Student Life

Duke Divinity School Annual Broadway Revue (First Performance)

Friday, March 30, 2012 - 7:00pm
Durham Arts Council

The 6th annual Duke Divinity School Broadway Revue fund-raiser will feature two performances of music and dance selections from popular Broadway musicals performed by students, faculty, and staff. The first performance will be March 30 and the second March 31.

Free tickets to the shows will be distributed, at no charge, during the lunch hour March 26-30 outside the Refectory at the Divinity School.

Funds raised will go to ZOE Ministries, a Zimbabwe orphans initiative, to help break the cycle of poverty and dependency.

Office of Student Life Community Supper

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
York Reading Room, Divinity School Library
Cathy Watson at or (919) 660-3548

The Office of Student Life will hold a free dinner for Duke Divinity School students, faculty, and staff as an opportunity for fellowship and to build commmunity.

Register to Cathy Watson by March 12 to attend.

Cokesbury Bookstore Robe Day

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Cokesbury Bookstore, Duke Divinity School
Rebecca T. Turner at or (919) 660-3417

Cokesbury Bookstore Robe Day will feature 15 percent off robes and hoods at the bookstore, which offers a variety of styles.

New Creation Arts Group "Food and Faith" Brown-Bag Lunch with Professor Norman Wirzba and Carole Baker

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
0013 Westbrook
Sarah Howell at

The New Creation Arts Group at Duke Divinity School will hold a brown-bag lunch discussion on "Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating" with Norman Wirzba, research professor of theology, ecology, and rural life at the school, and artist Carole Baker, an ssociate in research, both at the school.

The discussion will be on a book by Wirzba by that name, which is also the theme of the 2012 Duke Divinity School Juried Arts Show: "Food and Faith." Attendees will learn more details about the art show.

"The Art of Ministry in the Midst of Church Conflict" with Dave Odom

Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
031 Westbrook
Cathy Watson at or (919) 660-3548

The Office of Student Life will hold a seminar, "The Art of Ministry in the Midst of Church Conflict," with Dave Odom, executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity School.

This meeting has been rescheduled from an earlier date.

To register or for rescheduling conflicts, contact Cathy Watson.

Mentoring for Ministry Series Offers Conversation and Community

Thursday, February 23, 2012

New “Conversations With…” series gives students a chance to meet informally with faculty and other leaders.


Professor Jennings spoke to students on Feb. 22.“Never forget that you are a human being first. The most important work you will do in ministry is display your humanity.”

At a recent Mentoring for Ministry’s “Conversations With…” brown-bag lunch, Willie Jennings, associate professor of theology and Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School, offered these words of advice and more to students preparing for ministry.

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Spring 2012 Arts Exhibit

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

New Creation Arts Group calling for submissions to exhibit on food and faith.


2011 Juried Arts Show winning entry, Franciscan Sandwich, Breaking Bread, by student Tyler MahoneyThe New Creation Arts Group is calling for submissions from students, faculty, staff, alumni, and immediate family members for Duke Divinity School’s Spring 2012 Juried Arts Exhibit by March 16.

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"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

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

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 ( or Ryan Nilsen (

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.