Gordon College is a Christian community that strives to love God with both heart and mind and as followers of Christ we recognize our calling and privilege to gather for corporate worship. We meet twice a week on Monday and Wednesday mornings to worship in song and prayer and hear various speakers, some of which are highlighted below. You can view our previous worship services or join us live on Monday or Wednesday beginning at 10:25 a.m.
SOME HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE SPRING:
Tony Campolo is an author, professor and the founder and president of The Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education. He is also a supporter and advocate of Compassion International. Dr. Campolo currently lives near Philadelphia with his wife, Peggy.
Richard Twiss is an author, educator and co-founder and president of Wiconi International. He will be joined at Gordon by Vince Bantu and Dr. Soong Chan Rah for a special week at Gordon, entitled Beyond Colorblind.
Dr. Frederick Ochieng and his brother were sent by their Kenyan village to study medicine in the United States. After the loss of their parents to AIDS they founded the Lwala Community Alliance and established a health clinic in their home village, Lwala. They are both currently completing their medical degrees in the U.S.
Ryan Plosker is a psychologist and educator, Kelly Plosker is a licensed social worker and former professor of social work. Together, the Ploskers offer parenting, marriage and dating counseling from their years of marriage.
Tom Richter is Pastor of New Hope church in Queens, NY.
Karen Covell is a television producer and runs a non-profit organization, called the Hollywood Prayer Network. She currently lives with her husband and two boys near Los Angeles, CA.
In 2006 Lisa Williams founded Living Water for Girls, an organization working to rehabilitate young girls that have been rescued from the commercial sex industry.
Seattle-raised Nathan Rissman is a fashion, music and film director whose clients include Madonna, Justin Timberlake Sony Ericsson and Melissa Shoes. His 2008 Documentary I Am Because We Are focuses on the AIDS crisis in Africa.
Monday, September 17
Mrs. Nancy Palmer
Chair of the Cooperative Education Employment Advisory Board at Gordon College.
Wednesday, Sept 26
Dr. Mark Yarhouse
Rosemarie Scotti Hughes Endowed Chair of Christian Thought in Mental Health Practice Professor at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. Yarhouse is a speaker and author in the area of human sexuality and sexual identity from a Christian perspective. Yarhouse will be sharing with Gordon College during Human Sexuality Week.
Monday, October 8
Rev. Jim Belcher
Author of the book Deep Church: A Third Way Beyond Emerging and Traditional (2009).
Monday, October 22
Wednesday, October 24
Acts of Renewal (with Jim Shores and Carol Anderson)
Graduates of Gordon College who utilize theater to lead audiences toward hope, goodness and hunger for God in Christ.
Monday, November 12
A Christian singer and songwritter with 24 solo albums.
Monday, November 26
Rev. Corey MacPherson
VP of Spiritual Development & Chaplain of the College at Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA.
February 1, 2012
Prof. Emmett G. Price III, Ph.D.
With an M.A. and a PhD in ethnomusicology, Emmett G. Price III is an expert in African American Music and Culture. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA and studied music at the University of California, Berkley and the University of Pittsburg. He is now an associate professor of music and African American studies at Northeastern University in Boston where he is working on a project studying the intersections of music and sport. Dr. Price is an ordained minister, a writer, composer and motivational speaker.
February 6–8, 2012: DEEP FAITH, Loving God with Heart & Mind
Mr. Michael Ramsden
Michael Ramsden is the European Director of RZIM Zacharias Trust and Director of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He was raised in the Middle East and later returned to the UK to work as an investor of funds for the Lord Chancellor’s department. While doing research at Sheffield University he taught Moral Philosophy and lectured for the International Seminar on Jurisprudence and Human Rights in Strasbourg. Dr. Ramsden and his wife Anne have three children.
February 15, 2012
Rev. David Swaim
Born and raised in Arlington, MA, David Swaim has been Lead Pastor of Highrock Covenant Church since the year 2000. He lived nine years in Virginia and two overseas. He and his wife Michelle started dating in High School and have adopted seven children from all over the world.
February 27–29, 2012: Missions Week
Mrs. Libby Little
For thirty years Dr. Tom and Libby Little provided free medical care at an eye clinic in Afghanistan. In the summer of 2010 Dr. Little and nine other aid workers were murdered and Mrs. Little was presented with a Medal of Freedom by President Obama for their humanitarian work. She now travels internationally with Interserve, raising money to continue their work.
March 26, 2012: Human Rights Week
Mr. Mike Yankoski
After his sophomore year in college Mike Yankoski and his friend Sam Purvis took a semester off to live as homeless people do in six different American states. Their experiences are recorded in Mike's book Under the Overpass: A Journey of Faith on the Streets of America. Mike and his wife Danae now live in Vancouver, B.C. with their dog, Elliott. The Yankoskis are both studying for their Masters of Christian Studies (MCS) at Regent College.
April 2, 2012
Dr. Kurt J. Werthmuller
Dr. Werthmuller is a Research Fellow with Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom in Washington, D.C., where he is researching the status of non-Muslim minorities in the Arab world. He attended Messiah College, Harvard University and the University of California and is now an assistant professor of History at Azusa Pacific University in California.