As Spiritual Life Week comes to a close, the campus community gathers in Martin Chapel for music, drama, ritual and prayer on the theme blessed are those who haven’t seen and still believe. Christian Parks offers the monologue of Thomas, and all participants are invited to join in a prayer practice, a time of sharing and listening to each others stories. When have we seen Jesus? When didn’t we see Jesus, but wished we had?
Homily – Charlie Tinsley
“You are invited” – Psalm 86:1-13
Preaching Class Students Matt Nyce and Emily Nyce
Lent, wilderness, and welcome – exploring the Christian theme of confession and assurance (there is room for our whole self in God’s presence)
Heidi Winters Vogel, associate professor of theater, presents the monthly University Colloquium address in Mainstage Theater. Heidi’s presentation is entitled “Performing Community: Building Civic Practice Committed to Hospitality and Capacity.” Heidi is committed to using theater as a tool for social justice. This program offers an opportunity to hear more about how she does that.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016: “Chapel” was scattered around campus and hosted by various academic departments. This podcast features the Language and Literature Department:
Becoming Known in the Breaking of Bread – Language and Literature faculty and students share stories about communion through sharing food in the family, classroom, and across borders. Bilingual songs and scripture.
God calls Moses to deliver the Israelites from slavery in Egypt, but in order to hear and respond to this call, Moses must shift his perception of himself and the world in accordance with the character of the Creator God who calls him. How is God also forming, transforming our attention?
Seniors Wesley Wilder and Daniel Barnhart share reflections on their summer Ministry Inquiry Program experiences of exploring a call to ministry.
“Role reversal” John 13:1-9
Serving others—it’s biblical, valuable…and egotistical. Letting others serve us brings them affirmation, makes our shared work more effective, and reminds us that we aren’t the only ones with things to share.
A prayerful service of scripture, readings and singing designed by Kenneth J. Nafziger, Professor of Music, involving the Chamber Singers.