Interfaith and Ecumenical Events

Interfaith and Ecumenical Events

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Campus Ministry is home to a robust array of interfaith and ecumenical events that occur annually on campus. These events are opportunities for people of all faith and non-faith traditions to gather and learn from one another, pray together, and/or celebrate together. For additional information on the below events, contact Rev. Victoria Carr-Ware, Ecumenical and Multifaith Campus Minister.

 

 

EventDescriptionDates for 2019-2020
Multifaith Welcome Events

At the beginning of each academic year, Campus Ministry hosts a variety of welcome events for our various religious student groups.

In 2019, we will be hosting the following welcome events:

  • Christian Students Kick-Off Dinner (10/1)
  • Jewish Student Union Welcome Lunch (9/27)
  • EcoSangha Buddhist Welcome Reception (10/2)
  • Muslim Student Association Welcome Lunch (10/17)
  • Queer People of Faith Brunch for Lunch (10/10)
  • Catholic Students Welcome Dinner (10/8)

For more information on event specifics, contact Victoria Carr-Ware.

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Interfaith Dinners A quarterly free dinner and conversation with guests from varying religious and spiritual perspectives on an interfaith related topic. Past topics have included Bias and Hate Crimes in the Current Political Climate, Immigration Stories: Changes in Faith, Food, and Culture, and Religious Responses to the Refugee Crisis.

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Sexuality and Spirituality Panel A panel of students, staff, faculty, and community members from various spiritual and religious perspectives talking vulnerably and authentically about the ways in which their spirituality informs their sexuality and the way in which their sexuality informs their spirituality.

November 12, 2019

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Service Join with us and Christians around the world as we gather to celebrate God’s love and grace and pray for visible Christian unity and cooperation.  

January 19, 2020

Holocaust and Genocide Remembrance Day  An annual evening of commemoration of the Holocaust meant to memorialize the millions of victims of persecution and mass murder, which brings together speakers/ guests who focus on some aspect of Holocaust history.

January 23, 2020

Interfaith Prayer for Peace An annual prayer service where representatives of a variety of religious and spiritual traditions lead us in prayer, meditation, and reflection focused on peace and bearing witness to non-violence. This special service is a part of our participation in Interfaith Harmony Week, an international movement promoting interfaith understanding and relations.

February 6, 2020

 

 

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