Micah Mandate

The Magazine of the J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice at Trevecca Nazarene University.

Trevecca to highlight local organizations that empower youth through art

By Bailey Basham Nearly 100 ballerinas will be on Trevecca’s campus this weekend. The J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice will host “The Art of Justice: Using Creativity to Change the World,” a weekend-long celebration to highlight youth organizations in Nashville who use art to do social justice in youth communities. The keynote event will be the Rejoice School of Ballet spring recital. Among the other youth art organizations are Courage Unmasked, Harvest Hands Humphrey Street Coffee Company, local artists and a local community theatre company. These organizations will have booths set up to give out information about their organizations. “I see many individuals who use different forms of the arts, whether it’s therapeutic

Trevecca’s Urban Farm Barn Dance a success

By Griffin Dunn More than 100 people attended the first annual Trevecca Urban Farm Barn Dance this weekend. The dance was the first fundraiser held in the new barn on campus. The $5 entry fee was used to raise funds for future farm projects, said Jason Adkins, farm manager. This video was originally posted on the website for the TrevEchoes, the student-run newspaper of Trevecca Nazarene University.

Alumni practices his faith at Trevecca Urban Farm

Carlson Grae holding Rosa, one of Trevecca’s baby goats. By Montgomery Sparrow Carlson Grae is finding the Trevecca Urban Farm to be a great place to practice his faith while he’s earning his master’s degree in religion. Grae, the part-time farm hand, joined the staff last fall. He provides assistance to Jason Adkins, Trevecca’s environmental projects coordinator, with general activity on Trevecca’s Urban Farm and who also is a creative force to create programs to enlist more volunteers. “I don’t know how I would run the farm without him. He is a creative thinker, a heavy lifter, and a hard worker.” Adkins said. “To be a farmer, you have to be a total person, and Carlson is one of those total people that you hope to come along.”

Freshman missionary makes home at Trevecca

by Sydney Wiseman Five private international schools, four countries, and three different languages. Lexi Sunberg, freshman social justice major, is adapting to life at Trevecca after spending all her growing up years on the mission field. Sunberg was born in Kansas City and then was moved to Russia when she was just five-weeks-old. Her parents are missionaries. “I know a lot of people who don’t enjoy it. It’s normal life to me. I love it,” said Sunberg on the life of a missionary kid, “I really like to travel, meeting people, and hearing stories. There are some pretty awesome people

Trevecca to highlight local organizations that empower youth through art

By Bailey Basham Nearly 100 ballerinas will be on Trevecca’s campus this weekend. The J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice will host “The Art of Justice: Using Creativity to Change the World,” a weekend-long celebration to highlight youth organizations in Nashville who use art to do social justice in youth communities. The keynote event will be the Rejoice School of Ballet spring recital. Among the other youth art organizations are Courage Unmasked, Harvest Hands Humphrey Street Coffee Company, local artists and a local community theatre company. These organizations will have booths

Trevecca to highlight local organizations that empower youth through art

By Bailey Basham Nearly 100 ballerinas will be on Trevecca’s campus this weekend. The J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice will host “The Art of Justice: Using Creativity to Change the World,” a weekend-long celebration to highlight youth organizations in Nashville who use art to do social justice in youth communities. The keynote event will be the Rejoice School of Ballet spring recital. Among the other youth art organizations are Courage Unmasked, Harvest Hands Humphrey Street Coffee Company, local artists and a local community theatre company. These organizations will have booths