In this Ash Wednesday devotion, James L. Boyce ’71 M.Div., professor emeritus of New Testament and Greek, reflects on the beginning of our Lenten journey. Read today’s God Pause.
Archives for February 22, 2023
Chapel Canceled: Wednesday, February 22
Due to the incoming snow storm, the Ash Wednesday service in the chapel is canceled. Please travel safely!
Chapel Schedule: RFS II
Welcome to the February RFS! We gather in the Chapel of the Incarnation and online for Chapel.
-11 a.m. Wednesday, February 22 – CANCELED
Service of Holy Communion x Ash Wednesday Service
For local Ash Wednesday service offerings, please see this document; check with the churches for weather-related cancelations.
-11 a.m. Thursday, February 23 – CANCELED
Lunch Church x Why Jesus
-11 a.m. Friday, February 24
Lenten Morning Prayer
Leader: Hans Lundquist, M.Div. Senior
-11 a.m. Saturday, February 25
Service of the Word
Preacher: Mary Hess, Professor of Educational Leadership
RFS Schedule for Today and Tomorrow
Here’s the schedule of RFS activities for today and tomorrow. For complete details, see the 2023 RFS Spring Schedule and FAQs.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 (Ash Wednesday)
11:00–11:45 a.m.—Chapel: Service of Holy Communion with Ashes – CANCELED
Local Ash Wednesday services (check with churches for cancelations)
Thursday, February 23, 2023
8:00–10:50 a.m.—Second RFS classes – ONLINE TODAY
– OCC10: SG0405 Leading Christian Communities in Mission (Zscheile)
– GH 306: CD1624 United Methodist Church History (Padgett)
– GH 103: PR0510 Foundations of Biblical Preaching (Lewis)
– Online: LD0500 Theological Frameworks for Ministry (Root)
11:00–12:00 p.m.—Lunch Church x Why Jesus (free pre-ordered meal) – CANCELED. Food order will be moved to Saturday
12:30–4:20 p.m.—RFS classes – ONLINE
4:30–6:00 p.m.—Karaoke Happy Hour in OCC (dinner and drinks provided by Student Affairs) – MOVED TO FRIDAY
Thursday Shuttle – Canceled
Due to the weather safety concerns and campus closure, the shuttle to and from the Fairfield Inn has been cancelled for Thursday, February 23. Please check the shuttle schedule for any additional changes.
Overflow Parking and Winter Restrictions
With increased numbers on campus over the Spring RFS, overflow parking has been cleared in the lot between Stub and Northwestern Hall. Please adhere to any parking signs currently in place and familiarize yourself with the city of St. Paul snow emergency parking rules. Check out this map of the main parking options on campus.