Week of June 17, 2018 - June 23, 2018

Bratt Picnic

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Student Life

Great food, and a great way to get off-campus for a little while. Enjoy BBQ, a campfire, and then a trip to Vic’s ice cream shoppe in Spencerport afterwards! Please RSVP to You can drive yourself so that you can come and stay as long as you’d like OR carpool in a Roberts van. If you need transportation, please email We will depart from the Garlock parking loop at 5:20pm and will return to campus by 8pm. 

Location: Bratt Home


Conference on Ministry

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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The Liberating CrossIn the Hands of a Loving God

Keynote Speaker

Brian Zahnd is founder and lead pastor of Word of Life Church in St. Joseph, Missouri. Zahnd is an acclaimed thought leader and author of many titles including: Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God, Water to Wine, A Farewell To Mars, and Beauty Will Save the World.

Conference Schedule

8:30 a.m. | Registration & Continental Breakfast (included with ticket)

9:00 | Session 1: The Crucified God The centrality of the cross in Christian faith

10:30 | Break

10:50 | Session 2: No More Monster God A critique of crucifixion understood as the wrath of God

12:00 p.m. | Lunch (included with ticket)

1:15 | Session 3: How Did Jesus Understand His Death? The three accomplishments of the cross as  set forth by Jesus in John 12

2:30 | Break

2:50 | Session 4: Lamb of God (The Last Scapegoat) Viewing the cross through the important lens of René Girard

4:00 | Closing and Departure


For questions regarding this event contact Maria Gilluly at or 585.594.6420. 

Location: Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center, 2301 Westside Drive Rochester, NY 14624

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