DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College will host its annual Interfaith Lunch series beginning Feb. 2 at 12 noon and continuing each Tuesday in February. This brown-bag lunch series is an informal discussion and dialog with the guest speakers who will share some of their faith traditions. The lunches will be held in the Buchman Board Room on the second floor of the Serrick Campus Center.
Guest presenters will be from different faith backgrounds and will share information about their faith journeys as well as answer questions. Guest presenters include:
- Feb. 2 - Rev. Geoffrey Black, General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ
- Feb. 9 - Mark Gordon, President of Defiance College, who will discuss his Jewish faith
- Feb. 16 - Pastor Robert Frake, pastor of First Apostolic Church, Defiance, and Van Wert Apostolic Church
- Feb. 23 - John Miles of McComb , member of the Iroquois Nation, who will speak on Eastern Woodland traditions
The Interfaith Lunch series is sponsored by the Intercultural College Community Task Force and the Office of Spiritual Life of Defiance College. The events are free and open to the community.
For more information about the Interfaith Lunch series, please contact Jan Bechtel, campus chaplain and director of church relations, at 419-783-2444, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is www.defiance.edu.
February 1, 2010