Joel Hoover

It is the final week before Spring Break, but there are still a variety of events happening around Messiah College this week.

Alternate Chapels

A chapel titled eMi will be held Monday at 6 p.m. in Frey 110.

Dr. David Weaver-Zercher will be giving a special lecture called “Humanizing Martyrdom: Martyrs Mirror and the Illustrations of Jan Luyken” on Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Boyer 131. Dr. Weaver-Zercher will discuss his recent research on the illustrations of Martyr’s Mirror and how they preserve the memory of 16th century of Anabaptist martyrs, while also discussing introducing Christians to the witness of past martyrs.

Several Messiah students and faculty whose lives have been affected by cancer will be speaking at the Messiah Relay For Life chapel Finishing the Fight Against Cancer on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in Kline 120. Part of the buildup to Messiah’s Relay For Life in April, the chapel will also feature panel discussion with the speakers and more information on the Relay For Life event itself.

Common Chapels

Brian Smith will be speaking Tuesday at Common Chapel, held at 9:45 a.m. in Brubaker Auditorium.

Elective Chapels will be held on Thursday at 9:45 a.m. Salt & Light will meet in Hostetter Chapel’s sanctuaryLogos will meet in Boyer Hall’s Parmer Cinema, and Kairos will meet in Brubaker Auditorium. First-Year students will be attending Core Convocation in the High Center’s Parmer Hall.


The Student Activities Board will be hosting a special Messiah version of the game show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” on Monday at 8 p.m. in the Larsen Student Union. In this event, student performers will improv various situations based on the format of the television show.

Electronic post-rock performer Son Lux will be performing at this week’s B-Sides concert, which begins on Wednesday at a special time of 8:30 p.m. at the Larsen Student Union. Opening the show will be electronic duo Stranger Cat. The Swinging Bridge will have a preview of Son Lux coming online soon.

All home and postseason games.

After the Messiah Classic Tournament was cancelled due to weather, Messiah baseball (0-2) is now scheduled to play their first home game of the season on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. against Muhlenberg. They will also host Lancaster Bible College on Thursday at 3 p.m. The team will be traveling to Fort Pierce, Fla. next week for Spring Break games.

Softball (2-2) will also play their first two home games of the season this week, as they host Albright in a Commonwealth Conference doubleheader on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Starry Field. They will follow this game by traveling south to the aptly-named Winter Haven, Fla. for a Spring Break slate of games.

There will be Messiah women’s lacrosse action on their new turf field this Wednesday at 4 p.m. as they host York College. Messiah will also play The College of New Jersey in Grantham on Saturday at 1 p.m.

The NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships will be held this coming Friday and Saturday in Winston-Salem, NC.

Four Messiah wrestlers will be in action at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships this Friday and Saturday at the Giant Center in Hershey.

Visit for more information and for a full schedule on Messiah athletics events home and away.

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