University Chapels

Student Recognition Chapel

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Faculty and Staff in several departments recognize important achievements of students during the fall semester.

“Suspicions of a Black Man” – David Evans

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Dialogue on Race and Diversity week features David Evans speaking on “Suspicions of a Black Man” in university chapel. Dr. David Evans, Assistant Professor of History and Mission at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, reflects on his experience as a black man in the criminal justice system. He says, “My experience added to the data on… Read more »

Inside Athletics: November 21, 2013

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In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about the cross country teams, their successful regional meets, and Hannah Chappell-Dick earning a trip to nationals.  They also give thoughts on the men’s and women’s basketball teams and how each team looked over their opening weekend.

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“The Ordinary Instant” — Jessica Penner ’01

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In her powerful memoir, The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion writes: “Life changes in an instant. The ordinary instant.” Jessica Penner, author of Shaken in the Water, talks about what she is learning about the art of memoir-writing and the need for a writer to make an ordinary extraordinary for the reader. She… Read more »

“Drones, a weapon of war capable of peace” — Dr. Jay Parrish

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In University Chapel, Dr. Jay Parrish, a professional Geo-physicist, talks about the moral/ethical questions and harmful effects of drones, and elaborates on the idea of possible peaceful uses.  

Chapel Worship: Jason Lewkowicz and the Cross-Country Team

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Coach Lewkowicz and the team offer a series of songs, Scripture readings, and reflection from team members, with the central theme of how living in missional community helps us to abide in Christ.

“Take Back the Night – Awakening Hope”

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Mariah Elliott speaks and student leaders from Social Work is People (SWIP) and Campus Ministries lead chapel for Take Back the Night (TBTN) week.

“Abide in the Lord” – Jolee Paden

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What does it mean to abide in the Lord? Jolee Paden, sophomore and president of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), offers prayerful reflections on just that in University Chapel.

“Indigenous Worldview:Values and Christianity” — Cheryl Bear

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University Chapel: Cheryl Bear ’s First Nation community is Nadleh Whut’en First Nation in British Columbia, Canada, and she is from the Bear Clan. She is a multi award winning singer, songwriter and storyteller who shares stories of Indigenous life; the joy, sorrow, faith and journey. Cheryl travels to First Nations communities sharing songs of healing and… Read more »

“Promised Land and Planet with Promise” – Holmes Rolston III

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Holmes Rolston, III is the university distinguished professor of philosophy at Colorado State University, a Templeton prize winner and Gifford lecturer and author of seven books. He addressed University Chapel with, “Promised Land and Planet with Promise.” Ancient Palestine was a promised land. Landscapes east and west, north and south, on six continents have… Read more »