On December 21, 1988, in one of the worst acts of aviation terrorism, Pan American flight 103, headed to New York, exploded in mid-flight over Lockerbie, Scotland. The bomb killed all passengers and crew members on-board, and another 11 innocent victims on the ground. The carnage and consequences impacted people around the globe.
One of the biggest topics facing the Church in America today is racism. Throughout her history, the American Church has fought racism as well as regrettably contributed, even tacitly, to this country’s racist ideologies. When we think of racism, we often think of some angry old person who is behind the times. We think of someone who dislikes someone else because of the color of their skin. We become appalled. We think, “How can that person be such a racist? How can anyone be like that?” But that only comprises a small portion of what racism actually is.
When I first started nursing school, I felt nervous and excited. I knew that I was called to be a nurse, yet I knew nothing about nursing. I did not even know how to take a blood pressure. Despite my lack of knowledge related to nursing, I decided to pursue it anyway.
Escaping war, extreme poverty, and persecution, more and more refugees and asylees are seeking a new life in the United States. According to Pew researchers Ruth Igielnik and Jens Manuel Krogstad, at least 3 million refugees have resettled in the United States since 1975, and Dahlia Bradshaw Lynn estimates that “by 2040 one in four Americans will be an immigrant” (132).
The Northwest University Concert Choir and Chamber Choir joined by Coro Amici and the Kirkland Civic Orchestra, invite you to Christmas Traditions presented by Koelsch Communities! Now in it's tenth season, this established Christmas concert celebrates the traditions of Christmas, featuring new carol arrangements and traditional selections by John Rutter, Mack Wilberg. Dan Forest, Heinrich Schütz and more, including a few traditional sing-alongs.