Student Life

Mentoring for Ministry Series Brown-Bag Lunch Features Professor Mary McClintock Fulkerson on the Pauli Murray Project

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
031 Westbrook
Cathy Watson at cwatson@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3548

The next brown-bag lunch session of the Mentoring for Ministry series, "Conversations with...," will feature Mary McClintock Fulkerson, professor of theology at Duke Divinity School, talking about her work with the the Pauli Murray Project. She also will share about her personal journey of faith and vocation at the event, sponsored by the Office of Student Life at the Divinity School.

"Addressing Substance Abuse as the Church" Workshop

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
0012 Westbrook
womenscenter@div.duke.edu

The Women's Center at Duke Divinity School and a team of experts from the fields of pastoral care and counseling, and mental health will hold a free workshop on "Addressing Substance Abuse as the Church."

Alcoholism and other substance addictions affect women, men, and children. This workshop will examine: how ministers should respond to congregants who struggle with substance addictions; how communities of faith promote, enhance, and support recovery for people with addiction as well as their families and friends; and how gender affects addiction and recovery.

A light breakfast and pizza lunch will be provided.

Register by April 11 to attend.

Deacons@Duke Divinity Meeting

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 12:20pm to 1:20pm
0015 Westbrook
andy.keck@duke.edu

Deacons@Duke will hold a lunch featuring United Methodist Deaconess Lisa Bachman with ministries in wellness and evangelism. She will speak about about the United Methodist deaconesses and home missioners, her particular calling, and how it is being met in her current ministry. Anyone is invited to attend.

 

Prison Studies Certificate Information Brown-Bag Lunch

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm
0016 Westbrook
Todd Mayberry (tmayberry@div.duke.edu)

Douglas Campbell, associate professor of New Testament, and Todd Mayberry, director of Academic Formation and Programs, at Duke Divinity School will hold a brown-bag lunch discussion on the Prison Studies Certificate course requirements and related activities. 

Centering Prayer Group Meeting

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 1:15pm to 2:00pm
060 Langford
Sister Joanna Walsh at FCJjoanna@aol.com

The Centering Prayer group at Duke Divinity School meets on Tuesdays at the same time and location as a way of practicing contemplative prayer. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Brown Bag Lunch on "Dislocated Exegesis"with Professor Lauren Winner

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm
110 Gray
Laura Wilson at womenscenter@div.duke.edu

The Women's Center at Duke Divinity School will hold a brown bag lunch with Lauren Winner, assistant professor of Christian spirituality at the school, speaking on "Dislocated Exegesis," focusing on topics pertaining to women and gender. Dislocated exegesis is the practice of reading scripture in unexpected places, potentially unsettling a person's typical reading of the text. 

There also will be time for questions and discussion. The informal event is open to both male and female students.

Transition to Ministry Series, "How to Get Started?: My First Year in the Parish" with Dennis Shephard

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
031 Westbrook
Cathy Watson at cwatson@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3548

The latest seminar in the 2012 Transition to Ministry Professional Series will be on "How to Get Started?: My First Year in the Parish" with Dennis Shephard.

The series focuses on three areas pertaining to the minister's vocational life: "Pastor as Person: Personal Care for Clergy," Pastor as Professional: A Life of Ministry Well-lived," and "Pastor in Community: Love of God and Neighbor through Community Capacity Building."

These seminars are designed to prepare students to transition into ministry for field education placements and after graduation.

Transition to Ministry Series, "Ministry Beyond the Parish: Faith-Based Non-Profits and the Reign of God" with Gaston Warner

Monday, April 2, 2012 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
060 Langford
Cathy Watson at cwatson@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3548

The latest seminar in the 2012 Transition to Ministry Professional Series will be on "Ministry Beyond the Parish: Faith-Based Non-Profits and the Reign of God" with the Rev. Gaston Warner, director of church relations and strategic planning for ZOE Ministry. ZOE Ministry is a relief ministry for orphans in Africa.

The series focuses on three areas pertaining to the minister's vocational life: "Pastor as Person: Personal Care for Clergy," Pastor as Professional: A Life of Ministry Well-lived," and "Pastor in Community: Love of God and Neighbor through Community Capacity Building."

These seminars are designed to prepare students to transition into ministry for field education placements and after graduation.

 

Register for this seminar by email or at (919) 660-3548.

Mentoring for Ministry: Conversation with Professor Lauren Winner

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
031 Westbrook
Cathy Watson at cwatson@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3548

Duke Divinity School Professor Lauren Winner will be the next speaker in The Mentoring for Ministry Program's "Conversations with...",  a series of informal brown bag lunch meetings with faculty, staff, pastors, and others engaged in daily ministry.

Sponsored by the school's Office of Student Life, the lunches give students an opportunity to interact with people on the cutting edge of ministry. They also provide meaningful conversation about journeys of faith and vocation, understanding of challenges and triumphs, and sharing of wisdom for students preparing to enter ministry.

Centering Prayer Group Meeting

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 1:15pm to 2:00pm
060 Langford
Sister Joanna Walsh at FCJjoanna@aol.com

The Centering Prayer group at Duke Divinity School meets on Tuesdays as a way of practicing contemplative prayer. Anyone is welcome to attend.

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