Founders Education Day Friday, March 11, all day, Wallace All Faiths Chapel of the Fish Interfaith Center
Ticketed event, free to Chapman students, faculty and staff
3 lectures by Rev. Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock ‘72
Premiere of Grace Under Fire: Letters of Faith and Meaning in Times of War Friday, March 11 & Saturday, March 12, 7:00 pm, Wallace All Faiths Chapel of the Fish Interfaith Center
The performance is based on real wartime letters from the collection of the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University and was written by the Center’s founder and director, Andrew Carroll. Chapman student actors, directed by Professor John Benitz, will star in the show. A Q & A session with Carroll will follow Saturdayevening’s performance. This event is part of a larger campaign to seek out and preserve donations of war-related correspondences for the Center for American War Letters. The performances are ticketed events and have open seating.
Saturday, March 12, all day, various locations
This is a day to celebrate Chapman’s connection to our Founders, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and our ecumenical partner, the United Church of Christ. A morning lecture by Dr. Kyndra Rotunda, prospective student and parent events, worship, lunch, Dr. Brock lecture and a concert by the Chapman University Choir make this a special day that highlights the talents of the Disciples on Campus students. This is a ticketed event.
Chapman Alumni & Friends Dinner Party and Grace under Fire Performance
Saturday, March 12, 4 pm, Beckman 404
An opportunity to gather with alumni and friends for happy hour, fellowship and dinner before attending a performance of Grace Under Fire: Letters of Faith and Meaning in Times of War together at 7 pm. Q & A with the director to follow this performance. The dinner and Grace Under Fire performance are ticketed events.
Most events will be held in or around the Fish Interfaith Center on Chapman’s main campus in Orange, CA. For more information please refer to the detailed schedule below or contact Kari Kempf at (714) 997-6760. If you are in need of a scholarship to attend, please do not hesitate to contact Rev. Nancy Brink or call (714) 997-6760. No one will be turned away because of finances.