Student Speakers

Holy Week Chapel: “Alfombra” – Latino Student Alliance

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

The community gathered around the alfombra created by the Latino Student Alliance engaging themes of acceptance, goodness, and grace with the alfombra as a visual invitation for prayer and reflection.

Seminary Capstone Presentation: Jake Kave

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Jake Kave, “Evangelism in a Pluralistic Society” Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in the spring,… Read more »

Inauguration Chapel: Celebrating Student-Centered Leadership

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Gather for student leader perspectives on celebrating student-centered leadership and offering a prayerful blessing for Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman during this week of inauguration activities. Several student musical groups enhance this time of worship, celebration and blessing. Reflections – Quinn Kathrineberg, Ariel Barbosa and Abigail Shelly. Stings Ensemble – Jacinda Stahly, Isaac Dahl, Quinn… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation: Steve Wilcox

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Steve Wilcox, “Do we need church?” Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in the spring, producing… Read more »

Washington Community Scholars’ Center (WCSC)

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Students from the Washington Community Scholars’ Center (WCSC) report on their experiences in the capital city.

Seminary Capstone Presentation: Julie Nitzsche

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Julie Nitzsche, “Becoming an Intergenerational Community of Faith” Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in the… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation: Andrea Yoder

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Andrea Yoder, “Why did you come and why have you stayed?  Examining the role and efficacy of seminary training in light of the current, broad ‘Church Climate’” Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation: Sarah Payne

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Sarah Payne, “The Painful Practice of Hope” Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in the spring,… Read more »

2017 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

& Student Speakers.

Seven students participated in the 2017  C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on March 24. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in a short speech (8-10 min): 4:00–Molly White, Ruth’s Activism: Christianity, Identity, and Justice, senior Peacebuilding and Development major from Louisville, KY 13:58–Diego Barahona, Toda la sobra de lo… Read more »

Voices for Peace & Women’s Choir

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear the Women’s Choir and portions of student prepared speeches highlighting many forms of peace as part of the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest. The full speeches can be heard TONIGHT – Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in Martin Chapel (Seminary Building). Diego Barahona “Toda la sobra de lo que se llevaron”… Read more »