Archive for 2017

January 26, 2017

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

‘’Very truly I tell you; whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.”

John 5:24


Ted Davis, professor of the history of science, has upcoming speaking engagements in Minnesota and Texas. Today, Jan. 26 , he is doing a public conversation about science and religion with Florida State philosopher Michael Ruse (who does believe in God) at the University of Minnesota, followed the next day by a public lecture, “Galileo and the Garden of Eden: Galileo’s Hermeneutics, Modern Christians, and Natural History,” for the Center for Early Modern History at the university. On Feb. 2, he will speak on “Why Christianity is Good for Science” at the The Tandy Institute for Archaeology, part of the Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth.


February Wellness Workshop- must pre-register!

Our last ‘foods demonstration’ was a big success, so this spring we will be offering another one. This time the topic is “Healthy Snacks and Salads.” Eating snacks and salads are quick and easy ways to add nutrient rich fruits and vegetables to your day. Learn how to nutritionally optimize your snacks and salads. This will be held in the foods lab and taste samples will be provided. Space is limited so reserve a spot today by emailing Doug Miller (

  • Wednesday, Feb. 22, 4:30-5:15 p.m.
  • Location: Jordan 63
  • Presenter: Emma Witwer, registered dietician

Employee fitness program

Over 70 employees participated in our physical activity-tracking program this fall. Due to the strong feedback we received, we are organizing a similar program during the spring semester. The program will be called “Falcon Employee Fitness” and will run for 10 weeks beginning Feb. 5. Registration is now open even though activity recording won’t begin until Feb. 5. Participants who accumulate 1000 minutes of activity/exercise over the 10 weeks, and faithfully record their workouts, will receive a gift card. Exercise your way to greater health this spring. See the wellness website for details: for details.

2016 College Senior Survey Results Available

The Office of Institutional Research administered the College Senior Survey to senior students during Spring 2016. Check out the institutional research webpage for an infographic of key findings (

Winter orientation begins Jan. 26

Messiah College is excited to welcome our incoming new and transfer students as they begin their spring semester on Thursday, Jan. 26. You can visit to see the three-day orientation agenda they will follow. Questions about the orientation schedule can be directed to the Student Involvement and Leadership Programs office, ext. 5240 or

Winner announced of reserved parking space

Congratulations to Neryamn Nieves, winner of the Employee Christmas Luncheon reserved parking space drawing. Neryamn will receive a reserved parking space, marked with signage, through June 30, in the area of her choosing. Thank you for everyone’s participation.


For sale

Ford Escape 2002 4 wheel drive. 2002 Ford Escape, asking $500. This a 2002 Blue 4 wheel drive Ford Escape with 200,000 miles on the odometer. The inspection is due the end of January. It will need some repairs to pass inspection. Maintenance records are available as is a list of needed repairs. This has been a very reliable vehicle but with a new teen driver in our family our needs have changed and it is time to sell. Please contact Michelle George or 717-808-8206 if you are interested or have questions.

Toy John Deere Tractor Power Loader w/trailer – $150, Radio Flyer 2 seat wagon – $50, Outside sling swing for swing set – $10, Lightning McQueen sleeping bag – $5, Boy’s 12″ bike (red) – $10, small inflatable bounce house – $60, LG dehumidifier – $100. If interested call 443-280-0096 or email