January 30 –
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PARKS - KING LECTURE
2004 - 2005
"Being Fruitful: Reclaiming Virginity - Reclaiming Self"
Dr. John W. Kinney
Dean and Professor of Theology and Historical Studies
The Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology
Day Missions Library
All are welcome and encouraged to attend
A luncheon forum titled "Forging the Dream:
Remembering YDS in the Pre-civil rights Era" will precede the Parks-King
Lecture, Tuesday, February 15th.
A panel made up of Black YDS alumni from the 1940s and 1950s will examine the
pedagogy of gender and racial inclusion at YDS. The forum is part of a
research project being conducted by the Rev. Dr. Yolanda Y. Smith, assistant
professor of Christian Education at
All-School Conference Thanks: Thank you to everyone
who participated in All-School Conference last
week. Thank you especially to all those who helped organize events, and in particular, to those who participated as speakers and presenters. We are grateful for your support and participation.
To all: please fill out an evaluation of All-School Conference so that we can make next year's event even better! There will be an electronic version sent out by email and there will be hard copies of the
evaluation in the Common Room. Please return them to the "CLC" box in the Mailroom.
Thank you all. – All-School Conference Coordinators
Curious about RefWorks, but didn’t make it to the Library Workshop?
RefWorks enables you to:
Please contact Suzanne Estelle-Holmer at 432-6374 or by e-mail at Suzanne.Estellefirstname.lastname@example.org if you would be interested in a demonstration. If there is sufficient interest we will schedule another class.
German Lunch Table: The
German lunch table will resume its weekly gatherings. Everybody interested in
practicing German (at all levels) is welcome! We meet on Mondays to in
the refectory of the
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.
African-American Studies in Religion and
Theology Candidate Lecture: You are
invited to attend the African-American Studies in Religion and Theology
candidate lecture by Anthony B. Pinn. He will present his lecture,
entitled "Sweaty Bodies in a Circle: Ritual as the
The Initiative in Religion, Science and
Technology is holding a public lecture on Wednesday, February 2nd, in
Niebuhr Hall. Prof. van Huyssteen, Professor of Theology and Science at
Princeton Theological Seminary, will be giving a lecture entitled: "In
Search of Human Uniqueness: Theology in Dialogue with Paleoanthropology".
Please note that last week's announcement was incorrect, Prof. van Huyssteen
will not be meeting for conversation in the afternoon. As always, all are
welcome at the lecture.
Wuthnow, February 4th at at
Vischer, February 10th at at
Exciting Internship Opportunity with the University Chaplain’s Office.
· Work with the Multifaith Council, a lively group of undergraduate students from many different religious traditions, planning a one-day fall retreat and a weekend-long spring retreat, along with monthly dinners around religious topics.
· Attend bi-weekly meetings of Yale Religious Ministry (the on-campus group of non-student leaders of religious groups on and near campus); these are opportunities to learn more of ministry with young adults (through meetings about developmental issues, spiritual issues, and campus issues) ministry in higher education (through meetings about various aspects of university life), and ministry at Yale (through meetings with representatives from various departments at Yale).
· Be part of the liturgical and pastoral leadership team for University Public Worship (Sunday mornings in Battell Chapel), as well as other University-wide Christian services
· Participate in the planning of the Service of Music, Silence, and Light, a multifaith service designed for those who are grieving.
· Help with student groups that need additional support and/or create programs of according to their own interest. In particular, there is ample opportunity to explore (and enhance!) connections among the Christian ministries on campus.
Great learning opportunities. Contact Barbara Blodgett, Director of Supervised Ministries, for more information.
Monday, January 31— in room N-120. “Munch and Moan” For graduating seniors or those already graduated. Bring your lunch and swap ideas and war stories with others seeking employment (in any area). To sweeten the deal, dessert is provided.
Monday, January 31— in room N-120. Resumes for non-graduating students (for use in CPE, internship and summer job applications) Formatting for current students may be different from that used by graduates.
Tuesday, February 1— in room N-120. “So You Wanna Be a Teacher?” For non-graduating students. Bring your lunch and chat about options for those interested in teaching (children and teens) after graduating. Certification options, prep school processes, and how to use your time at YDS to best situate yourself for being hired as a teacher when you graduate.
Tuesday, February 1— in room N-120. Resumes for graduating students, with or without much work experience.
Wednesday, February 2— in room N-120. “Choosing and Preparing References and Utilizing the Credential Service.” Did you even know we have a credential service? Come find out about this great way to store written reference letters, transcripts and all sorts of things in one convenient on-line system. Also learn how to pick references and best prepare them!!
Thursday, February 3- in room N-120 (note slightly different time) “CVs”.
Who needs a CV? Folks seeking academic jobs, research jobs,
or jobs in the
Friday, February 4— in room N-120. “Checking the Messages.” So God’s calling you, but hasn’t told the churches to give you a ring yet? Advice in the process, but more importantly mutual support for students actively seeking pastoral or priestly calls.
Resumes for ERG (teacher placement agency) are due by February 1 at They will be selecting candidates for on-campus interviews (at HGS) on February 10. Drop printed resumes with Susan Olson in room N-114
Got interviews coming up? Need practice?
Come on down! I can give you practice in just about any kind of interview---phone, committee, individual, and with a little time can even find denominationally specific folks to help. I can even digitally record your interview and send you a JPEG to review it! Susan.firstname.lastname@example.org
Need a sermon tape?
If you’re applying for a pastor type position in the ABC, UCC or PCUSA –amongst other denominations, you probably need sermon tapes. I have the equipment to help you digitally record a sermon or two and burn them to CD. Just make an appointment.
Yale/New Haven Area Involvement
University Public Worship: The
Campus. : University
Public Worship with Communion. Sunday,
February 6: The Reverend Frederick J. Streets, University Chaplain and
Senior Pastor of the
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.
Martin E. Marty to
give Elliot Lecture, "The First Amendment-- Religion: Subordinated, Not
Subservient," Monday, Jan. 31. Martin
E. Marty, the Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus at the
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
Art and Soul Workshop: On Saturday, Feb.
26 from , Spiritual Director Harriet Carew will be offering her
annual workshop on art and the soul (which involved painting!) at Artist's
at the Circulation Desk in the Library, take a right and a left
Staff available 10-3 weekdays
Workshops at in the
If date or time isn’t right for you, ask for a repeat:
Easy, High Quality, Lay-led Adult Education, Feb. 4
Exploring the Lives of Great Religious Leaders in Adult Education,
Considering Issues Christians face while participating in Adult Learning Groups
Resources for Lent: study, worship, retreats, etc. Ask for them.
ASH WEDNESDAY: worship 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, videos, etc.!
Capital Punishment: Does your church need to be better informed? Ask for study group and action resources.
BIBLE STUDY: Leaders guides, curriculum resources, videos, DVDs are available to assist you in leading groups for adults, youth, children. Start from a book of the Bible, a personality, hymns or other music as related to the Bible, artworks, etc.