Grove City College is celebrating Kingdom Week, a week-long missions conference that seeks to challenge students with the question “Where is God’s Kingdom moving and how can I join?”
“The theme of this year’s Kingdom Week is summed up in the saying, ‘His-Kingdom-Now,’ ” Zachary Pitcher, Chapel Ministries Coordinator, said. “Kingdom Week features keynote speakers who have worked to highlight the need for cross-cultural ministry, but will also challenge all of our students to live missionally wherever God places them.”
Dr. Bob Sjogren, president of Unveiling Glory, will open the week at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 in Crawford Hall auditorium with a discussion of how God is a missionary who pursues the lost. Sjogren will also be speaking during Tuesday morning chapel service.
Dr. Steve Leston, president of To Every Tribe, will continue the theme with a lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 in Sticht Lecture Hall in the Hall of Arts and Letters. He’ll discuss the Kingdom of God – how it is diverse, global and that God is at work all around the world. Leston will speak at Thursday’s chapel service.
Dr. Vinod Shah, president of Christian Medical and Dental Association, will be closing out the conference at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in Harbison Chapel. He’ll discuss how the campus community should respond to the messages of Kingdom Week and challenge students to consider how to live missionally while they are still on campus and how to prepare for the ministries that God has in store for them.
In addition to the speakers, representatives from mission agencies will be on campus throughout the week to talk to students about various overseas opportunities for service.