Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Join SPU’s Gospel Choir for an evening of prayers, music, and ecumenical readings celebrating Black History Month. The choir is led by Stephen Newby, associate professor of music and well-known composer, conductor, gospel and jazz vocalist, and pianist. The event begins at 9 p.m. in First Free Methodist Church, adjacent to campus.
Symphony Orchestra in Concert
Thursday, March 2, 2017
This select ensemble of strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments will perform in First Free Methodist Church beginning at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and wheelchair accessible.
Men’s and Women’s Choirs in Concert
Friday, March 3, 2017
Come hear some of the best music written and arranged for men’s and women’s voices during this concert in First Free Methodist Church beginning at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and wheelchair accessible.
Percussion Ensemble Concert
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
The ensemble, featuring traditional and classical music as well as historic compositions on drums and other percussion instruments, will perform in First Free Methodist Church beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The Founding of Seattle Pacific
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
SPU’s Friends of the Library hosts this special event featuring a panel discussion of Howard Snyder’s new book, Rooted in Mission: The Founding of Seattle Pacific University 1891–1916. Dr. Snyder along with other SPU faculty and staff will discuss the founding of Seattle Seminary within the context of Seattle as a growing urban center.
Choirs in Concert
Friday, March 10, 2017
The Chamber and Concert Choirs perform their winter concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. in First Free Methodist Church. This event is free and wheelchair accessible.
American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Founder of the Equal Justice Initiative and a professor of law at New York University School of Law, Bryan Stevenson has received national acclaim for his work challenging bias against the poor and people of color. He is the guest speaker in chapel at 11:10 a.m. in Brougham Pavilion on campus. Stevenson is the author of the New York Times bestseller and memoir Just Mercy, which personalizes his many fights against injustice. An inspiring and unflinchingly honest speaker, Stevenson will talk about defending some of America’s most rejected and marginalized people. The stories he tells are heartbreaking, yet inspiring, and motivate audiences to make a change. His lecture with Seattle Arts & Lectures series is sold out, so don't miss this opportunity.
Graduate Business Programs
March 29, 2017
At this open house hosted by the School of Business, Government, and Economics, learn about the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Information Systems Management (MS-ISM), and Master of Arts in Human Resources (MAM-HR) programs.
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Enjoy an afternoon of vocal and instrumental masterworks from the Renaissance and Baroque eras celebrating SPU Music Department’s new organ and highlighting faculty performances. The concert at 4 p.m. in Nickerson Studios will feature faculty members Les Martin, organ; Brian Chin, trumpet; Chérie Hughes, soprano; Dave Krosschell, sackbut, trombone; Danny Helseth, euphonium; Catherine Haight, soprano; Jan Nelson, alto; and Brad Hawkins, cello.
Monday, April 17, 2017
An interactive event featuring SPU Associate Professor of Art Scott Kolbo and the iconoclast band TORCH (Brian Chin, trumpets; Eric Likkel, clarinets; Steve Schermer, double bass; and Ben Thomas, vibes | percussion | bandoneón). The four classical elements of earth, fire, wind, and water will be depicted through music and brought to life with moving canvas imagery. The free event begins at 7:30 p.m. in First Free Methodist Church.
Leading at the Speed of Trust
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Based on his book, The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything, Stephen M.R. Covey brings practical and inspirational insights to the topic of trust. The Lessons in Leadership series is presented by the SPU School of Business, Government, and Economics and the SPU Center for Integrity in Business.
Seattle Pacific Seminary Immersion
Thursday, April 20, 2017
If you’ve ever wondered whether seminary was for you, plan to attend this special day of information, community, classroom participation, and a late night social outing with seminary students.