Student Life

Sangwoo Kim Named Dempster Scholar

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

The graduate fellowship supports students who are training to serve the UMC.

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Sangwoo KimSangwoo Kim, a fourth-year Th.D. student at Duke Divinity School, has been named a Dempster Scholar by the United Methodist Church's General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM).

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Duke Divinity School Annual Broadway Revue (Second Performance)

Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 7:00pm
Durham Arts Council
lindsey.baynham@duke.edu

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 one 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.

"Ordination and Sexuality in the Presbyterian Church" Discussion by Sacred Worth

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 12:20pm to 1:30pm
0012 Westbrook
Lynda Berg (lynda.berg@duke.edu) or Ryan Nilsen (rbnilsen@gmail.com)

Sacred Worth, a Duke Divinity School student group, will hold a discussion on "Ordination and Sexuality in the Presbyterian Church" about the newest changes in ordination as it relates to sexual orientation in the Presbyterian Church USA.  A recently ordained pastor will speak about her experiences and struggles throughout the ordination process.

Duke Divinity School Annual Broadway Revue (First Performance)

Friday, March 30, 2012 - 7:00pm
Durham Arts Council
lindsey.baynham@duke.edu

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 cwatson@div.duke.edu 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 rturner@cokesbury.com 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 sarahstocktonhowell@gmail.com

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 cwatson@div.duke.edu 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.

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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.

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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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