TWU invites the community to enjoy three upcoming events

EVENT #1: TWU brings environmental marathon swimmer to Langley to make multi-media presentation on issues and stewardship of B.C.’s rivers

Event: On November 1, Trinity Western University will host a one-hour multi media presentation in which environmental marathon swimmer Finbarr Donnelly takes the audience on a journey down one of the greatest salmon rivers, the Fraser River. Donnelly’s presentation, which is free-of-charge, draws attention to environmental health issues and aims to generate creative, community-based solutions for living sustainably within healthy riversheds.

Date: Thursday, November 1
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Block Hall, Neufeld Science Centre, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Road, Langley
Admission: Free

Background information: Since 1990, Donnelly has made 15 environmental marathon swims, covering more than 3,000 km in B.C.’s rivers, lakes and ocean, including the Fraser and Raush Rivers, Quesnel, Pitt and Williams Lakes, and Georgia and Juan de Fuca Straits. His swims are intended to raise awareness about rivershed ecosystems and to promote active stewardship of B.C.’s rivers. Finbarr has talked to more than 30,000 people in hundreds of B.C. schools and communities. In 1996, he founded and is now the executive director of the Rivershed Society of B.C.

EVENT #2: Favorite performers from TWU’s Chapel, Court and Countryside Series to perform again in upcoming concert

Event: Last season’s best-loved performers in Trinity Western University’s Chapel, Court and Countryside Series will perform again in the second program of the 2001-2002 series on November 4. Allan Thorpe on bassoon, TWU’s Ronald and Ruth Moir on piano and UBC’s Nick Swindale on flute will feature the music of revolutionary France, including a rare performance of composer Beaufarlet-Charpentier’s duet, “Shepherds of Hameau,” obtained by the musicians from the Paris Library in France. Musicians will play French selections on the 18th century bassoon, late 18th century C piano and 18th century wooden flute, conveying authentic sounds from the age when the music was composed.

Date: Sunday, November 4
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Place: Calvin B. Hanson Chapel, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Road, Langley
Admission: By donation
For more information: Contact Ron Moir at 604-535-0656

EVENT #3: TWU professor to make illustrated presentation on authenticity and significance of the most studied artifact in human history, the Shroud of Turin

Event: Through his illustrated presentation that has impressed audience members from throughout the Lower Mainland, Phillip Wiebe, PhD, chair of the department of philosophy at Trinity Western University, will demonstrate his findings on the authenticity and theological significance of the Shroud of Turin. The most studied artifact in human history, the shroud is a burial cloth preserved for as many as 20 centuries, and bears the image of a man showing signs of crucifixion, scourging and other injuries. Wiebe, who has studied the shroud for more than 20 years, will present over 50 items of evidence supporting the authenticity of the cloth, its relevance to the resurrection of Jesus Christ, and its theological significance.

Date: Thursday, November 15
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Place: Block Hall, Neufeld Science Centre, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Road, Langley
Admission: Free

Last Updated: 2012-08-21
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