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. All submissions must be e-mailed
firstname.lastname@example.org “Q Source” in the subject line. All
submissions must be in by Friday.No exceptions to deadlines will be made!!The right to edit is reserved. –Kelly J. Stone, Editor
THIS IS THE
OF IMPORTANT DATES
AND DEADLINES FOR FALL SEMESTER, 2005
1.September 9, is the due date for
submitting a reading course proposal.
9, approval must be gained from the student’s academic advisor to add
or drop a course.No course can be added
after September 21.
9, a fee of $10 will be charged for each course change.
4.September 14 is the last day to
submit a request of Credit/No Credit form.It is also the last day to submit a form to take a Credit/No Credit
course for a grade.
5.October 19 is the last day to drop a
course.Courses dropped after
October 19 will have a grade of “F” or “NC” automatically recorded.
16 is the official end of the term, and all work is due by that date.Faculty may set earlier deadlines if they
wish.In exceptional circumstances, such
as illness or family crisis, the instructor may grant an extension until February
6.After February 6, all
requests for further extensions must be submitted to the Professional Studies
APPLICATION FOR EXTENDED CONCENTRATED
M.A.R. PROGRAM.This program is
described on p. 48 of the current catalog.An application for admission to the extended degree program must
include: 1)Your name, 2) Address and
e-mail address, 3) Area of concentration, 4) A statement of the reasons you
want to extend your MAR for a third year (up to eighteen hours of work), 5)
Names of two faculty members who know your work and are in the field in which
the degree program is concentrated.PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO GRACE CHAO, ROOM N122, SEABURY 1st
floor, BY October 17, 2005.Admission decisions will be announced by November 15, 2005.Robert Wilson, Associate Dean of Academic
Worship 10:30amAll are Welcome!!
HOLY GROUNDS COFFEE SHOP – Stop by for a delicious
cup of coffee or tea!We are open from , Monday through Thursday (we
are located in the Commuter Lounge, right next to the mailboxes).For more information contact
KNITTING GROUP - The YDS Women's Center invites all
knitters and those interested in learning to knit to gather for conversation,
prayer, and knitting. Knitting group meets each Monday at in the Women's Center (Fisher Hall, 2nd
floor). For more information, write to email@example.com.
ROLAND BAINTON LECTURE, 2005 – 2006:Vatican II: Did Anything Happen? By The Reverend John O'Malley, S.J.,Distinguished Professor of Church History at WestonJesuitSchool of Theology.Monday, September 26 at in the H. Richard Niebuhr Lecture Hall.Reception will follow.All are welcome and encouraged to attend!
FIRST YEARS!Yeah, we know how it is.You’ve only just figured out which classes
you’re taking and now people are starting to talk about mid-terms?!It’s hard not to miss whatever life you’ve
left behind.Don’t you wish there were a
place to come together and talk about this change in your life?Well, fret not.Such a place exists.The CLC and the Annand Program for Spiritual
Formation invite the first year YDS students to participate in a conversation
with Prof. Kristen Leslie (the guru of transitions) and other YDS students,
which will be followed by small group conversations with peers.We hope that you will learn about the
support that you have within this community, both from YDS and from your
peers.The conversation starts at in Marquand Chapel on Thursday,
September 29th.Appetizers and drinks will be provided.The small group discussion will conclude in plenty of time to get to the
Community Dinner!Questions?Please contact Martha Korienek at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Elizabeth Marie Melchionna at email@example.com
COMMUNITY DINNER:Our first YDS community dinner
will take place this ThursdaySept. 29th at in the Common Room!
FIRST YEAR WOMEN'S GROUP -
All first-year women are invited to join a bible study/spiritual support group.
Please join us for fellowship and prayer as you adjust to YDS and work to
integrate your faith and studies. The group meets each Thursday at in the Women's Center (Fisher Hall, 2nd
floor). For more information, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLERGY GOODS SUPPLER J.
WIPPELL AND CO. TO VISIT YDS - Need a cassock alb to wear at your field
work parish? Looking for gift options for some of your seminarian
friends? Clergy goods supplier J. Wippell & Co. will be in the Common
Room on Tuesday, October 4 from
to Come and take
advantage of a seminarian discount! If you'd like a catalog or additional
information, speak with Kate Bryant at email@example.com or
A SACRED TRUST: A Fall Forum
on Religion and the Environment. On Tuesday, October 11th, from , the Interreligious Eco- Justice
Network and Hartford Seminary are hosting a forum on Religion and the
Environment. The event will include a keynote speaker, Peter deMenocal -
Professor at ColumbiaUniversity,
who will be addressing Global Warming issues; a number of workshop options; a
meal together.Cost is $20 for
students.If you are interested in more
information, please see the pamphlet on the Environmental Concerns Committee
bulletin board or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
KATRINA BOOK PROJECT:You are invited to help clergy in Mississippi,
who have lost their libraries to Huricane Katrina.At this time gift cards and books will be helpful to get pastors back on their feet. If you have extra books appropriate
for a pastor's library that you might be willing to donate to this cause, I
would be happy to accept them.If you
have books to donate, please bring them to my office by October 7.
If you would prefer to give money, Lisa Huck has set up a jar in the bookstore
for that purpose. Money collected will be converted to gift cards from our
bookstore that will allow clergy to fill in gaps with desired books. If you have questions regarding donations,
please contact Susan Olson.Books that are needed: (Bring books to Room
N-114):any bible or
foundational text, practical books on
youth group programs, Christian education, adult Bible studies, worship
resources, sermon collections, music books, literature and poetry books that can be utilized in sermon
Lectures and Events
(Yale and New Haven)
Beat:Who is Pope Benedict XVI?This event is sponsored by St. Thomas More
and the Catholic Chapel & Center at YaleUniversity.This Tuesday, September 27th, 2005
John L. Allen, Jr., Vatican Correspondent, NationalCatholic Reporter
and author of The Rise of Benedict XVI:The Inside Story of How the Pope was Elected and Where He Will Take the
Catholic Church will give a public lecture.Students are invited to a time for Conversation and Q&A with John L.
Allen at (Chaplain’s
residence) with a dinner immediately following at (also at the Chaplain’s residence).A public Lecture will be received at St.
Thomas More Chapel (268 Park Street, New
Haven) at .For further information please call (203)
777-5537 or visit www.yale.edu/stm.
Hot Coffee, Hot Issues:The Yale World Fellows Program is pleased to
announce...The 2005 Hot Coffee, Hot
Issues International Affairs Discussion Series. Hot Coffee, Hot Issues is a
weekly discussion series on current developments in international affairs led
by experts from both inside andoutside
the Yale community. Each week, a new topic will be selected from the
headlines for Friday's discussion.Coffee, tea and morning
pastries are served at 8:15am and conversation will begin at . If you would like to
receive the weekly discussion topic by email, orknow someone else who would, please send an email to email@example.com
Fall Mission Trip to New York City! October 14-15.This 24 hour
plunge into homelessness is open to all Yale students (undergraduate, graduate
and professional). We will live and serve in the city and have a chance
to reflect upon those experiences together. The trip requires a $15
deposit that will be returned when you show up for the trip. For more
specific information, contact Susan Olson in the University Chaplain's Office
(or here at YDS). firstname.lastname@example.org Students MUST register by
October 4 to participate. Sponsored by the University Chaplain's Office/ Church of Christ in Yale but open to all students at Yale
with no expectation of church participation.
“Toward a New Era for the
Church in China:Some Recent Hopeful
Signs”Dr. Jean-Paul Wiest, director
of research at the Beijing Center for Language and Culture, and a research
fellow at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of Religion.The lecture begins at on Friday,
October 14, 2005.Bring a
light lunch at Coffee will be provided.For lecture details or directions, visit www.OMSC.org (What’s New?) or call (203)
624-6672, ext. 315.
Worship in Spirit and Truth is a gathering of pastors,
church musicians and worship leaders to experience creative worship services
and search together for the renewal of the worship in the church. This Korean Worship and Music Conference will
be held in Stony Point, New York, on Oct.
17-19, 2005. The conferencewill
be conducted mainly in Korean. The ISM will offer a limitednumber of $300 scholarships to
students who would like to attend this conference. Please
contact Martin Jean (email@example.com)
for more information.
Marriage?None of the Above?If
you have questions about “Sorting Out the Issue,” Presbyterian
Promise invites you to be part of
weekend with Marvin Ellison, October 22-23,
2005.Rev. Marvin Ellison’s work focuses on the ethical
issues relating to sexuality, spirituality, and justice.His Same-Sex Marriage? A Christian Ethical
Analysis explores the issues behind one of the most urgent discussions
facing Christians.For more information, contact Dick Hasbany at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (203) 777-4579.
Onward Christian Media - According to a recent wave of news stories, the
conservative Christian right wields an increasingly powerful media force and is
becoming more creative at getting their message out – on television and radio,
and in movies, books and magazines. While some don’t see a cause for alarm,
others believe this kind of proselytizing dangerously blurs the lines between
politics and religion. Join the conversation. Presenters are Chris Hedges, author, Losing
Moses on the Freeway: The 10 Commandments in America; War is a Force that Gives
Us Meaning, former correspondent, The New York Times and Jonathan Alter, Senior
Editor and Columnist, Newsweek. This event will be co-presented with NewSchoolUniversity’s
Media Studies Program on Tuesday,
October 25, at NewSchoolUniversity, LangStudentCenter,
Arnhold Hall, 2nd Floor, 55
West 13th Street.To RSVP: visit www.cencom.org,
email email@example.com or call
Musician Needed!Grace Episcopal Church in Millbrook, New York iscurrently
between organists, and what this means is an opportunity forthose of you who are musicians.
If you can play the piano or organ well, don'talready have a Sunday commitment,
and would like to make some money,please contact Ian Doescher. Grace Church can
pay you $100 and pay for your travel expenses (by train or car) to Millbrook,
which is about 80 miles northwest ofNew Haven. Your duties would include
playing the piano or organ (hymnsand possibly choir accompaniment)
for both 9:00 a.m. and Sunday
you are interested or have questions, please e-mail Ian Doescher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Care Needed!First Presbyterian Church of New Haven is in
need of someone to provide weekly nursery care from to
on Sunday mornings.The pay is $10 per
hour.The kids are fun, the parents are
kind and it is a great congregation!If
you are interested please contact Kelly Stone at email@example.com.
Homeschool Assistants Needed:We are seeking a few homeschool assistants to
teach our 13 year old twins (boy and girl) this year (05-06). We are
offering part-time work of anywhere from
to 18 hours per week. The curriculum is easy to follow and the children
are bright and eager to learn. We live near the DivSchool. We hope to begin the week
of Sept. 26th. If you are interested, please send an e-mail to me at
Michele@Cumming.com with your contact information and some information about
Part-time Youth Group Advisor:The New Canaan, CT
Congregational Church is looking for a part-timeadvisor for our high-school youth group.We are seeking energetic and
who have experience working with
youth and want to help nurture them on their faith journeys.There are about 100 kids in the group and 6 advisors.
We have weeklymeetings
on Sunday nights from to and an annual missiontrip for a week in February. Advisors are
expected to come early andhelp prepare for meetings. It is also our hope
that the advisorswould
strive to create meaningful relationships with the kids andspend time beyond the weekly
meetings with the kids.Compensation for the year is $5,000.New Canaan is 40
min. from New Haven.If you are interested please contact Sarah, a recent
YDS grad who isnow one of the youth
ministers at the New Canaan CongregationalChurch. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at
STUDENT JOB OPPORTUNITY: Woman Care-Giver/
Assistant to Yale Staff PersonHelen Chillman served as Yale's
curator of Slides and Photographs for many, many years, and she continues to
work part-time at the Visual Resources Collection (slide library) downtown,
where her skill at locating the mis-catalogued and misplaced slide is nothing
short of miraculous! She was recently hospitalized and is now at home on Whitney Avenue, and is looking to hire a woman
student to assist her there. Ideally, someone who could work 10-12 hours
a week, perhaps coming 3 days a week or 4, to assist Helen with cooking,
cleaning up, laundry, and food shopping. She does need to eat well, so
she will need particular help in getting nourishing and appetizing foods.
This is a paying job. If interested, please contact Prof. Mary
Miller at (email@example.com)
Spiritual Direction:Still interested in spiritual direction through the Annand Program forthe
coming year?It is not too late!Please contact Elizabeth Marie Melchionna at
for more information.
University Public Worship at
Battell Chapel: An ecumenical
worship service of the historic Church
of Christ in Yale.
on Sunday mornings. Church school/child care provided (beginning
September 4) Handicap accessible. We welcome and support persons of any race,
age, nationality, physical ability, mental condition and sexual orientation.
Berkeley Invites you to the Daily
Office: Mondays: 7:30 am, Morning Prayer with Eucharist, Rite I; 5:45 pm,
Evensong; Tuesdays: 7:30 am, Morning Prayer with Eucharist, Rite II;
5:00 pm, Lutheran Vespers (Henri Nouwen Chapel); Wednesdays: 7:30 am,
Morning Prayer, Rite II; 6:00: Community Eucharist (Marquand Chapel); Thursdays:
7:30 am, Morning Prayer with Eucharist, Rite II; 5:45 pm, Evening Prayer; Fridays:
7:30am, Morning Prayer (Enriching Our Worship); 3:15 pm, Evening Prayer. Unless otherwise noted, all services take
place at Berkeley Center, located at the corner of Canner and St. Ronan, and
last half an hour, with the exception of the longer Wednesday night Eucharist.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com with any
the Animals:On Friday, September 30 at at Berkley, you (and your pet) are warmly invited to
the Blessing of the Animals!After a
brief service, there will be time for fellowship.Please bring a snack (for either people or
animals) to share.Drinks provided.All are welcome.
Mental Health and Spirituality / Faith Resources:The NationalMentalHealthInformationCenter has several resources
geared toward helping religious professionals think about the role of faith and
spirituality in matters of mental health and addictions.On-line and (free) print resources are
available at http://store.mentalhealth.org/publications/browse.asp
Discerning a Call?The Fund for Theological Education (FTE)
administers a program that offers resources to youth and young adults who
may be discerning a call to vocational ministry. The Pastoral Leadership
Search Effort (PLSE), pronounced "pulse" is supported in part by four
Christian denominations: UCC, United Methodist, PCUSA, and Episcopal.
Find PLSE online at www.theplse.org. Online enrollment
offers full access to articles, self and congregational assessments, and online
Workshop, this Thurs. Sept. 29, ; Youth Ministry Shaped by Congregational
Assets: Research Findings on Exemplary Youth Ministry, in the MinistryResourceCenter.
We will schedule a workshop for you M-F,
“On Your Own Schedule”
Youth Ministry Shaped by Congregational Assets: Research Findings on
Exemplary Youth Ministry
Making and Using a Narrative Budget
of Mature Christian Youth: Research On Exemplary Youth Ministry
Easy, High Quality, Lay-led Adult Education
Implementing a Comprehensive Mission/Social Witness Ministry in the Congregation
Leading Bible Study Using Bible Dictionaries, Various Translations,
Assessment Tools for Congregations and Youth Ministry
Selecting Leaders in Congregations with Guaranteed Good Results
Videos and DVDs on
identity and polity,
how the Bible
…all for your
weekend viewing pleasure and to accomplish academic goals!