Student Life

BSU Symposium on "'Speak!' Young Black Preaching in the 21st Century"

Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Goodson Chapel
bsu.dukediv@gmail.com or (704) 277-3752

The Black Seminarians Union at Duke Divinity School will host an anniversary symposium, "'Speak!' Young Black Preaching in the 21st Century." Eric Greaux Jr., professor of religion at Winston-Salem State University, will be the guest preacher,  and the Rev. K. Monet Rice, associate chaplain at Wake Forest University, will be the guest lecturer.

The free symposium, which is open to the public, also will offer workshops on “Cultivating Authentic Voice,” “The Preacher & Social Media,” and “Who is My Community?”

 

 

A Day in the Life of a Military Chaplain

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 12:30pm
0013 Westbrook Building
Alexis Arzuaga (alexis.arzuaga@duke.edu)

The Milites Christi  student group at Duke Divinity School will hold a discussion, "A Day in the Life of a Military Chaplain," for students interested in military chaplaincy with Mary Beerswith, a Divinity School graduate and U.S. Army chaplain.

Topics will include daily responsibilites of military chaplains as well as how they relate to service members and their families.

'Sanctuary for the Sexually Abused: An Introduction to Pastoral Care' Conference

Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
0016 Westbrook Building
Adam Baker (adam.baker@duke.edu )

Duke Divinity School will host a conference, "Sanctuary for the Sexually Abused: An Introduction to Pastoral Care." Topics will include the reality and prevalance of sexual abuse, the effect of sexual abuse on the body and mind, theological engagement with sexual abuse, and practical pastoral care and advocacy for sexual abuse survivors.

The conference will feature presentations by Warren Kinghorn, assistant professor of psychiatry and pastoral and moral theology at the school; the Rev. Elaine Heath, professor of evangelism at Perkins School of Theology, co-founder of the Missional Wisdom Foundation, and author of "We Were the Least of These: Reading the Bible with Survivors of Sexual Abuse; Morven Baker, clinical counselor with expertise in the support and treatment of survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence, and founder of Ashland Women's Counseling Center; and Andrew Schmutzer, professor of biblical studies at Moody Bible Institute and editor/author of "The Long Journey Home: Understanding and Ministering to Survivors of Sexual Abuse."

This conference is sponsored by the Divinity School Office of the Academic Dean, Office of Student Life, Divinity School Council, Graduate and Professional Student Council of Duke University, Union Grove United Methodist Church, the Divinity Women's Center, the Sacred Worth student group, the Asian Theology Club, and New Creation Arts student group.

The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited, and registration is required.

Register

Project Bri(DDD)ge Reunion Dinner

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 5:30pm
Alumni Memorial Common Room
Cathy Watson (cwatson@div.duke.edu)

Duke Divinity School will hold a reunion dinner for all alumni of Project Bri(DDD)ge (Building Relationships In Durham through Duke Divinity Graduate Education), followed by a time of reflection on their experiences and sharing of ideas on how to make the project even better.

The week-long, pre-orientation program is for entering Divinity School students seeking to nurture Christian outreach within the Durham community and bridge areas of separation.

Register to attend.

Senior Class/Upcoming Graduates Meeting

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 12:30pm
0016 Westbrook Building
Office of Student and Community Life

The Office of Student and Community Life will hold a meeting for all Duke Divinity students expected to graduate May 2014. The meeting topics include logistics for the Divinity School Baccalaureate Service and Duke University Commencement. This meeting was rescheduled from Feb. 12.

Women's Week Mission Project

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 9:00am to Friday, February 14, 2014 - 5:00pm
Divinity Women's Center and Student Lounge, 00 Level of Gray Building
Sara Bayles (sara.bayles@duke.edu) or Andrew Klumpp (andrew.klumpp@duke.edu)

The Divinity Women's Center will hold a mission project collecting gently used clothing to donate to local women's shelters as part of Women's Week on Feb. 10-14. This year Women's Week celebrates the 40th anniversary of the center.

Boxes to put clothing donations in will be located in the Women's Center and in the Student Lounge until the end of the day Feb. 14.

CANCELLED: Women's Week Community Supper

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 5:30pm
Alumni Memorial Common Room
Office of Student and Community Life

The Divinity Women's Center and the Office of Community Life at Duke Divinity School will hold a community supper in celebration of the work being done by female students, staff, and faculty at the school.

The free dinner is part of Women's Week on Feb. 10-14. This year the week also celebrates the 40th anniversary of the women's center.

CANCELLED: Jill Raitt Lecture with Union Seminary President Serene Jones

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 12:30pm
0016 Westbrook Building
Sara Bayles (sara.bayles@duke.edu) or Andrew Klumpp (andrew.klumpp@duke.edu)

The Divinity Women's Center will sponsor the 2014 Jill Raitt Lecture featuring Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Lunch will be provided.

The lecture is open to all students, faculty, and staff. It is sponsored annually by the women's center in honor of Jill Raitt, the first tenured female faculty member at Duke Divinity School.

CANCELLED: Panel Discussion on Women in the Church and Academy

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 12:30pm
0012 Westbrook Building
Sara Bayles (sara.bayles@duke.edu) or Andrew Klumpp (andrew.klumpp@duke.edu)

The Divinity Women's Center will hold a panel discussion on women in the church and academy in various ministerial capacities featuring several deans from Duke Divinity School. Panelists will be Laceye Warner, executive vice dean, Sujin Pak, associate dean for academic programs, and Susan P. Jones, associate dean for United Methodist initiatives and ministerial formation.

The event is part of Women's Week on Feb. 10-14. This year Women's Week celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Divinity Women's Center.

Lunch will be provided.

Women's Week Celebration Offers Prayer Stations

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 9:00am
Divinity Student Lounge, 0 level of Gray Building
Sara Bayles (sara.bayles@duke.edu) or Andrew Klumpp (andrew.klumpp@duke.edu)

The Divinity Women's Center will sponsor prayer stations in the student lounge in collaboration with the New Creation Arts student group as part of Women's Week on Feb. 10-14. This year Women's Week celebrates the 40th anniversary of the center.

Duke Divinity School students, faculty, and staff are invited to visit the lounge throughout the day for prayer and spiritual reflection.

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