Women’s Center

'Sanctuary for the Sexually Abused: An Introduction to Pastoral Care' Conference

Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
0016 Westbrook Building
Adam Baker (adam.baker@duke.edu )

Duke Divinity School will host a conference, "Sanctuary for the Sexually Abused: An Introduction to Pastoral Care." Topics will include the reality and prevalance of sexual abuse, the effect of sexual abuse on the body and mind, theological engagement with sexual abuse, and practical pastoral care and advocacy for sexual abuse survivors.

The conference will feature presentations by Warren Kinghorn, assistant professor of psychiatry and pastoral and moral theology at the school; the Rev. Elaine Heath, professor of evangelism at Perkins School of Theology, co-founder of the Missional Wisdom Foundation, and author of "We Were the Least of These: Reading the Bible with Survivors of Sexual Abuse; Morven Baker, clinical counselor with expertise in the support and treatment of survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence, and founder of Ashland Women's Counseling Center; and Andrew Schmutzer, professor of biblical studies at Moody Bible Institute and editor/author of "The Long Journey Home: Understanding and Ministering to Survivors of Sexual Abuse."

This conference is sponsored by the Divinity School Office of the Academic Dean, Office of Student Life, Divinity School Council, Graduate and Professional Student Council of Duke University, Union Grove United Methodist Church, the Divinity Women's Center, the Sacred Worth student group, the Asian Theology Club, and New Creation Arts student group.

The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited, and registration is required.

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Women's Week Mission Project

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 9:00am to Friday, February 14, 2014 - 5:00pm
Divinity Women's Center and Student Lounge, 00 Level of Gray Building
Sara Bayles (sara.bayles@duke.edu) or Andrew Klumpp (andrew.klumpp@duke.edu)

The Divinity Women's Center will hold a mission project collecting gently used clothing to donate to local women's shelters as part of Women's Week on Feb. 10-14. This year Women's Week celebrates the 40th anniversary of the center.

Boxes to put clothing donations in will be located in the Women's Center and in the Student Lounge until the end of the day Feb. 14.

CANCELLED: Women's Week Community Supper

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 5:30pm
Alumni Memorial Common Room
Office of Student and Community Life

The Divinity Women's Center and the Office of Community Life at Duke Divinity School will hold a community supper in celebration of the work being done by female students, staff, and faculty at the school.

The free dinner is part of Women's Week on Feb. 10-14. This year the week also celebrates the 40th anniversary of the women's center.

CANCELLED: Jill Raitt Lecture with Union Seminary President Serene Jones

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 12:30pm
0016 Westbrook Building
Sara Bayles (sara.bayles@duke.edu) or Andrew Klumpp (andrew.klumpp@duke.edu)

The Divinity Women's Center will sponsor the 2014 Jill Raitt Lecture featuring Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Lunch will be provided.

The lecture is open to all students, faculty, and staff. It is sponsored annually by the women's center in honor of Jill Raitt, the first tenured female faculty member at Duke Divinity School.

CANCELLED: Panel Discussion on Women in the Church and Academy

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 12:30pm
0012 Westbrook Building
Sara Bayles (sara.bayles@duke.edu) or Andrew Klumpp (andrew.klumpp@duke.edu)

The Divinity Women's Center will hold a panel discussion on women in the church and academy in various ministerial capacities featuring several deans from Duke Divinity School. Panelists will be Laceye Warner, executive vice dean, Sujin Pak, associate dean for academic programs, and Susan P. Jones, associate dean for United Methodist initiatives and ministerial formation.

The event is part of Women's Week on Feb. 10-14. This year Women's Week celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Divinity Women's Center.

Lunch will be provided.

Women's Week Celebration Offers Prayer Stations

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 9:00am
Divinity Student Lounge, 0 level of Gray Building
Sara Bayles (sara.bayles@duke.edu) or Andrew Klumpp (andrew.klumpp@duke.edu)

The Divinity Women's Center will sponsor prayer stations in the student lounge in collaboration with the New Creation Arts student group as part of Women's Week on Feb. 10-14. This year Women's Week celebrates the 40th anniversary of the center.

Duke Divinity School students, faculty, and staff are invited to visit the lounge throughout the day for prayer and spiritual reflection.

Women's Week Lunch Discussion with Amy Laura Hall on 'Don't Be that Dude'

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 12:30pm
0012 Westbrook Building
Sara Bayles (sara.bayles@duke.edu) or Andrew Klumpp (andrew.klumpp@duke.edu)

The Duke Divinity School Women's Center will hold a lunch discussion on "Don't Be that Dude: Reflections on the Academy, Church, and Masculinity" by Amy Laura Hall, associate professor of Christian ethics at the school, as part of Women's Week  on Feb. 10-14. This year Women's Week celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Divinity Women's Center.

Lunch will be provided at the discussion, which is open to students, faculty, and staff.

Women's Week: Celebrating 40 Years at Duke Divinity

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 9:00am to Friday, February 14, 2014 - 5:00pm
Duke Divinity School
Sara Bayles (sara.bayles@duke.edu) or Andrew Klumpp (andrew.klumpp@duke.edu)

The Divinity Women's Center at Duke Divinity School will celebrate its 40th anniversary with numerous events open to students, faculty, and staff during Women's Week on Feb. 10-14.

Events during the week will include the 2014 Jill Raitt Lecture and luncheon featuring Serene Jones, president of Union Theological Seminary in New York City.

The schedule of events includes:

•Prayer Stations, Feb. 10 - 14, beginning at 9 a.m., created by New Creation Arts student group, Divinity Student Lounge.

•Mission Project, Feb. 10-14, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., a mission project collecting gently used clothing to donate to local women's shelters. Donation boxes are located in the Divinity Women's Center and in the Student Lounge.

•"Don't Be that Dude: Reflections on the Academy, Church, and Masculinity"  lunch discussion with Divinity School Professor Amy Laura Hall, Feb. 11, 12:30 p.m., 0012 Westbrook Building.

•Worship Service Celebrating Women's Week with Divinity School Professor Eboni Marshall Turman preaching, Feb. 13, 11:25 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Goodson Chapel.

•Jill Raitt Lecture with Union Theological Seminary President Serene Jones, Feb. 13, 12:30 p.m., 0016 Westbrook.

•Women's Week Community Supper, Feb. 13, 5:30 p.m., Alumni Memorial Common Room.

CANCELLED: Worship Service Celebrating Women's Week with Eboni Marshall Turman Preaching

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 11:25am to 12:15pm
Goodson Chapel
stilley@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3539

Duke Divinity School will hold a worship service of the word with Eboni Marshall Turman, assistant research professor of black church studies and the director of the Office of Black Church Studies at the school, preaching. 

The service is part of the Women's Week celebration being held by the Divinity Women's Center. The Gospel Choir will offer music.

All are welcome.

Service of Word and Sacrament with Professor Mary McClintock Fulkerson Preaching

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 11:25am to 12:15pm
Goodson Chapel
stilley@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3539

Duke Divinity School will hold a worship service in the Reformed tradition. Mary McClintock Fulkerson, professor of theology at the school, will preach, and Matt Floding, director of Ministerial Formation and Field Education at the school, will preside at the communion table. The Divinity Choir will sing.

Anyone is welcome to attend.

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