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Intercollegiate Peace Fellowship Conference

Intercollegiate Peace Fellowship Conference

Uniting for Social Change:
Intersections of Race, Environment and LGBTQIA Identities

Feb. 10–12, 2017 — Bethel College

This is a student-led conference for students exploring peace and justice from a faith perspective. The conference brings together students from Mennonite-affiliated colleges across the United States and Canada. Any college student is welcome to participate, regardless of faith affiliation, personally or institutionally.

The broader community is welcome to attend the four public keynote addresses for free: Fri., 11 a.m., Fri.,7 p.m., Sat., 9:30 a.m., Sat., 2 p.m. (see schedule following for speakers and locations). Discussions after the keynotes, and related conference activities, are restricted to registered participants (college students and their affiliated faculty).




In-state participants: $35
Out-of-state participants: $40


Thursday, February 9
Evening Early arrival
Friday, February 10
morning Registration
9:30 a.m.
  • Campus tour (optional)
  • Faculty meet-greet (optional)
11 a.m. Opening convocation: David Anderson Hooker Krehbiel Auditorium
Noon Lunch and group discussion/interaction The Caf
1 p.m. Simulation: The Loss of Turtle Island Memorial Hall
3 p.m. Break Mantz Library Lounge
3:30 p.m. Uniting for social change: What’s happening on your campus? Mantz Library Lounge
Evening Supper The Caf
7 p.m. Krehbiel Auditorium
11 p.m. Druber’s Donuts: sponsored by Everence
Saturday, February 11
  • Wake-up yoga (optional)
  • Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Krehbiel Auditorium
Noon Lunch The Caf
1 p.m. Art exhibit with refreshments Regier Art Gallery
2 p.m. Krehbiel Auditorium
4:30 p.m. Intersections: Justice and Theology Ad Building chapel
Evening Supper The Caf
5 & 7 p.m. Bethel home basketball (optional) Thresher Gym
7 p.m. Participant storytelling Ad Building chapel
9:30 p.m. Latin dance Memorial Hall
Sunday, February 12
Morning Sand Creek Trail walk (optional)
9:30 a.m. Closing keynote: David Anderson Hooker Ad Building chapel
Noon Lunch The Caf

About Bethel

As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.