a varsity volleyball game and compete in the alumnae game. Dinner and a CU volleyball alumnae T-shirt is provided by the Alumni Association when you register in advance.

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Chapel: Sydney Perry (Psalm 8)

Chapel Service Details

God's people read His Word to know who He is, who they are and how they should live. At Cornerstone University, it is our prayer that as we embrace the gift of God's Word it will deeply transform us into a Christ-centered community through the Holy Spirit.

Using a lectionary adapted specifically for colleges by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, we will study the large narrative of Scripture throughout the fall semester's traditional undergraduate chapel services.

  • Today's Lectionary Reading: Psalm 8
  • Chapel Speaker: Sydney Perry

Evensong

Event Details

At our core, we are compelled and inspired by Jesus Christ. Join us for Evensong, a student-led worship gathering for area college students.

Chapel: Kenneth Russell (John 3:1-21)

Chapel Service Details

God's people read His Word to know who He is, who they are and how they should live. At Cornerstone University, it is our prayer that as we embrace the gift of God's Word it will deeply transform us into a Christ-centered community through the Holy Spirit.

Using a lectionary adapted specifically for colleges by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, we will study the large narrative of Scripture throughout the fall semester's traditional undergraduate chapel services.

10th Anniversary Celebration of the Urban Cohort Program

Event Details

Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 16 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the seminary's Urban Cohort program. We'll assemble at Cornerstone University's Christ Chapel for an evening of worship and gratitude for what God is doing through this decade-long blessing.

This commemorative night features a keynote address from Dr. Charlie Dates, senior pastor of Progressive Baptist Church in Chicago, Ill.; incredible music; recognition of Urban Cohort participants; and a reunion reception. This is a free event, but tickets are required. This event is general admission, so seating will be first come, first served on Oct. 16.

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About Charlie Dates

Headshot of Dr. Charlie Dates

Dr. Charlie Edward Dates has served as the senior pastor of Progressive Baptist Church in Chicago, Ill., since 2011. Prior to completing doctoral studies in historical theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Dr. Dates earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master's degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

Beyond his work at Progressive Baptist Church, Dr. Dates is active as a magazine editor, professor and advisory board member. He and his wife have two children.

Chapel: Charlie Dates (Exodus 32:1-14)

Chapel Service Details

God's people read His Word to know who He is, who they are and how they should live. At Cornerstone University, it is our prayer that as we embrace the gift of God's Word it will deeply transform us into a Christ-centered community through the Holy Spirit.

Using a lectionary adapted specifically for colleges by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, we will study the large narrative of Scripture throughout the fall semester's traditional undergraduate chapel services.

  • Today's Lectionary Reading: Exodus 32:1-14
  • Chapel Speaker: Charlie Dates, Senior Pastor, Progressive Baptist Church

Music Matters Lecture Series: "Sacred Wind: Mozart's Church Sonatas" With Dr. David Yandl

About the Music Matters Lecture Series

More than notes and lyrics, music enriches the heart and soul. Cornerstone University invites accomplished artists and professionals to perform and present lectures about relevant music-related topics right here on our campus. These artists draw from real-life experiences and from God's word as they share about topics like music performance, education, business and more.

This lecture series is free and open to the public.

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Chapel: Owen Longjohn (Psalm 9:9-20)

Chapel Service Details

God's people read His Word to know who He is, who they are and how they should live. At Cornerstone University, it is our prayer that as we embrace the gift of God's Word it will deeply transform us into a Christ-centered community through the Holy Spirit.

Using a lectionary adapted specifically for colleges by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, we will study the large narrative of Scripture throughout the fall semester's traditional undergraduate chapel services.

  • Today's Lectionary Reading: Psalm 9:9-20
  • Chapel Speaker: Owen Longjohn

Evensong

Event Details

At our core, we are compelled and inspired by Jesus Christ. Join us for Evensong, a student-led worship gathering for area college students.

Chapel: Susan Burner (John 4:1-29)

Chapel Service Details

God's people read His Word to know who He is, who they are and how they should live. At Cornerstone University, it is our prayer that as we embrace the gift of God's Word it will deeply transform us into a Christ-centered community through the Holy Spirit.

Using a lectionary adapted specifically for colleges by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, we will study the large narrative of Scripture throughout the fall semester's traditional undergraduate chapel services.

Chapel: Kim Nguyen (Leviticus 25:1-17)

Chapel Service Details

God's people read His Word to know who He is, who they are and how they should live. At Cornerstone University, it is our prayer that as we embrace the gift of God's Word it will deeply transform us into a Christ-centered community through the Holy Spirit.

Using a lectionary adapted specifically for colleges by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, we will study the large narrative of Scripture throughout the fall semester's traditional undergraduate chapel services.

Q Union

Event Details

You are invited to attend Q Union as we examine the topic of "The Power of We" in a divided time in our culture and church. During this global event, speakers like Scott Harrison and Bob Goff along with three Cornerstone University students will engage this critical topic.

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Chapel: Mordecai Njoroge (Psalm 12)

Chapel Service Details

God's people read His Word to know who He is, who they are and how they should live. At Cornerstone University, it is our prayer that as we embrace the gift of God's Word it will deeply transform us into a Christ-centered community through the Holy Spirit.

Using a lectionary adapted specifically for colleges by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, we will study the large narrative of Scripture throughout the fall semester's traditional undergraduate chapel services.

  • Today's Lectionary Reading: Psalm 12
  • Chapel Speaker: Mordecai Njoroge

Evensong

Event Details

At our core, we are compelled and inspired by Jesus Christ. Join us for Evensong, a student-led worship gathering for area college students.

Chapel: Alexiana Fry (John 6:35-51)

Chapel Service Details

God's people read His Word to know who He is, who they are and how they should live. At Cornerstone University, it is our prayer that as we embrace the gift of God's Word it will deeply transform us into a Christ-centered community through the Holy Spirit.

Using a lectionary adapted specifically for colleges by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, we will study the large narrative of Scripture throughout the fall semester's traditional undergraduate chapel services.

  • Today's Lectionary Reading: John 6:35-51
  • Chapel Speaker: Alexiana Fry, Women's Associate Director, Crossroads Bible Church

Chapel: Dr. Joe Stowell (Numbers 20:1-13)

Chapel Service Details

God's people read His Word to know who He is, who they are and how they should live. At Cornerstone University, it is our prayer that as we embrace the gift of God's Word it will deeply transform us into a Christ-centered community through the Holy Spirit.

Using a lectionary adapted specifically for colleges by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, we will study the large narrative of Scripture throughout the fall semester's traditional undergraduate chapel services.