In this devotion, Tim Stoa ’81 M.Div. reflects on the call to make peace with our struggles. Read today’s God Pause.
Archives for November 16, 2022
Wednesday Chapel: Jennie Wojciechowski
We gather at 11 a.m. central in the Chapel of the Incarnation and online for a Service of Holy Communion. Jennie Wojciechowski, assistant professor of church history, will preach. Share your prayer requests.
Vine Deloria Jr. Theological Symposium TODAY
The Vine Deloria Jr. Theological Symposium is an annual conference centering on Indigenous voices and studies. It is today (November 16). Presenters will discuss the intersection of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) and theological/Christian education as well as the work being done across the United States to address this epidemic. Other+Wise and ELCA Indigenous Ministries and Tribal Relations are co-sponsors of the symposium. Registration is free. Register here.
Mindful Sketching Session
Gather in Bockman 116 for a time of mindful sketching on Thursday, November 17, from 4–5 p.m. No art skills are required. This is a meditation practice, not an art competition or drawing class. Please bring a sketchbook and drawing utensil.
Dr. Thomason will lead a brief time of reflection and instruction and then we will engage in 30-40 minutes of quiet sketching. We will have a chance to share our reflection on the experience with the group at the end.
You are also invited to join our Mindful Sketching Google Space.
A Recap of Spring Semester From the RIC Committee
Before the Town Hall meeting, the RIC committee drafted a statement to inform new students about what happened last spring leading up to the Board Meeting, and why we are helping host the town hall. You can read the statement here.