Student Life

"When Honoring Your Call Calls You Into Conflict" with Jimmy Creech

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm
OO14 Westbrook
Joanna Mayer at mayer@nc.rr.com or Ryan Nilsen at rbnilse@gmail.com

Sacred Worth, a Duke Divinity School student group, and DukeOUT will sponsor a talk on "When Honoring Your Call Calls You Into Conflict" by Divinity School alumnus Jimmy Creech, a former United Methodist Church minister and author of "Adam's Gift." A free lunch will be provided. Register by Nov. 11. 

Manos Unidas Welcome Lunch

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 12:25pm to 1:30pm
0013 Westbrook
irmillan@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3545

Manos Unidas, a revived Duke Divinity School student group focused on ministry, fellowship and service with Latino communities, will hold a welcome lunch. Attendees will receive a free lunch featuring Mexican food.

The group discusses issues affecting the Latino community abroad and in North Carolina, including how the doubling of the Hispanic population in the last decade in the state has affected the corporate and local church. In addition to lunch discussions throughout the academic year, the group will sponsor excursions to ministries and non-profits working with Latino communities and provide opportunities to worship in Spanish.

“Soldiers of Conscience” Movie Screening Hosted by Milites Christi

Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
0014 Westbrook
logan.mehl.laituri@duke.edu or alaina.kleinbeck@duke.edu

Milites Christi will host the screening of the Emmy award-winning documentary, "Soldiers of Conscience." The film is about soldiers in the Iraq War struggling with the morality of killing.

Free pizza will be served.

Divinity Student Council Student Activities Fair

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm
Westbook Hallway
scott.himel@duke.edu or sdp21@duke.edu

The Office of Student Life and the Divinity School Council will sponsor a Student Activities Fair for students to learn more about and participate in the different groups and programs at the Divinity School. Representatives will be present to talk about their organizations, and there will be sign-up sheets to join.

Potluck Dinner Honoring International Students

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Alumni Memorial Common Room
christina.holder@duke.edu or Justin Maynard (jmaynard612@gmail.com)

Internationally Minded People of Faith will hold a potluck dinner honoring international students. Bring a dish or dessert to share. Drinks will be provided. There will be a short meeting after dinner to discuss upcoming events for the semester. IMPF is a Duke Divinity School student group that aims to partner with international friends in ministry and to advocate for justice issues throughout the world.

Register by Sept. 12 and indicate the dish you plan to bring.

Basin and Towel Kick-Off Service Event

Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
Goodson Chapel
katherine.hester@gmail.com

Basin and Towel will hold its Kick-Off Service Event beginning with morning worship in Goodson Chapel at 8:30. It will be followed by performing service in the Durham community and a community lunch on campus. Participants will be volunteering at several service organizations including SEEDS, TROSA and the Ronald McDonald House. Wearing work clothes is suggested.

2011 Field Ed Photography Exhibit Set Up

Monday, September 12, 2011 - 10:00am
Student Lounge, Gray Building
newcreationartsgroup@gmail.com

New Creation Arts Group will be setting up the 2011 Field Education Photography Exhibit. Volunteers to help are welcome.

Centering Prayer Group

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 1:15pm to 2:00pm
0044 Langford
Sr. Joanna Walsh at fcjjoanna@aol.com

The Duke Divinity School Centering Prayer Group holds discussion and prayer each Tuesday at the same time and location. The session is open to Duke University students, faculty and staff. Centering prayer is a method of contemplative prayer or Christian meditation, with an emphasis on inner silence. The weekly session includes practice of the prayer and teaching about the method. Those new to this form of prayer are welcome.

Centering Prayer Group

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 1:15pm to 2:00pm
0044 Langford
Sr. Joanna Walsh at fcjjoanna@aol.com

The Duke Divinity School Centering Prayer Group holds discussion and prayer each Tuesday at the same time and location. The session is open to Duke University students, faculty and staff. Centering prayer is a method of contemplative prayer or Christian meditation, with an emphasis on inner silence. The weekly session includes practice of the prayer and teaching about the method. Those new to this form of prayer are welcome.

Centering Prayer Group

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 1:15pm to 2:00pm
0044 Langford
Sr. Joanna Walsh at fcjjoanna@aol.com

The Duke Divinity School Centering Prayer Group holds discussion and prayer each Tuesday at the same time and location. The session is open to Duke University students, faculty and staff. Centering prayer is a method of contemplative prayer or Christian meditation, with an emphasis on inner silence. The weekly session includes practice of the prayer and teaching about the method. Those new to this form of prayer are welcome.

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