Activist John Dear To Speak on “The Road to Peace” March 14

February 27, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Fr. John Dear, a Jesuit priest and peace activist, will speak on “The Road to Peace: Walking the Way of Gospel Nonviolence” on Wednesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College. Fr. Dear’s talk will be free and open to the public.

Martin Luther King Interfaith Service at Amherst College Feb. 4

January 23, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Rev. Zina Jacque, director of pastoral counseling at Trinity Episcopal Church in Boston, will be the featured speaker Sunday, Feb. 4, at this year’s Interfaith Service at Amherst College celebrating the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. The service in Johnson Chapel, which begins at 3 p.m., will also feature musical performances by the Amherst College Concert and Gospel Choirs and other performers.

Christmas Vespers Service December 3

November 10, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The annual Christmas Vespers service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 4 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College. The “Festival of Lessons and Carols” is sponsored by the Amherst College Christian Fellowship, the Newman Club and the Interfaith Support Group. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Christmas Vespers at Amherst College Dec. 8

November 15, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-The annual Christmas Vespers service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 4 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College. The "Festival of Lessons and Carols" is sponsored by the Amherst College Christian Fellowship, the Newman Club and the Protestant and Roman Catholic Religious Advisors. Admission is free, and the public is invited.

Nathan Baxter, Dean of Washington National Cathedral, To Speak at Amherst College Feb. 2

January 14, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - The annual Interfaith Service commemorating the life and works of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King will be held in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 2. The featured speaker will be The Very Reverend Nathan Baxter, Dean of Washington National Cathedral.