Salina, KS

Now: 74 °

Currently: Fair

Hi: 91 ° | Lo: 69 °

Public hearing airs disagreements about Wichita State chapel

KSAL StaffOctober 31, 2015

A member of a panel discussing renovations of a Wichita State University chapel says she agrees that the chapel should be open to all races and faiths but only if those using the chapel are encouraged to become Christians.

Lisa Ritchie was the only opponent of the renovations on the panel, which held a public hearing Friday to air disagreements about the chapel renovations.

The May renovation of the Harvey D. Grace Memorial Chapel removed an altar and replaced pews with chairs. Supporters said it made the chapel a more flexible worship space. Opponents contended the renovations favored Muslims over Christians.

The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/1NfWhIu) Wichita State vice president Eric Sexton said a committee overseeing the chapel will consider the input from Friday’s meeting and might make changes.


Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com.

Copyright © Rocking M Media, 2018. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Rocking M Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS

RELATED POSTS

Fort Hays State University could be generating electricity from wind turbines in the next few weeks

Fort Hays State Gets $1.2 Million Gift

December 13, 2017 4:25 am

Tyson Not Coming to Wichita

December 8, 2017 8:46 am

STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Strategic Doing Workshops...
July 21, 2018Comments
Be Snake Savvy, Be Safe O...
July 21, 2018Comments
Museum Planning Super Sto...
July 21, 2018Comments
Primary Dilemma For Kansa...
July 21, 2018Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2018 - EEO  - KDJM  - KABI  - KSAL-AM  - KSAL-FM  - KVOB  - KYEZ  - KZUH