30th annual Symposium set for January 2017

The 30th edition of the Calvin Symposium on Worship will bring some well-known plenary speakers to Grand Rapids. But big names are not the focus of the annual event, sponsored by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (CICW) and the Center for Excellence in Preaching.


Values & Ethics – Through a Jewish Lens book & authors

Fred and Joyce Claar, will be discussing their new book, “Values & Ethics – Through a Jewish Lens,” at Temple Israel, 140 Central Avenue, Lawrence, N.Y., at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 14, 2016. “Values & Ethics – Through a Jewish Lens,” empowers parents to bring relevant moral values of Judaism into family discussions.