Student Life

Healing the Unseen Wounds of War

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Friday, November 18, 2011
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After the Yellow Ribbon

Recordings and photos from the After the Yellow Ribbon conference on veterans' issues are now online.

Recordings of lectures and discussions from After the Yellow Ribbon, a Nov. 11-12 conference at Duke Divinity School, are now available on iTunes U.

Combat veterans, pacifists, pastors, and military leaders gathered at the event to discuss how the church, the military, and academia can understand and begin to heal the unseen wounds of war.

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Centering Prayer

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 1:15pm to 2:00pm
0044 Langford
centeringprayer@duke.edu


The Centering Prayer group meets on Tuesdays for prayer and discussion. The open group is led by Sister Joanna Walsh.

Alternative Gift Market Features Nonprofits

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Find gifts that help feed the hungry, heal the sick, and shelter the homeless.

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A sampling of gifts available at the marketChances are that “1,000 servings of fresh produce” and “annual preventive health care for a child” are not on the typical holiday shopper’s list. But at Duke Divinity School’s 23rd Annual Alternative Gift Market today, you can find gifts that help feed the hungry, heal the sick, and shelter the homeless.

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Divinity School Scholarship and Financial Aid Recipients Thank You Letter Writing Event

Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
0012 Westbrook
Carol Rush at (919) 660-3402 or crush@div.duke.edu

The Office of External Relations at Duke Divinity School will hold a thank you letter writing party for scholarship and financial aid recipients to express appreciation to donors. All students receiving aid are required to write the letters by Dec. 16. Donor names and note paper are provided.There also will be a free lunch.

Reservations are required by Nov. 14.

More information or to register

Divinity School Scholarship and Financial Aid Recipients Thank You Letter Writing Party

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
0014 Westbrook Building
Carol Rush at (919) 660-3402 or crush@div.duke.edu

The Office of External Relations at Duke Divinity School will hold a thank you letter writing party for scholarship and financial aid recipients to express appreciation to donors. All students receiving aid are required to write the letters by Dec. 16. Donor names and note paper are provided.There also will be a free lunch.

Reservations are required by Nov. 14.

More information or to make reservations 

Duke Divinity School Housekeeping Staff Christmas Appreciation Luncheon

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Alumni Memorial Common Room
studentlife@div.duke.edu

The Duke Divinity School community will celebrate and show its appreciation for the housekeeping staff during a free luncheon. Donations are being collected by Cathy Watson, administrative assistant for Student Life, in Room 113 of Gray Building. The deadline for donations is noon Nov. 29.

Alternative Christmas Market

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Refectory Hallway
studentlife@div.duke.edu

The 23rd Annual Alternative Christmas Market at Duke Divinity School has a long tradition of offering an opportunity to buy Christmas gifts for individuals while also supporting selected global non-profits as they advocate for social justice, feed the hungry, and work to help economically struggling countries sustain themselves.

Bring cash or a check to make purchases from various non-profits at the market.  Only One World Market accepts credit cards.

"What is Happening in Ethnic Churches in America?" with Rev. Jerry Miller

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
0014 Westbrook
Touger Thao at touger.thao@duke.edu

The Asian Theology Group will host a lecture by the Rev. Jerry Miller, English pastor of First Korean Baptist Church of Raleigh, N.C. He will address questions arising within intergenerational ethnic churches such as how the church is responding to the  primary language of the youth no longer being the same as that of their parents. There also will be a question and answer session.

Food and beverages will be provided.

Constantinople to Istanbul: Sweet and Bitter Memories

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Goodson Chapel

The Duke Orthodox Christian Fellowship will sponsor a Divine Liturgy from 6 to 7 p.m. followed by a talk from 7 to 9 p.m. by Foti Jean-Pierre Fotiu, author of the book "Constantinople," on the struggle of ethnic minorities in Istanbul and his personal experiences living in the region.

Duke Divinity Pentecostals and Charismatics Brown Bag Lunch

Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
110 Gray Building
Russ McDonald at krmcdonald2@gmail.com

The Duke Divinity Pentecostals and Charismatics group will hold a brown bag lunch.

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