Community Chest

Photo: Michael Wilson

Band on the run: Contemporary Christian worship band Doxadzo is one of the groups to receive a community grant from the Leadership Center. From left: David Bennett ’88, Rachel Bruckart ’07, Kyle Borowski ’06, Emily Meixell ’07, Ryan Shelley ’07, Elyse Jurgen ’07.

The Leadership Center has chosen four projects as first recipients of its community grants.

• Doxadzo, a Christian worship team disguised as a band, will work with area and regional churches, where it leads services and offers youth worship activities. On Wednesday nights, it often can be found at Catacombs over in the Seminary. Student members are Kyle Borowski ’06, Elyse Jurgen ’07, Emily Meixell ’06, Rachel Bruckart ’07, Ryan Shelley ’07, and Amanda Moulton ’07. Faculty sponsor (and band member/manager): Chaplain David Bennett ’88 (M.Div.).

• The men’s and women’s track and field teams will host a community track and field day with the Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs of Bethlehem. Faculty sponsor: Doug Pollard.

• Science students Casey Hoffman ’06, Patrick McMullen ’06, Kathryn Washer ’06, Neil Dobracki ’05, Michael Elkazzaz ’06, and Peter Coldwell ’06 will coordinate science outreach programs with the Bethlehem Area School District. Faculty sponsors: Kelly Krieble ’86 and Ed Roeder.

• Music students Nick Krolak ’07, Jackie Olimpo ’08, and others will offer concert previews to residents of Moravian Village, an assisted-living facility in Bethlehem. Faculty sponsor: Hilde Binford.

November 29, 2005 (pdf version)

Carol Traupman-Carr '86 arranges "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" for Vespers.

Moravian Stars:
Three children selected to sing the solo in "Morning Star" for Vespers.

At First Site:
Manipulated digital photo of the Bethlehem Steel Works by Krista Steinke Finch.

Community Chest:
Grants announed for community outreach projects.

Last issue:
InCommon says goodbye until next semester.
Disaster Watch:
LVAIC panel discussion on natural and man-made disasters.
Visitors from the South:
Displaced professors from Dillard University visit campus.
Campus calendar, November 29-December 31, 2005.
Media Matters:
Two professors write op-eds in the Morning Call.
faculty/staff/student accomplishments.
Steely Jan:
Bethlehem Steel watercolor by Jan Ciganick is in several shows.