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is published weekly under the auspices of the office of the Dean of
Students.Notices of events and concerns
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Please join us this week for the following
services at 10:30 a.m.:
Monday, January 24: the chapel service will be sponsored by this
the theme of which is “Disrobing: Our Private Selves and Public Identities.” Tuesday,
January 25: graduating student Jennifer Looker will preach. Wednesday,
January 26: the service of sung morning prayer written and compiled by Kimberly Dunn and
Michael Smith continues. Thursday,
January 27: TBA.
Friday, January 28: Professor Kristen
Leslie will preach and preside at our
sponsored by this year’s All-School Conference, the theme
of which is “Disrobing:
Our Private Selves and Public Identities.” All who gather
for worship are welcome
at the communion table in Marquand Chapel.
It’s not too
early to plan for summer! Check out these opportunities, updated weekly:
in Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania Council of Churches has positions
available as Park Chaplains. The position runs from Memorial Day to Labor
Day, and involves programming and Sunday Worship Services, as well as a variety
of special programs depending on the park. Information is available in
the light blue summer opportunities notebook on the desk outside Dean
or at the website: www.pachurches.org.
ChristianMinistry in the National
Parks: This program provides opportunities
to serve in national parks throughout the country as a minister, helping to
lead worship and provide pastoral services as well as practical support for
park functions. Information is available in the light blue summer
opportunities notebook on the desk outside Dean Peterson's office, or at the
Presbyterian Opportunity for 2nd or 3rd
Year: InletChurch of the Lakes, in Inlet, NY, has an internship opportunity
leading worship and providing pastoral services, as well as working in
development. This internship can be considered for Supervised Ministry
Credit (for 2nd and 3rd years only). Information available in the Summer
Opportunities Notebook at the desk outside Dean Peterson's Office.
Lutheran Program: Central City
Lutheran Mission in San
is a program for Urban
Ministry and community organizing, dealing with homelessness and HIV/AIDS.
This internship can be considered for Supervised Ministry Credit.
Information available in the Summer Opportunities Notebook at the desk
outside Dean Peterson's Office.
Summer Internship (UCC): Plymouth
Church of Shaker Heights, UCC, has an opportunity for a summer internship,
mostly dealing with Youth Ministry, but offering work in the full spectrum of
pastoral work. Information available in the Summer Opportunities Notebook
at the desk outside Dean Peterson's Office.
For more summer opportunities, see past
issues of the Q Source (http://www.yale.edu/divinity/Stu.QSource.html)
or consult the
Summer Opportunities notebook outside of
the Dean of Students’ Office.
Opportunities to support Tsunami Relief efforts:
from Total Devastation:A Face to Face Conversation
with the People of Sri Lankapresented by the South Asian
Society and Americans for Informed Democracy. On January 26,
students at Yale and at nine other universities across the U.S. will have the unique opportunity
to converse via videoconference with relief officials, community leaders, and
citizens in Sri Lanka who >>have been affected
by the tsunami. The videoconference will open with reports by Sri Lankan
citizens and Mr. Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the Prime Minister of Sri
Lanka and a Member of her Excellency’s Task Force to Rebuild the Nation. Then,
students at Yale and other universities around the world will have an
opportunity ask questions directly to Sri Lankan leaders and citizens.This is your opportunity
"face to face" with tsunami victims, Learn firsthand about the
situation on the ground in Sri Lanka, Get involved in a conversation about how
the US and UK can help. Wednesday, January 26, from to PLACE:
Yale Law School Room 112. Questions? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit
Episcopal Relief and Development: If you have been meaning to give a
contribution to help with Tsunamirelief efforts, and haven't gotten around to it, or if
and want to give again, Episcopal Relief and Development is agreat organization to give to.
There are flyers available at the Berkeley office, or you can go to the web
site (www.er-d.org) and givein just a few minutes. ER-D is a part of the
Episcopal Church, whichcovers most of their overhead, allowing a great
percentage of your gift to go to those who
need it, so it's a great organization todonate to. If you have any questions, visit the
web site or ask oneof
the Berkeley/Yale ER-D Representatives (Judith Allison, JohnChalmers, Martha Korienek, Ned
Mulligan, Jonathan Ratican, or AndyThompson).
listings, see past issues of the Q Source
All School Conference 2004/2005: Disrobing: Our Private Selves and Public Identities
January 24-28, 2005
Jan. 24: Social Selves
opening lecture by Dr. David Bartlett & Dr. David Kelsey
Refreshments and coffee from Holy Grounds
in Common Room.
Berkeley Divinity School Eucharist, The
Rev. Drew Bunting, celebrant, Marquand Chapel, reception follows
, Film and
Discussion: Bonhoeffer, Latourette
Thursday, Jan. 27: Sexual Selves
discussion on Being “Out” in the Workplace
Discussion of Sexuality in the Public and Private Sphere and Community Dinner sponsored by the Student
Friday, Jan. 28:
Fatted Café Dance
Party sponsored by the
Black Seminarians and Yale
Committee for Social Justice.
Schedule subject to change. Check the
“Today’s Events” bulletin board at SDQ entrance.
The conference's theme explores
the image of private and public roles of clergy and academics, in order to ask
questions of self-formation and vocation both as a crucial part of individual
well-being and as preparation for effective public ministry, teaching, or other
are invited to attend the following African-American Studies in Religion and Theology candidate
H. Evans will present his lecture, entitled "Race, Body, Space, and
Time," on Monday, January 24 from in Latourette, S223. Copies of his CV are available
in Rm. N122. You are also welcome to attend the coffee hour at in the Common Room after the morning Chapel service to
speak with Professor Evans.
Emilie M. Townes will present her
lecture, entitled "Aunt Jemima as Counter-Memory: Ethical
Reflections on Identity as Property or Who Stole My Flapjacks?," on Friday, January 28 from in Niebuhr, N 123. You are also welcome to attend
the coffee hour at in
the Common Room after the morning Chapel service to speak with Professor
Anthony B. Pinn will present his
lecture, entitled "Sweaty Bodies in a Circle: Ritual as the BlackChurch's Subtle Effort to Save Black Bodies," on Wednesday, February 2 from in Niebuhr, N 123. You are also welcome to attend
the coffee hour at in
the Common Room after the morning Chapel service to speak with Professor Pinn.
Organizational Meeting for 05-06 Part-time Internships: --same meeting, offered twice-- Wednesday, January 26, orThursday, January 27, . Niebuhr Hall.
AIDS Chapel Service Help Wanted: Did you know that in some countries in southern Africa, 1 in
4 adults is infected with HIV/AIDS? The YDS Women's Initiative regarding
HIV/AIDS in Africa is looking for help putting together a chapel service and
common room discussion to promote awareness of these issues. Meet us January 24th, in S200 Bushnell. Everyone welcome.
Bible Study: Interested in a no agenda, non-academic, just people
sitting around, talking, kind of Bible study? Cool. Bring your
Bible, head to the Commuter Lounge, grab a cup of Holy Grounds coffee, and
we'll start from there. The first gathering will be Monday, January 31st at . If
people are interested but can't make that time, a second group might get
started, so please email if you fall under this category. Questions?
Contact: Rob Leacock at email@example.com. Brought to you by the Annand
Program for Spiritual Formation.
The YDS Initiative in Religion, Science and
Technology (IRST) is holding its second
event of the term on Wednesday, February
2nd. Prof. van Huyssteen, who is a Professor of Theology and Science at
Princeton Theological Seminary, will be coming for two separate events. From in the RSV Room, Prof. Huyssteen will be meeting for
conversation with the IRST Working Group and all students are welcome to
attend. From , there will be a public lecture
in Niebuhr Hall. Prof. Huyssteen will be speaking on the following topic:
"In Search of Human Uniqueness: Theology in Dialogue with
Paleoarchaeology". Again, all are welcome!
RefWorks- YDS Library Workshop: Are you having trouble organizing the references
you accumulate in the course of researching and writing a paper or report?Are they on computer files, note cards,
napkins, and gum wrappers?Solution:Use RefWorks! RefWorks is a web-based
citation management system that is available to Yale students, faculty and
staff.You can add references manually
or import directly from ORBIS or other online databases (ATLA Religion
Database, for example) available from Yale University Libraries.It allows you to easily create in-text
citations while you are writing your paper.Once you are finished writing, it takes just moments to generate your
bibliography.Come to a 45 min. tutorial
to learn more about how to get started with RefWorks.If you plan to attend, please set up a
RefWorks account.Click on the RefWorks
link on the YDS Library web page http://www.library.yale.edu/div/or
the Yale University Library web page http://www.library.yale.edu/.This will allow more time to explore the
system during the workshop.If you
encounter problems setting up an account, please contact Suzanne.Estelle-Holmer@yale.eduor call Suzanne Estelle-Holmer at 432-6374.
Wednesday, January 26 at
Thursday, January 27 at 12;
All Sessions will be held in the Library in Room L107 (the
Yale/New Haven Area Involvement
Worship:The Church of Christ
in Yale. Engaging faith and reason.
Old Campus. : University Public Worship. The Church of Christ in Yale is an open and affirming
congregation, United Church of Christ. Church school and childcare; Wheelchair
accessible. All are welcome! University Chaplain’s Office: 432-1128.
Group Forming: Wednesdays, , Jan. 26 – March 2 (for 6 weeks),
Chaplain’s Office, Bingham Hall, (entryway D lower level). For students who
want to talk with others
about living with loss and grief following the death of someone significant. Group
is open to all students
(undergraduate & graduate) of any or no religious background. If you can’t
make the first meeting, please come to the second. After that, the group
will be closed. Facilitated by Rev. Cynthia A. Terry (Associate University Chaplain).Questions: Rev. Terry, 432-1131. Sponsored
by The University Chaplain’s Office.
Multifaith Moveable Feast:
Tuesday, January 25, , at St. ThomasMoreCatholicCenter, 268 Park Street, New Haven. Topic: A New Year! Exploring when and how different religions mark a new year!No expertise required, just a willingness to
eat, listen, and share. RSVP by Monday to firstname.lastname@example.org to
ensure that we have enough food.
GPSCY Mega Mixer:Time for another Mega Mixer!!!
Last November more than 400+ graduate and professional students took over
the GPSCY for the Fall Mega Mixer! Now it's time for a second round, so
spread the word and come mingle with your fellow Graduate & Professional
School students: Saturday, Jan. 29, GPSCY,9pm-2am.
New Haven, cont.
St. Olaf College Choir will be performing at Woolsey Hall on Wednesday, February 2nd at The St. Olaf Choir, with 75 mixed voices, is the
pioneer a cappella choir in the United States. For more than three-quarters of
a century, the choir has set a standard of choral excellence and remained at
the forefront of choral artistry. Directed since 1990 by Anton Armstrong, the
St. Olaf Choir continues to develop the tradition that originated with its
founder, F. Melius Christiansen. This concert is part of the choir’s annual
tour. Tickets $25 for adults, $15 for students. General admission. Tickets can
be ordered through the Shubert Theatre: www.shubert.com/tickets, or call
Interdisciplinary Bioethics Project Events: Tuesday, February 1,
Location: ISPS, 77 Prospect Street. Working Research Group:
"End-of-Life Issues."Speaker: Matthew Ellman, Assistant Professor Internal
Medicine/General Medicine, YaleSchool of Medicine.Topic: "Teaching Medical
Students End-of-Life Care."(For further information, CME credit, reading
materials, and dinner reservations, contact email@example.com.) Wednesday, February 2,. Location: ISPS, 87 Trumbull Street. Bioethics Workshop. Speaker:
Dorothy O. Lewis, M.D., Clinical Professor, ChildStudyCenter and Department of Psychiatry. Topic: "Juveniles
Condemned to Death: Ethical Issues."(For further information, reading materials, and
luncheon reservations, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.). Wednesday, February 2,Location: ISPS, 77 Prospect Street.
Working Research Group:
"Technology and Ethics."Speaker: Ronald C. Arkin, Regents' Professor and
Director of the Mobile Robot Laboratory, College
of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology.Topic: "Bombs, Bonding, and
Bondage: Issues in Human-Robot Interaction."(For further information, reading
materials, and dinner reservations, contact email@example.com.)
Religions Workshop:The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale Universityis pleased to present a
Workshop on East Asian Religions: “Manipulating Magic; Sages, Sorcerers, and
Scholars,” April 15, 16 and 17, 2005 at Yale University. The
workshop is intended as a forum for discussion.For more information and to
REGISTER for this event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please provide your name, institutional affiliation, title, mailing
address, telephone, fax, and email. Registration deadline is Friday, April 8.
MetropolitanCenter for Mental Health and The
Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy announce a
major multi-disciplinary two day conference on Evil. Held at the Harmonie Club,
4 East 60th Street, New York, NY on April 30th and May 1st of 2005, the conference is designed to be a
dialogue among psychoanalysts, philosophers, and theologians. Participants
include philosophers Susan Neiman, Wendy Doniger and Cornel West,
Psychoanalysts Ana Marie Rizzuto, Ann Ulanov, Paul Ornstein, and James
Grotstein and theologians Emilie Townes, James Allison, Eugene Borowitz,
and Majid Fakhry. Brochures and registration information available through
New Haven, cont.
Play Groups in New Haven:For
those of you in the community with children under five, there are a number of
play groups in New Haven. They are
free, and open to anyone with children who would like to join. List compiled by
'Round-the-World Women Meeting and Playgroup
group of parents who meet every Tuesday morning . The group meets at BassettPark, at the corner of Ridge Rd.
& Waite St. in Hamden, until it
gets too cold, then we move to the FirstBaptistChurch,
corner of Edwards & Livingston St. in New Haven.
The group is for parents with children under five. You are welcome even if you
have no children! If you would like more information about this group, please
contact Elisabeth Bui at 777-1670, or David B. Lewis at DblEn@earthlink.net.
Affiliated with the International Center of New Haven. Go to www.icnh.org to read
more about their
"Toddler Tunes" is in the Episcopal Church on the corner of
Humphrey and Orange Streets. This is a musical program for babies and toddlers.
It starts at (about 45
minutes long) and they will put out a cup for voluntary donations – You can put
a dollar or two (or more if you are feeling generous) in the hat for the
performer. There is also a School of Management Playgroup on Wednesdays
from to . If you are interested you need to contact them
for the schedule at email@example.com. During nice weather they meet
at the corner of Ridge Rd. & Waite St. in Hamden
(you need a car to get to this park).
"Mommy-n-Me Conversations" , in the McDougalCenter,
320 York Street, Room 119.
Bring toys and snacks for your baby. Organized by the OISS at Yale and
co-sponsored by the McDougalCenter
for Graduate Student Life. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or go to
www.yale.edu/oiss for more information.
'Playgroup at the FirstBaptistChurchon the Corner of Livingston and Edwards Streets from to .
For parents with children under the age of five. On the fourth Friday of every
month they do a potluck lunch and meet . The group meets at BassettPark, at the corner of Ridge Rd.
& Waite St. in Hamden when it
Youth Ministry: A vibrant, inclusive,
Anglo-catholic parish offering Radical Welcome seeks a seminarian not involved
in an internship to assist with the parish's youth group two Sundays each month
through early June. Travel expense and modest stipend. First year students most
welcome. St. Paul's on the Green, Norwalk. Please contact the Reverend
Donna Downs at emailto:Downs@stpaulsnorwalk.org>Downs@stpaulsnorwalk.org.
at the Circulation Desk in the Library, take a right
and a left
Staffavailable 10-3 weekdays
Workshops at in the MinistryResourceCenter. Just show up!
If date or time isn’t right
for you, ask for a repeat:
Inviting, Not Signing Up—Participation in the Adult
Education, Jan. 27
Leading Bible Study Using Bible Dictionaries,
Various Translations, Etc., Jan. 28
Easy, High Quality, Lay-led Adult Education, Feb. 4
LENT: Study group?Worship resources?Spiritual
formation groups?We have what you need…
liturgies, prayers, customs.We can help
you prepare.Resources for children,
youth, and adults or intergenerational.
Black History Month resources for worship,
study, special events:posters, music,
Making all the worship of the congregation
Check out these resources:
Forbid Them Not: Involving Children in Sunday
Worship, Year A, B, C
Children in the Sanctuary
Let the Children Come
Celebrating God’s Love: Children and the Eucharist
And a whole section on Worship with multisensory
ideas appropriate for all worship
Disrobing: Our Private Selves and Public Identities: private
and public roles, self-formation and vocation, self-care.Look for resources in our shelves on Ethics,
Professional Issues, Lay Ministry, and in videos to continue the dialogue of
our All School Conference.