IWU Chapel Service to Welcome the Class of 2010
August 18, 2006
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Illinois Wesleyan University's Chaplain's Office and the Evelyn
Chapel Advisory Board will welcome new students with a service for the Class of 2010
on Sunday, Aug. 27, at 10 a.m. in Evelyn Chapel, 1301 N. Park St., in Bloomington.
The event is free and open to the public.
Dennis E. Groh, University Chaplain and professor of humanities and archaeology, will
share his sermon, titled "Starting on Your Longest Voyage." Using biblical and historical
references, Groh will provide first-year students with information that is essential
to successfully beginning their college careers.
A specialist in early Christianity and the archaeology of Israel in the Roman and
Byzantine periods, Groh, class of '61, has authored, co-authored or co-edited five
books and more than 100 articles, notes and reviews. He has also contributed to a
sixth book, written with James F. Strange and Thomas R. W. Longstaff, which will be
published this year by E.J. Brill of Leiden.
Groh, who is actively interested in inter-faith dialogue, is an ordained Elder of
the United Methodist Church (Northern Illinois Conference).
For additional information, contact the Illinois Wesleyan University Chaplain's Office
at (309) 556-3005, or e-mail Chaplain Groh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Sherry Wallace, (309) 556-3181