Student Life

"Creating with God: The Holy Confusing Blessedness of Pregnancy" Brown-Bag Lunch with Chaplain Sarah Jobe

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
110 Gray
womenscenter@div.duke.edu

The Duke Divinity School Women's Center will hold a brown-bag lunch with chaplain Sarah Jobe discussing her recent book, "Creating with God: The Holy Confusing Blessedness of Pregnancy."

New Creation Concert Series

Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Goodson Chapel
Sarah Howell at sarahstocktonhowell@gmail.com

New Creation Arts Group at Duke Divinity School will hold a concert featuring divinity students Aaron Jones, Dave Swanson, and Marcus Walton performing a musical showcase of songs. The goal of the concert is to engage and encourage the creative talents of the student body, staff, and faculty.

Scared Worth Screening and Discussion of Film, "After Stonewall," Sexuality and Theology (Part 2)

Monday, February 27, 2012 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
0014 Westbrook
Lynda Berg (lynda.berg@duke.edu) or Ryan Nilsen (rbnilsen@gmail.com)

Scared Worth at Duke Divinity School will present a dinner screening of clips from the film, "After Stonewall," the second film in a two-part documentary. The goup will then discuss the film, and issues of sexuality and theology. The film explores the narrative of the LGBTQ community in the United States from the beginning of the 20th century to the present.

Register with Lynda Berg or Ryan Nilsen for dinner.

Scared Worth Screening and Discussion of Film, "Before Stonewall," Sexuality and Theology (Part I)

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 12:20pm to 1:30pm
0014 Westbrook
Lynda Berg at lynda.berg@duke.edu or Ryan Nilsen at rbnilsen@gmail.com

Scared Worth at Duke Divinity School will present a lunch screening of clips from the first film, "Before Stonewall," in a two-part documentary, and then hold a group discussion on the film, and issues of sexuality and theology.

This is the first film in a two-part documentary exploring the narrative of the LGBTQ community in the United States from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. The second film, "After Stonewall," will be shown Feb. 27.

Register with Lynda Berg or Ryan Nilsen for lunch.

Mentoring for Ministry: "Conversation with ... Professor Willie Jennings" Brown Bag Lunch

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
031 Westbrook
Cathy Watson at cwatson@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3548

The Office of Student Life will hold its next Mentoring for Ministry event, "Conversation with ... Professor Willie Jennings," on discernment and ministerial calling.

Register to attend this brown-bag lunch featuring Jennings, associate professor of theology and black church studies at Duke Divinity School.



"Stories of Sexual Identity" Brown-Bag Lunch

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
0012 Westbrook
jason.evans@duke.edu

There will be a brown-bag lunch on "Stories of Sexual Identity" featuring a panel discussion with a third-year Duke Divinity School M.Div. student, a preceptor, and a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student sharing about being Christian and falling in love with someone of the same gender, their faith being challenged by issues of sexuality, and accepting their sexual orientation yet choosing to remain celibate.

There also will be a question and answer session.

Transition to Ministry Seminar: "Ministerial Ethics" with Ken Carter

Monday, February 20, 2012 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
0013 Westbrook
Cathy Watson at cwatson@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3548

Ken Carter, the superintendent of the Waynesville District of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, will speak on "Ministerial Ethics" at the next Transition to Ministry Seminar.

Carter has served in ministry for 28 years, most recently at Providence United Methodist Church in Charlotte, N.C. He is a member of the Duke Divinity School's Board of Visitors, a former chair of his conference's Board of Ordained Ministry, and chair of the Western North Carolina Conference delegation to the 2012 General Conference.

Lunch will be served to those who register to attend the seminar.

Register

"Black, White, and Baptist" Panel Discussion and Dinner Sponsored by Baptist House of Studies

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
York Reading Room, Duke Divinity Library
Callie Davis at (919) 660-3599 or cdavis@div.duke.edu

The Baptist House of Studies at Duke Divinity School will hold a dinner and a panel discussion, "Black, White, and Baptist" about issues of ethnicity and culture as they relate to Christian and denominational identities

Panelists will include M.Div. students, and professors Stephen Chapman and William Turner sharing their personal and ministerial stories about whether their ethnicities shaped their denominational identities, and how they see themselves and their ministries today. The goal is for attendees to learn from the panelists' experiences how to improve relationships with fellow Christians in their classrooms and congregations.

"Claiming an Authoritative Voice" Brown-Bag Lunch with Daphne Wiggins-Obie

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 12:20pm to 1:20pm
0015 Westbrook
Cathy Watson at cwatson@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3548

The Duke Divinity School Women’s Center and the Black Seminarians Union will sponsor a brown-bag lunch with Daphne Wiggins-Obie, associate pastor of Union Baptist Church in Durham, N.C. She will discuss the importance of women, especially during the ordination process, to claim an authoritative voice.

Wiggins-Obie brings over 20 years of ministry experience to teach and dialogue concerning women locating their authentic place in ministry.

Service of the Word with Jonathan Andersen Preaching

Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 11:25am to 12:15pm
Goodson Chapel
dsteenburg@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3539

Jonathan Andersen, a Duke Divinity School student, will preach at this public worship service.

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