YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL

August 30 – September 5, 2004

 

The Q Source is published weekly under the auspices of the office of the Dean of Students.  Notices of events and concerns of the community are included. All submissions must be signed and include a contact phone number or e-mail address.  Free classified ads are also printed for members of the YDS community; these must be kept as short as possible. The Q Source is now available online at http://www.yale.edu/divinity/Stu.QSource.html. **Faculty & Staff who do not wish to receive a paper copy of the Q Source should email callista.brown@yale.edu.** All submissions must be e-mailed to callista.brown@yale.edu with “Q Source” in the subject line. All submissions must be in by 5:00 p.m. Friday.  No exceptions to deadlines will be made!!  The right to edit is reserved. I look forward to serving you this year. –Callista Brown, Editor

 

 

From the Dean’s Office:

Opening of School Convocation

Tuesday, August 31, 2004

4:00 PM in Marquand Chapel

Robert R. Wilson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Hoober Professor of Religious Studies

and Professor of Old Testament will offer the address:

Theological Education in a New Millennium: Athens and Berlin, Jerusalem and Grove City, Ohio.

** PLEASE NOTE: All members of the Divinity Community – faculty, emeriti faculty, students and staff – are invited to gather in the Quadrangle at 3:45 for a joint processional. Reception following on Upper Quadrangle. All are invited and encouraged to attend.

FROM THE REGISTRAR:

Greetings! 

 

All students should check-in on line at http://www.yale.edu/sis.  If you did not receive your Yale NetID and activation PIN, you will need to go down to ITS, Users Accounts, 221 Whitney Ave.

 

Entering students.  Once you have checked in you may register on line.  There is open registration between August 31 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and Friday, September 10 until noon.   After you have registered for classes you should download your classes and have your faculty adviser sign it.  Once it is signed it should be returned to the Registrar’s Office.   A list of Faculty Advisers is posted outside the Registrar’s Office (1st floor Seabury) and in the Common Room. Student IDs will be issued or updated beginning August 31 once you have done the initial check-in on line, if you are not on the Bursar hold list or the measles hold list.*  We will be in the Common Room from 9-1 August 31 through September 3 and all other times in the Registrar’s Office, Seabury 1st floor.

 

All returning students whether or not you pre-registered must register on line. There is open registration between August 31 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and Friday, September 10 until noon.  After you have registered for classes you should download your classes and have your faculty adviser sign it.  Once it is signed it should be returned to the Registrar’s Office.   A list of Faculty Advisers is posted outside the Registrar’s Office (1st floor Seabury) and in the Common Room. Student IDs will be issued or updated beginning August 31 once you have done the initial check-in on line, if you are not on the Bursar hold list or the measles hold list.*  We will be in the Common Room from 9-1 August 31 through September 3 and all other times in the Registrar’s Office, Seabury 1st floor.

International students should register with the International Office of Students and Scholars, 246 Church St.

 

After noon on Friday, September 10 all changes and registration will have to be made through the Registrar’s Office.

 

Please note:  classes begin Wednesday, September 1.   Classes meet on Monday, September 6, Labor Day.   You may go to class before finalizing your registration.

 

*To find out if you are on Bursar’s hold or measles hold, you may check the Yale’s Student System Web page through http://www.yale.edu/sis.  If you find yourself on Bursar’s hold or measles hold, please see Detra

Mac Dougall, the Registrar.  If you have questions, do not hesitate to ask.


 

Marquand Chapel

10:30 AM

All are welcome!

                                Wednesday:       A service of sung morning prayer using global song
                                Thursday:           Dean Harry Attridge, preaching

                                Friday:                 Community Eucharist

 

From the Dean of Students:

Thank you, Callista and Nancy!! Many thanks to Callista Brown and Nancy Boldt McLaren for an outstanding BTFO 2004!  The orientation program for the entering class, held August 24-27, was a success in every way, and we are grateful to Coordinators Nancy and Callista for their incredible preparation over the summer months, and their enthusiastic leadership over the past week.  Thank you both, Nancy and Callista, for your excellent work, your joyful presence, and your dedicated commitment to this school and your colleagues here.  I thank you...  we all thank you!                         - - Dale Wood Peterson,  Dean of Students

 

On-Campus

 

Get acquainted with the Divinity Library!  No need to sign up - Just meet by the Circulation Desk.
Monday, August 30:  1:30 - 2:00 and 2:30 - 3:00  Orientation tours
Monday, August 30:  3:00 - 4:00 Introduction to using the online catalog and finding journal articles
Tuesday, August 31: 2:00 - 3:00 Introduction to using the online catalog and finding journal articles
Thursday, September 2:  12:30 - 1:00 Orientation tour

 

Marquand Chapel Choir: Marquand Chapel Choir participates in the Marquand Chapel services.  Varied repertoire of traditional church music from the 14th Century to the modern era and multicultural music.  Services embrace the ecumenical nature of the congregation, and reflect that diversity. The choir participates in services on Wednesday and Friday mornings. Rehearsals Sundays 7-9 pm. Auditions by appointment from August 29- Sept 7. First rehearsal September 5th. Auditions for voice placement only - everyone is welcome to sing.  Academic credit available. For more information and/or to schedule an audition, please email Kimberly.Dunn@yale.edu or call 215-718-7967.  Thanks!

Clergy Goods Supplier Wippell's Coming to YDS. Starting a parish internship this fall and in need of a cassock alb?  Clergy goods supplier J. Wippell and Company Limited will be at YDS on Wednesday, September 15 in the Common Room from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to display their many items and take orders.  If you'd like to peruse a catalog before then, contact Kate Bryant (phone: 497-9774; e-mail: katherine.bryant@yale.edu).

 

Yale Center for Faith & Culture presents the inaugural Smith Memorial Conference: A Crisis of Trust? Trust in a Culture of Suspicion and Spin. September 16-17, 2004. Free for Yale faculty and students. Keynote speakers: Philip Lader, Onora O’Neill and Jürgen Moltmann. More info: http://yale.edu/faith.

 

Yale/New Haven Area Involvement

 

The Saybrook Orchestra announces auditions for membership for the 2004-05 season.  The Saybrook Orchestra is a Yale-based orchestra that rehearses once a week.  This year's season includes symphonies by Beethoven, Borodin, Brahms, and Tchaikovsky.  Auditions for all instruments Monday, August 30th and Tuesday, August 31st.  To sign up for an audition time, email syorchestra@yale.edu.  For more information, visit the orchestra's website:  http://www.yale.edu/syorchestra.

 

Fall Reception, Overseas Ministries Study Center: Wednesday, September 8, 4:00-6:00 p.m. All are invited to attend and help OMSC welcome its new community of international residents and church leaders. Reception in OMSC's Great Commission Hall, 490 Prospect Street. For directions or details, visit

www.OMSC.org or call (203) 624-6672, ext. 315.

 

New Haven Folk Festival: Friday-Saturday-Sunday, September 17, 18, 19, in nearby lovely Edgerton Park.
Main Stage performers include: Arlo Guthrie, Four Bitchin' Babes (Suzzy Roche, Sally Fingerett, Camille West, Debi Smith), Pat Humphries & Sandy O (emma's revolution). For info and tickets go to
www.ctfolk.com.

 

 

Unique Volunteer Ministry Opportunity at Adult Day Center: Interested in leading informal worship?  Pianists and Preachers needed - Ordination is not required.  An Adult Day Center in downtown New Haven worships every Friday 1:15-2:15pm and needs worship leader and pianist (one person can do both).  Informal worship - prayers, lots of hymn singing, scripture, and a short sermon/reflection.  The people are wonderful and love to sing! Contact STM student Rev. Zack Mabe at zachary.mabe@yale.edu, and include which part(s) of the ministry you are interested in – Thank you.

 

Extended Unit CPE: Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, CT, welcomes your application
for an extended unit of CPE that begins October 1.  Call the supervisor, Donald Simpson, evenings at 281-1335.

 

Considering CPE in California during the summer of 2005?  Chaplains at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley, CA invite applicants from seminarians besides those at the GTU so they might have a diverse group. They encourage you to apply before November 1.  See www.altabatessummit.org/clinical/spiritual.html for more info or contact Barbara Blodgett, Director of Supervised Ministries.

 

ISM Announces Choir Auditions:

Yale Camerata: Open to all Yale and Non-Yale Communities. Camerata directed by Marguerite Brooks, performs a widely varied spectrum of choral literature, with a special commitment to choral music of our time. Rehearsals Tuesdays 7-10pm (first rehearsal, Sept 14).
Yale Schola Cantorum: Stipends Offered ($25/hour). Open to all Yale Students (undergrad, grad and professional). The Yale Schola Cantorum, directed by Simon Carrington, is a 24-voice touring and recording chamber choir that specializes in music from before 1750 and from the last 100 years. Membership in the choir is open to all full-time Yale students. During May of 2005 the Schola Cantorum will be on tour, performing in cathedrals in the south of
England. Rehearsals Mondays 7:15-9:45pm and Wednesdays 7:45pm-10:15pm.
Yale Repertory Chorus & Yale Recital Chorus: sing for credit or money. Open to all Yale Students (undergrad, grad and professional). Repertory Chorus:  Conducted by first-year conducting students, two performances/yr.  Rehearsals Mondays,
4-6pm (first rehearsal Sept 13). Recital Chorus: Conducted by second and third-year conducting students.  Five performances and five dress rehearsals in addition to regular rehearsals.  Rehearsals Thursdays, 4-6pm (first rehearsal, Sept 16). Audition requirements include demonstrating good sight-reading ability and the performance of a short solo song or aria.

For more information about any of these ensembles or to set up an audition call 432-5184.

Classifieds

EMPLOYMENT

Food Pantry Coordinator- Part-time, 15 hrs per week.  Experience in 3 of the following areas: Social service outreach ministry, fund raising, grant writing, volunteer recruitment, community work and non profits. Job must be filled by October 1, 2004.  Send resume and references to Coordinator Position, Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, The Episcopal Church of St. Paul and St. James, 57 Olive Street, New Haven, CT 06511.

EMPLOYMENT, Cont.

 

Assistant for the Alumni Relations Office: Duties will vary depending on qualifications and interests of applicant. Competency with Word, Excel, and mail merges a must. Compensation will be comparable to other work study positions. 8 hours/week. All applicants should contact Elizabeth Strawn (elizabeth.strawn@yale.edu) to set up interview.

 

Catholic Youth Ministry Opportunity: Assist youth director in planning and executing thriving youth program; plan two weekend retreats, day and evening programs for middle school and high school youth; ability to work with volunteers; opportunity to work with a spirited, collaborative team of lay, ordained, and professed ministers. Schedule very flexible and ideal for students.  Starting ASAP. Send cover letter and resume to Fr. David Cinquegrani, CP, Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center, 303 Tunxis Road, West Hartford, CT 06107 Fax: 860.521.1929 E-mail Brandon Nappi, Associate Retreat Director, with any questions at bnappi@cpprov.org.

 

St. Ann's Episcopal Church in Old Lyme, CT is hiring paid section leaders for the 2004-05 choral season. Pay is $40 per call, with 5-6 calls per month. For an audition, please contact Michael Smith at 645-9227 or  

michael.w.smith@yale.edu.

 

Battell Chapel Choir: Seeking paid choir members for Battell Chapel services. Rehearsals Wednesday evenings 5:30-7:20 p.m. Sunday call 9:20 a.m. The choir is a paid engagement; compensation is ~$11/hr, 5 hours per week. Auditions will be held August 29 & 30, September 5 & 6 or by appointment. For more information or to schedule an audition, email mailto:david.rentz@yale.edu>david.rentz@yale.edu or call

203-624-9784.

Choir Members Needed: Episcopal Church at Yale (ECY) is looking for paid section leaders and new
choir members for this coming year. For paid leaders - $35 per call, Saturday morning rehearsal/ and a service at
5 pm on Sunday.  Choir is also looking for people who are committed, enthusiastic about singing for nonpaid spots. No audition required, just anyone who wants to participate, and willing to commit are welcome. For more information contact Woo-sug Kang, Director of Music at ECY at woo-sug.kang@yale.edu or (203) 687-9026.

 


FOR RENT

Roommate Wanted: to share huge loft: 2 bedroom, large kitchen and bath, plus open study/living/dining area. Hardwood floors with about 20 windows, overlooking city. Sixth floor of a building (entire 6th floor!) that is 1 mile from Div School. Rent is $600/month. Wonderful landlords. Furnished. Call Mindy: 713-725-9662.

 

Cheap Room for Rent  in nice Mansfield St. house. $400/mo. Sharing 3-floor house with 4 males. Big backyard with deck, 5 min. from downtown. Off-street parking. Available 9/1/04 to 8/05. Email eric.jeuland@yale.edu
or call 203-500-5412, evenings.

 

FOR SALE

Free Furniture: A barn full of furniture waiting for a new home! All free if you can get it home from Guilford.

Kitchen table & chairs, more. Call Ed at 458-9850.

 

For Sale: Eight assorted straight chairs, $15 ea.; Johnson Bros, ironstone, 8 place settings plus extra pieces, $35; End table, $15; Antique cane seat chair, $40; Oster kitchen center (electric mixer & blender, chopper and shredder, with many attachments all in one) $95; 12 place settings of stainless steel flatware, $60. Telephone 481-5802.

 

Furniture/Home Items for Sale: Contact Johnny (johnny.scafidi@yale.edu) at 203.494.4135 or  Paige
(paige.nelson@yale.edu) at 203.824.0914 if interested in: Sealy Full size mattress + box spring + bed frame = $90; Dresser = $50; Loveseat (beige/striped) = $50; Loveseat (green/retro) = $75; Kitchen Table (wood w/ heat pads, expandable) + 6 wooden chairs = $100; Nightstand = $5; Coffee Table = $10; Armchair (white) = $50; Armchair (brown w/prints) = $45.

 


MINISTRY RESOURCE CENTER

www.library.yale.edu/div/mrc   432-5319      ministry.resource.center@yale.edu

at the Circulation Desk in the Library, take a right and a left

Staff available 10-3 weekdays

 

 

You are invited to these workshops, free in the Ministry Resource Center at 12:30-1:30 p.m.   If you cannot come on the date named, we repeat them upon request.  If you need the topic sooner than listed, just tell us.

 

Resources for Adult Groups Exploring our Christian Responsibilities for the World in an Election Year, Sept. 14

 

Beginning Adult Faith Nurture Groups (Education) With Video Resources and Lay Led, Sept. 22

 

Leading Bible Study Using Bible Dictionaries, Various Translations, Etc., Sept.30

 

Resources for Meeting Youth Faith Nurture Needs, Oct. 8

 

Adult Education Starting at a Change of Church Seasons like Advent, Oct. 25

 

Inviting, Not Signing Up—for leadership and participation in the church, Nov. 2

 

Stewardship Nurture as a Part of Faith Nurture Year Round, Nov. 8

 

Resources for Becoming a More Hospitable and Welcoming Congregation, Nov. 17

 

 

 

Everything you need to lead groups, with all ages, on all topics congregations care about is available for you in the Ministry Resource Center.  Consultation and assistance in planning is also available.  Just ask!

 

 

To reinforce your own learning, you may want to view videos and DVDs on the Bible, church history, and other course related topics.  Check them out and use your visual learning style.

 

 

Commuters:  want to listen to the Bible, lectures on Old and New Testament, sermons, all kinds of music from Taize to Part?   Just check them out to use those commuting hours productively!

 

 

We are here for you.  No question is too small or large or too unusual!!!  Welcome!!!

 

 

 

 


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BTFO Orientation begins, 9 AM

BTFO Orientation ends

Registration begins, 9 AM

Opening Convocation, 4 PM

 

SEPTEMBER

Fall classes begin

Registration ends, 4 PM

Last day for: rebate, downtown course permission, add/drop course without charge, approval of reading course

Faculty meeting, 4:00 PM

Last day for approval of credit/no credit

BPO meeting, 4:00 PM

Last day to add a course

Fall Faculty Dinner

Fall Faculty Retreat

 

OCTOBER

Faculty Forum, 4 PM

Reading period begins, 6 PM

Convocation begins

Convocation ends

Reading period ends, 8:30 AM

Faculty meeting 4:00 PM

Last day to drop a course

BPO meeting, 4:00 PM

 

NOVEMBER

Faculty meeting 4:00 PM

Visitation Day

Registration for Spring begins

BPO meeting, 4:00 PM

Registration for Spring ends, 4 PM

Reading period begins, 6 PM

Reading period ends, 6 PM

Thanksgiving recess begins, 6 PM

Thanksgiving recess ends, 8:30 AM     

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Faculty Forum, 4 PM

 

 

 

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Faculty meeting, 4 PM

Classes end, 6 PM

Reading period begins

Advent Service, Marquand Chapel

Reading period ends, 9:00 AM

Final exams begin, 9:00 AM

BPO meeting, 4:00 PM

Exams end/Semester ends, 6 PM

All course work due

 

JANUARY

Grades due for Fall 2004

Spring classes begin, 8:30 AM

Martin Luther King Day.  No classes

Last day for: rebate, downtown course permission, add/drop course without charge, approval of reading course

Faculty meeting, 4 PM

Last day for approval of credit/no credit BPO meeting, 4:00 PM

Last day to add a course

 

FEBRUARY

Faculty Forum, 4 PM

Reading period begins, 6 PM

Reading period ends, 8:30 AM

Faculty meeting, 4 PM

BPO meeting

Last day to drop a course

 

 

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Spring recess begins, 6 PM

Spring recess ends, 8:30 AM

Classes resume, 8:30 AM

Faculty meeting, 2PM

BPO meeting, 4:00 PM

Good Friday.  No classes

Easter Rejoicing.  Marquand Chapel

BPO meeting, 4:00 PM

 

APRIL

Faculty Forum, 4 PM

Registration for Fall begins, 9 AM

Admissions Open House

Registration for Fall ends, 4 PM

Faculty meeting, 4:00 PM

Martin Luther King Day Classes 

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Good Friday classes rescheduled

BPO meeting, 4:00 PM

Reading period begins, 6 PM

 

MAY

Reading period ends, 9:00 AM

Exams begin, 9:00 AM

Faculty Meeting, 2 PM

Exams end/Semester ends, 6 PM

Senior grades due for Spring 2005

Faculty meeting, 2 PM

BPO meeting

Baccalaureate Service, 4 PM

University Commencement

All other grades due for Spring 2005