Maria Swearingen, an associate chaplain at Furman, and her wife, Sally Sarratt, have been called to Calvary Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., to serve as co-pastors. The couple will begin their new jobs at the church Feb. 26, serving at a “progressive Baptist landmark in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C.” The Washington Post reported on the church’s new co-pastors.
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The hour-long performance showcases a wide range of contemporary music. It takes place Saturday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall. Tickets are $5.
Jedidiah Anderson, a visiting assistant professor, is teaching Furman’s first-ever Arabic class, focusing on Shami, the dialect spoken in Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and the Palestinian territories.
Nine faculty members will perform a diverse program of Romantic music by Richard Wagner, Gabriel Fauré, Edvard Grieg, Kurt Atterburg and Paul Richards.