Month: June 2018

Preacher of the Week: The Rev. Starsky D. Wilson

The Rev. Starsky D. Wilson is a pastor, philanthropist and activist pursuing God’s vision of community marked by justice, peace and love. He will serve as Lakeside’s Preacher of the Week from July 1-6. This week is supported by the Gretchen A. Curtis Endowment. The Rev. Wilson is Pastor of Saint John’s Church (The Beloved […]

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Fourth of July Celebration

Lakeside Chautauqua’s Fourth of July celebration begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 4 with the popular Children’s Bike Parade departing from Perry Park. Participants of all ages should arrive early with an already-decorated bike. In advance of the Children’s Bike Parade, we encourage families to designate a place for children to find their families after […]

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Sunday Spotlight: 2018 Photo/Video Intern

Name: Danielle Zoellner Hometown: Milan, OH College: Mount Vernon Nazarene University Major/Minor: Journalism and Media Production/Graphic Design and Intercultural Studies How did you hear about Lakeside, or what is your Lakeside story? I heard about Lakeside for the first time at a Career Fest in Columbus, OH. Even though I have lived in such close […]

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Why I Returned to Lakeside

Staff Blogger: Sammi Piroska, Print/Visual Communications Intern On Sunday, May 14, 2017, I was full of excitement as I drove through the South Gate to 645 Sycamore Ave., where my peers awaited each other’s arrival. Each intern settled into their room and laughter filled the house as more and more people settled in. As move-in […]

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15 Authors Visiting Lakeside This Summer

Staff Blogger: Kelsey Pepa, Digital Communications Coordinator As a part of the Chautauqua Lecture Series, Faith for Living Hour and for select evenings in Hoover Auditorium, 15 authors and illustrators will be sharing their talents, expertise and experience with the Lakeside community this summer. Mark your calendars and get these books on your summer reading […]

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Preacher of the Week: Carl McColman

Carl McColman, a contemplative writer, speaker, retreat leader and catechist, will serve as Lakeside’s Preacher of the Week from June 24-28. This week is supported by the Hottenroth Family. McColman will lead the 10:30 a.m. Hoover Community Worship Service on Sunday, June 24. In recognition of Hoover Auditorium’s 90th Anniversary, this worship service will include […]

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Religious Life Department Presents Musical Opportunities

Guest Blogger: Michael Shirtz, Coordinator of Religious Life Music When it comes to views on religion and faith, music has the ability to give lives meaning in different ways. Martin Luther once said, “Next to the Word of God, music is the greatest treasure in the world.” Whether we are at a concert, in a […]

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Grow the mind, body and spirit

Staff Blogger: Alana Tarry, Director of Development Dedicated and compassionate Lakesiders, Howard and Joann Strauch, have a long and meaningful history with Lakeside Chautauqua. Howard was first introduced through his Methodist Youth Fellowship group in 1944, and Joann had known of Lakeside for many years before her first visit during the summer of 1968. Howard […]

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Meet the 2018 Teen Center Leaders

Staff Blogger: Lexie Digby, Marketing & Graphic Design Manager As the Teen Center enters its third year of operation, two new leaders are preparing for another great year. Molly McConnell, of Wilmington, N.C., is pursuing a degree in secondary English education at East Carolina University. After just earning her associate’s degree at Cape Fear Community […]

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Rhein Center instructor gives back with Abandoned Art

Guest Blogger: Bev Beatty, Rhein Center Instructor For the past decade, I have been privileged to teach art classes at the Rhein Center. I will be in Lakeside again to teach classes during Weeks 1, 2, 5 and 6, and I want to give something back to Lakesiders. Every day during the weeks that I […]

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