Public Concerts & Events


Sustained Interfaith Dialogue: Gender Roles
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Miller Chapel Lobby

What does it mean to be a man in a particular religious tradition? What does it mean to be a woman?

Community members and students are invited to join in on a discussion regarding gender in relation to a variety of faith communities. Respondents include representatives from Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim communities. There will also be opportunity for attendees to pose questions or give comments. A light lunch of salad, pizza and drinks will be offered.

There is no cost for this event. To register, call 717-867-6135 or e-mail nsmith@lvc.edu.


Sustained Interfaith Dialogue: Gender and Equality
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 11 a.m. Miller Chapel Lobby

Is male authority sustained through the law and traditions of your religious practice? What are the consequences for women and the family?

Community members and students are invited to join in on a discussion regarding gender as it impacts a variety of faith communities. Respondents include representatives from Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim communities. There will also be opportunity for attendees to pose questions or give comments. A light lunch of pizza and salad will be offered.

There is no cost for this event. To register, call 717-867-6135 or e-mail nsmith@lvc.edu.


Rosh Chodesh: A Celebration in Supper, Story, and Song
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 5 p.m. in the Mund College Center

All are invited to a celebration of the Jewish festival of Rosh Chodesh. Through good food, inspirational story, and beautiful music, we'll learn about this traditional expression of appreciation for women and the new moon.

$15 General Admission | $5 LVC Faculty & Staff | Free for LVC students via Redbook. To register, call 717-867-6135 or e-mail nsmith@lvc.edu


The Matter of Frank Schaefer: Curio Theater of Philadelphia
Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Miller Chapel

Plans are being laid to bring the world premiere of this play about the life and witness of Lebanon County's Rev. Frank Schaefer to Miller Chapel.  

$15 General Admission | $10 Members of Groups | Free to LVC Students via Redbook.  To register, call 717-867-6135 or e-mail nsmith@lvc.edu.


Sustained Interfaith Dialogue: Medical Ethics -- End-of-Life Decision Making
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 11 a.m. Miller Chapel Lobby

How do religious traditions approach ethical decisions in clinical medicine? What teachings or perspectives come into play?

Community members and students are invited to join in on this discussion regarding medical ethics in relation to a variety of faith communities. Panel respondents include representatives from Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim communities. There will also be opportunity for attendees to pose questions or give comments. A light lunch of pizza and salad will be offered.

There is no cost for this event. To register, call 717-867-6135 or e-mail nsmith@lvc.edu.


Workshop and Concert: African-American Spirituals & Gospel Music
Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Annville UMC and LVC's Miller Chapel

Dr. Tony Leach, faculty of music at Penn State University, will conduct two morning workshops on the choral singing of spirituals and Gospel music before leading a group in rehearsal, all leading up to a public concert at 7:30 p.m. that evening in Miller Chapel.

Select the image to the right for details.

To register, call 717-867-6135 or e-mail nsmith@lvc.edu.


Christmas at the Valley
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Miller Chapel

This worship service of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols includes the Lebanon Valley College Choir, LVC Chamber Choir and LVC Concert Choirs as well as other musical groups and soloists. The readings are those used in the Church of England at Christmas time. There is also a live nativity scene and a reception following each performance.

Admission is free and no tickets are required. A free-will offering is taken for Operation Santa Claus, which provides food, clothing and toys for needy Lebanon County families during the holidays.


OperaLancaster presents "Amahl and the Night Visitors"
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 3 p.m. in Miller Chapel

The tradition continues. The story of a boy’s wondrous encounter with three magi on their way to see the Christ Child comes to life in this beloved one-act opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. Experience a life-changing miracle.

For more information and ticketing, visit www.lancasteropera.org.


Sustained Interfaith Dialogue: Medical Ethics Case Study
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 11 a.m. in Miller Chapel

The panel will discuss one or two medial cases distilled from real-life scenarios.

Community members and students are invited to join in on this discussion regarding medical ethics in relation to a variety of faith communities. Panel respondents include representatives from Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim communities. There will also be opportunity for attendees to pose questions or give comments. A light lunch of pizza and salad will be offered.

There is no cost for this event. To register, call 717-867-6135 or e-mail nsmith@lvc.edu.


Sustained Interfaith Dialogue: Ecology and Tradition
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 11 a.m. in Miller Chapel

What aspects of a tradition's cosmology positively impacts its ecological practices? Are there aspects of religious cosmologies that have a negative impact? If so, how are some practitioners seeking to revise interpretations?

Community members and students are invited to join a discussion regarding science in relation to a variety of faith communities. Respondents include representatives from local Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim communities. There will also be opportunity for attendees to pose questions or give comments. A simple pizza lunch will be offered.

There is no cost for this event. To register, call 717-867-6135 or e-mail nsmith@lvc.edu.


Sustained Interfaith Dialogue: Ecology in a Material World
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 11 a.m. in Miller Chapel

How do religious communities within materialistic cultures cultivate ethical discernment regarding ecology ?

Community members and students are invited to join a discussion regarding science in relation to a variety of faith communities. Respondents include representatives from local Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim communities. There will also be opportunity for attendees to pose questions or give comments. A simple pizza lunch will be offered.

There is no cost for this event. To register, call 717-867-6135 or e-mail nsmith@lvc.edu.


Community Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 2 p.m. - Fields near the Arnold Sports Center

LVC students invite residents of Annville, Cleona, Palmyra and Lebanon to an LVC Community Easter Egg Hunt on the athletic fields near the Arnold Sports Center. Participants will be divided into different age groups. All hunts will be run at the same time on adjacent fields.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 717-867-6135 or e-mail nsmith@lvc.edu.


Baccalaureate
Friday, May 8, 2015 at 6 p.m. in Miller Chapel

Each year on the day of graduation, a special worship service is held in Miller Chapel at 9 a.m. which features a formal academic procession, a distinguished guest speaker, live choral music, and hundreds of exuberant graduates. In 2012 we will welcomed Bishop Peggy Johnson to campus for this occasion.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 717-867-6135 or e-mail nsmith@lvc.edu.


Special Event Parking
For most special events, signage will be posted directing those unable to find street parking to "Additional LVC Parking." This signage will direct guests to the "Red Lot" (indicated by the yellow letter A on the campus map).
An additional sign placed at the bottom of the Pedestrian Bridge (#63 on the campus map) will direct guests to cross over to the Chapel (#4 on the campus map).

Guests unable to traverse steps may be dropped off on the first block of East Sheridan Avenue at the inset curb on the north side of Miller Chapel.


Accessibility
Miller Chapel is wheelchair accessible via a key-operated elevator. Guests who would benefit from its use are encouraged to contact chapel staff at 717-867-6135 with 72 hours advance notice. Drivers should be instructed to drop off and pick up passengers at the temporary parking cut-out directly north of Miller Chapel on the first block of East Sheridan Avenue.

ASL interpretation is available for selected events and can be arranged with at least four weeks advance notice.