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  • Wheaton College Symposium in Human Needs and Global Resources | Wheaton
    linkages between conflict and hunger and underscored the fundamental importance of reconciliation work for regaining food security in post conflict settings As the Symposium Plenary Speaker Dr Katongole addressed the role of reconciliation in the multiple dimensions of post conflict recovery with a focus on regional examples from East Africa that directly address agricultural initiatives as integral to the process of rebuilding peaceful communities that support healthy agrarian societies More From the Ground Up Social Movements and Soil Improvement 2014 Symposium February 27 28 Sponsored by the John Deere Foundation Healthy soils with high organic content and an abundance of soil organisms can contribute to food security and in turn to stronger local communities and robust rural life Stories and examples of programs and growers who have transformed depleted soils into productive spaces are inspiring and draw attention to one of the most promising growth areas in agricultural improvement worldwide This symposium was held to expand upon the soil science itself to explore the institutional socio economic and cultural factors that start spread stifle and transform initiatives to conserve and improve soils More Small Plots Big Change The Role and Potential of Small Scale Agriculture to Feed the Hungry 2013 HNGR Symposium Feb 28 Mar 1 2013 Sponsored by the John Deere Foundation For the 2013 Symposium we went small in order to think big Agriculture and food production are the world s most popular vocations but smallholder farmers in the Global South often have a hard time feeding their own families much less those around them Addressing the needs of farmers who own less than five acres of land or less could be the answer to not only solving their problems of hunger but the response needed to feed 7 billion people Dr Gebisa Ejeta and Roger Thurow were the plenary speakers More When Did I See You Hungry Advocacy Hunger and Faithful Citizenship 2012 HNGR Symposium with David Beckmann February 24 25 2012 For the 2012 HNGR Symposium we explored the role of civil society particularly the role of citizens to influence government given the fact that escalating food prices increasing vulnerability and deepening hunger worldwide have been precipitators in changes such as the Arab Spring Through the plenary and other events the Symposium explored the importance of advocacy on behalf of the poor and hungry and sought to highlight the importance of domestic and international civil engagement More An Urban Majority Responses to Deepening Hunger and Poverty in the World s Burgeoning Cities 2011 HNGR Symposium Sponsored by the John Deere Foundation The world s burgeoning cities necessitated this year s symposium which explored the link between rapid urbanization poverty and hunger and sought to highlight development initiatives that improve urban life by providing access to opportunities and basic resources Our plenary speaker Oya Hazel Gumede LL M a rising young leader explored the challenges of urban life in her native South Africa as well as creative solutions that make hope possible in those contexts More Strengthening

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/GEL/Human-Needs-and-Global-Resources/HNGR/HNGR-Symposium (2016-02-17)
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  • Current Interns | Wheaton
    Christian Studies Wheaton Center for Faith Politics and Economics Wheaton College Trust Company N A Wheaton Faculty Advisor Visits A faculty visit to each intern in the field allows for one on one research and mentoring as well as campus wide global learning Learn More Cross Cultural Experience HNGR prepares students not just to experience another place for six months but to become a part of everyday life there Learn More HNGR Legacy For more than 30 years HNGR has been sending college students to listen learn and serve in the Global South Learn More HNGR Internships Internships with over 200 partner organizations around the world allow students from all disciplines to participate in HNGR Learn More Home Academics Global and Experiential Learning Human Needs and Global Resources HNGR HNGR Human Needs and Global Resources Current Interns Current Interns Menu About Our Program Resources and Links Applicants Alumni Parents Host Organizations HNGR Symposium Current Interns Intern Insights Stay connected to current interns alumni and the HNGR office on Facebook Human Needs and Global Resources Schell Hall 501 College Ave Wheaton IL 60187 Phone 630 752 5199 hngr wheaton edu Our 2015 HNGR class is currently interning in the following countries Central America Mexico Nicaragua South America Peru Uruguay Africa Ghana Rwanda Zambia Asia Cambodia India Nepal Philippines Thailand Timor Leste Carbon Charcoal and Hope 2015 Intern to Ghana Reflections of Intern Michael Sawyer from his experiences in Ghana More Intern Insight Riley Mulhern s internship work featured on his host organization s website 2013 Intern to Nicaragua More Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About Wheaton Value of a Wheaton Education Wheaton People Mission Statement of Faith and Educational Purpose Community Covenant College Profile Christ Centered Diversity Leadership Technology at Wheaton History Wheaton Worldwide

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/GEL/Human-Needs-and-Global-Resources/HNGR/Current-Interns (2016-02-17)
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  • African American Church Lecture Series | Wheaton
    Company N A Home About Wheaton Christ Centered Diversity Explore Diversity At Wheaton African American Church Lecture Series African American Church Lecture Series Menu African American Church Lecture Series Buswell Library Resources Further Reading Responding to Harrassment External Resources The African American Church Lecture Series is a program currently sponsored by a multidivisional committee of campus members facilitated by the Office of Multicultural Development The lecture serves To examine critical issues involving or affecting the African American church our society and the world community To dialogue with key leaders in the African American church or its evangelical leaders As a vital resource for students faculty administrators staff and local churches To foster and nurture current or future leaders in the African American church and collegiate community The series began in the 1993 1994 academic year designed to introduce interesting themes from a Black American religious experience and history to the Wheaton student body Particular interest was in encouraging African American students and the local community to use the resources of the BGC library and the Graham Center Archives related to the African American Church The lecture series has grown to include challenging all members of the campus community to address issues of the impact of the African American Church on current evangelical thinking Each lecturer has addressed themes regarding history and impact of the African American Church The lecture has traditionally taken place in the last week of February including both a chapel address and an evening lecture Diversity at Wheaton Multicultural Events on Campus Check the Multicultural Events Calendar for great opportunities to explore diversity at Wheaton More Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About Wheaton Value of a Wheaton Education Wheaton People Mission Statement of Faith and Educational Purpose Community Covenant College

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/About-Wheaton/Diversity/Explore-Diversity-at-Wheaton/Lecture-Series (2016-02-17)
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  • Chaplain's Office Staff | Wheaton
    in Los Angeles as a director of two non profits and at a real estate technology company based in Seattle For the past three years he served on the pastoral staff at The Orchard Evangelical Free Church in Barrington IL while pursuing a Master of Divinity degree at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Ray is happily married to Jessica Min Chang class of 2012 and is pleased to be able to serve at his Alma Mater You may contact Ray at ray chang wheaton edu Marilyn Brenner Ministry Associate for Care and Administration Raised a pastor s daughter her father s pastoral heart for people and her parents own example of faithful ministry have given her an example and standard for investment in the lives of others Now in her 19th year at the College Marilyn enjoys the opportunity to think creatively with staff and students in planning for chapel In addition to attending to the details related to chapel Marilyn enjoys interacting with students faculty and staff within the context of everyday life in community at Wheaton You may contact Marilyn at marilyn brenner wheaton edu Leslie Royalty Weinzettel Office Coordinator Leslie brings the gifts of a bright capable energetic willing servant spirit to the work of the Chaplain s Office Born and raised in Southern California Leslie braved the mid west winters to attend Wheaton College graduating in 2006 with a Christian Education major and minors in Spanish and Bible After working with a para church ministry for 4 1 2 years in Jacksonville Florida Leslie returned to work at Wheaton in 2012 and married her fellow 06 alumnus Joe Weinzettel We re thankful for the Lord s provision in Leslie and are pleased to have her as a valued colleague in the Chaplain s Office You may contact Leslie at leslie weinzettel wheaton edu Rebecca Queen Meyer Ministry Associate for Care and Counseling As a 2013 graduate of Wheaton College with a major in Psychology Rebecca went on to complete her Master of Arts in Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia PA in May of this year As a result of her own personal journey as well as her experience as a counselor she has come to realize the reality of the power of the Gospel to bring about healing and transformation Combining her first hand knowledge of Wheaton as a former student with her love of God s word and care for people Rebecca is excited at the prospect of coming alongside students to offer resources to assist them in navigating their years at Wheaton Through the gift of presence one on one conversations listening prayer campus discussions and careful study of the Bible her desire is to assist students in discovering their story within God s unfolding story You may contact Rebecca at rebecca meyer wheaton edu Andrew Sedlacek Ministry Associate for Worship In addition to assisting with the planning of Chapel services Andrew s responsibilities include launching an Apprenticeship Program in which student musicians

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Student-Life/Spiritual-Life/Chaplain/Staff (2016-02-17)
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  • Theology Conference | Wheaton
    Conference Theology Conference Menu Archaeology Lecture Series Theology Conference Speakers Schedule Visitor Info FAQs Related Materials Biblical and Theological Studies Theology Conference Billy Graham Center 501 College Avenue Wheaton IL 60187 Phone 630 752 5054 Theology Conference wheaton edu The People s Book Reformation and the Bible April 7 8 2016 Nearly 500 years ago Martin Luther s 95 Theses caught Europe by storm and initiated a transformation of church and society that would alter the course of history with an impact that endures to this day Out of all that Luther published his German Bible was by his estimation and according to current scholarship the crowning achievement of his work The subsequent proliferation and diffusion of vernacular Bibles grounded in the original languages enabled by advancements in European printing and particularly launched by theological principles of sola scriptura and the priesthood of all believers contributed to an ever widening circle of Bible readers and listeners These developments ultimately proved instrumental in shaping Christianity in new directions This conference will explore the nature of the people s book and its complex role in the Reformation by reflecting on matters of access readership authority as well as its place in the worship context as the object of theological interpretation and as a central element of unity and division within Christianity Plenary papers will bring attention to the multiplicity of Reformation traditions magisterial radical and Catholic and their engagement with the Bible Consideration of the impact of the people s book on Christianity provides opportunity for exploring its role in shaping Christianity today To that end keynote sessions will grapple with the unifying and divisive dialogue that the people s book generated during the Reformation as an avenue for considering the unity and division that the body of Christ faces today Event co sponsored with Past Conferences The Image of God in an Image Driven Age 2015 Conference View many of the conference sessions on YouTube The Spirit of God Christian Renewal in the Community of Faith 2014 Conference View video of 2014 Theology Conference Christian Political Witness 2013 Conference See flash video and MP3 downloads from the 2013 Theology Conference Bonhoeffer Christ and Culture 2012 Conference See flash video and MP3 downloads from the 2012 Theology Conference Global Theology in Evangelical Perspective 2011 Conference See flash video and MP3 downloads from the 2011 Theology Conference Jesus Paul and the People of God A Theological Dialogue with N T Wright 2010 Conference See flash video and MP3 downloads from the 2010 Theology Conference 2016 Theology Conference Conference Speakers This year s conference presents a great line up of speakers who deal with the impact of the people s book on Christianity More Wheaton College Campus Information Lodging and Maps Find helpful information for your visit including campus maps More Bach Cantata Performance Dawn Holt Lauber presents a Bach Cantata Performance at this year s Theology Conference More Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About Wheaton Value

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/Theology/Conferences-and-Lectures/Theology-Conference (2016-02-17)
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  • Honduras Project | Wheaton
    Mission Statement Honduras Project is a Christ centered community that seeks to serve the Lord by encouraging building relationships and working with the people of Honduras This project exists because Christ first loved us and has called us to love him and to love others and springs out of the belief that Christ s love is holistic and cares about physical needs as well as spiritual needs History In 1979 a powerful hurricane devastated the Dominican Republic resulting in the loss of many lives and homes Back in Wheaton a group of college students spearheaded and organized a public awareness campaign with the goal of helping to provide for our neighbors in the Dominican Republic Students raised support and materials to provide the Dominican people with temporary shelter clothing and food rations This same spirit of compassion in action found its way to Honduras and the Honduras Project officially began at Wheaton College in 1982 Each year since a group of students has gone to a different rural village in the mountains of Honduras to help install a gravity fed water system and to share the love of Christ incarnationally The project has evolved with the addition of a children s ministry and later a women s ministry and will likely continue to do so Likewise since the project is student led leadership and membership has continually changed but the heart and mission has remained the same More information about past trips can be found on the Sites page Find out more about this year s team Honduras Project Meet the Team Meet this year s group going to serve in Honduras during Spring Break More Honduras Project What is the Project Providing safe drinking water to a Honduran village changes the lives of Wheaton students as well as the

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Student-Life/Activities/Clubs/Global-Learning-Opportunities/Honduras-Project (2016-02-17)
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  • Outreach Ministries | Wheaton
    Free respite program where kids with special needs make new friends and enjoy all kinds of activities while caregivers get a break Fridays once a month 6 00 pm 9 30 pm Contact Ashley Kuck my wheaton edu and Melodie Yu my wheaton edu Illinois School Project ISP To recruit and train university students to coach and mentor high school students to reach their campuses for Christ We can not do it alone We have many opportunities for you to partner with the work that God is doing in high schools Flexible times Contact Calvin Reeh my wheaton edu Chicago Evangelism Team CET Proclaim the gospel in the city of Chicago to whomever we find there pray with and listen to all those we meet and be a light and a witness for Christ Fridays 5 00 pm midnight Contacts Alex Prus my wheaton edu and Cheryn Lam my wheaton edu Crossroads Kids Club Crossroads Kids Club gives you the opportunity to share the love and word of Jesus with urban kids inside their public school It is a gospel centered relationally driven program that includes tutoring Bible teaching snacks games and loads of fun Wednesdays 2 00 pm 5 00 pm Contacts Emma Camillone my wheaton edu Emmaus Ministries Minister to Chicago s men in prostitution through opportunities in prayer and service Saturdays 1 00 pm Sunday 3 00 am Saturdays 6 00 pm Sunday 3 00 am Contact Austin Patrick my wheaton edu and Titus Payne my wheaton edu REFUGE A Sports Ministry Build relationships with international refugee middle school 6th 8th grade boys through skill development and training in various team sports Wednesdays 3 30 pm 6 30 pm Contact Neil Postier my wheaton edu and Nicholas Rubesh my wheaton edu Students for the Homeless Join us as we work to meet the material clothing needs of Chicago s homeless and raise awareness for issues of homelessness in the local community If you would like more information about our ministry visit our website www studentsforthehomeless org Flexible times Contacts Miles Veth my wheaton edu and Leon Su my wheaton edu World Relief Art Club Mentoring opportunity to middle school refugee girls using arts and crafts Tuesdays 5 00 pm 7 00 pm Contact Sarah Kenny my wheaton edu Youth for Christ Campus Life Campus Life is a safe place for middle and high school students to have fun build relationshiops with peers and adults who care about them and talk about life We play games have small group discussions and give a biblical view on a topic each week Mondays 6 00 pm 9 00 pm Contact Leah Olson my wheaton edu Zoe s Feet Dance Ministry Zoe s Feet is a ministry to dancers who desire to experience dance as worship and to use their gifts to minister to others through dance Flexible times Contact Kayla Solstad my wheaton edu mywheaton Dance as Worship Zoe s Feet Matthew Adams 17 experiences worship deeply when he connects

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Student-Life/Christian-Outreach/During-the-School-Year/Christian-Service-Council/Outreach-Ministries (2016-02-17)
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  • Statements | Wheaton
    WETN Site Statements Check here for official statements on current events related to Wheaton College Menu About Wheaton College Resources for Media Media Relations Resources for the Campus Community Student News Releases Statements Joint Statement by Wheaton College and Dr Larycia Hawkins Announcing a Resolution Statement by Wheaton College Regarding the Diversity Committee Memo to the Faculty Personnel Committee Statement Regarding the Wheaton Faculty Council s Recommendation to the Administration Statement by Wheaton College Regarding Press Conference Held by Dr Larycia Hawkins Statement by Wheaton College Regarding Notice of Recommendation to Initiate Termination Proceedings as to Dr Larycia Hawkins Statement Regarding Dr Larycia Hawkins Review and Resolution Process Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Dr Larycia Hawkins Administrative Leave from Wheaton College Wheaton College Statement Regarding Dr Larycia Hawkins Wheaton College Statement Regarding Christian Engagement with Muslim Neighbors Wheaton College Statement Regarding Students Open Letter to Leaders in the Evangelical Community Recent Statements 2 6 16 Joint Statement by Wheaton College and Dr Larycia Hawkins Announcing a Resolution 2 4 16 Statement by Wheaton College Regarding the Diversity Committee Memo to the Faculty Personnel Committee 1 21 16 Statement Regarding the Wheaton Faculty Council s Recommendation to the Administration 1 6 16 Statement by Wheaton College Regarding Press Conference Held by Dr Larycia Hawkins 1 5 16 Statement Regarding Notice of Recommendation to Initiate Termination Proceedings as to Dr Larycia Hawkins 12 22 15 Statement Regarding Dr Larycia Hawkins Review and Resolution Process 12 22 15 Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Dr Larycia Hawkins Administrative Leave from Wheaton College 12 16 15 Wheaton College Statement Regarding Dr Larycia Hawkins 12 11 15 Wheaton College Statement Regarding Christian Engagement with Muslim Neighbors 12 11 15 Wheaton College Statement Regarding Students Open Letter to Leaders in the Evangelical Community Share This Page Feedback Media Center

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Media-Center/Media-Relations/Statements (2016-02-17)
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