THE YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL NEWSOURCE
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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
Worship 10:30am All
Monday: Frontier Service, Stewart Everett, preaching
Tuesday: Feast of St. Francis, Blessing of the Animals Service
Wednesday: Sung Morning Prayer continues
Thursday: Service of the Word, Christian Scharen, preaching
Friday: Coalition Eucharist , Professor Emilie Townes, preaching
Please see the Marquand Reader for more details and descriptions.
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
The ANNAND PROGRAM FOR SPIRITUAL FORMATION invites partners and spouses to join us for supper, fellowship, and conversation facilitated by Kim Folts (former clergy, spouse of clergy, and mother!). Spouses and partners, do you find yourself asking questions like:
Then join us Tuesday October 4th from in
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 203-497-9774.
POET CAROLYN FORCHÉ ON CAMPUS
- Join us on Thursday, October 6th for a visit by poet, teacher, and social
activist Carolyn Forché. Professor Forché has been widely recognized as a "poet of
witness", and has been both lauded and criticized for her refusal to
separate poetry and politics. She is the author of four books of poetry
(including Blue Hour, The Angel of History, and The Country Between Us), and translator and editor of several others
(notably, Against Forgetting: Twentieth Century Poetry of Witness).
In 1975 she was a Yale Younger Poets selection for her work Gathering the
Tribes. She has been honored for both her literary work ( National
Endowment for the Arts fellowships, Lannan Literary
Foundation award, Lamont Poetry Prize and others) and her human rights work
(the Edita and Ira Morris Hiroshima Foundation for
Peace and Culture award). She currently teaches in the MFA Program at
YALE SUSTAINABLE FOOD PROJECT: Thursday, October 6th - Brown Bag Lunch with the Directors of the Yale Sustainable Food Project. Come learn about the Project and how we might get involved and get their food into our refectory! A few goodies will be provided, but please bring your lunch. in the Wood Seminar Room (S-117), sponsored by the Yale Environmental Concerns Committee.
Calling all Green Thumbs! (or anyone who likes working in a garden...) On Friday, October 7th, there will be a group of students going to volunteer at the Yale Sustainable Food Project's garden on Edwards St. We will meet on the steps of Marquand Chapel at to walk to the garden. We will work until and this will be followed by homemade pizza baked in their brick oven. If you can't make it for the whole afternoon, just come join us at the garden when you can. Any questions - speak with/or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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
STILL NEED BOOKS? Students, please note: unsold textbooks will be returned to publishers beginning Reading Week, the week of October 10th. If there is anything you have not yet bought for a class, and yet intend to, please do so soon or you may be out of luck. If you have any questions, problems, or still can't find something you need, please contact Lisa in the Bookstore before October 10th.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Imagine standing in the middle of a march surrounded by over
with one message to send to this current administration and the American people," writes YDS
student Brandon Johnson. Brandon and other YDS students represented the Peacemaking
Initiative last weekend at the largest anti-war protest in our nation's
capital since the
KATRINA BOOK PROJECT:
You are invited to help clergy in
YDS Recruiting Visits - Melissa Pucci, Assistant Director of Admissions, has announced her Fall Recruiting Schedule. Listed below are her campus visits this week. If you have friends attending these colleges who may be interested in exploring graduate theological education at YDS, please invite them to meet Melissa!
Monday, October 3rd
Tuesday, October 4th Birmingham Southern College 3 p.m - 6 p.m.
Wednesday, October 5th Samford University 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Thursday, October 6th Huntingdon College
Sterling Memorial Library: In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Sterling Memorial Library, it is our pleasure to announce the "Treasures of the Yale Library", a season of special events, lectures and tours between October and April. As Yale faculty, students and staff, you and your families and friends will be welcome at any and all of these events. Brochures outlining the program will be available on campus next week and we also have a full and more detailed listing on the following web site which we invite you to view at: http://www.library.yale.edu/75th. The first event in the series will be on Monday October 3rd, when you are invited to Sterling Memorial Library to take part in the various activities for our Library Open House Day, based in the Memorabilia Room (just inside the Wall Street entrance) between . The day will include an 'Antiques Road Show' table, hosted by Manuscripts and Archives and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, to which you can bring your old books and documents and where librarians can advise you about their history and preservation. All the events and activities of the day are listed below. Please note that some of the tours require registration beforehand and that spaces are limited. Refreshments will be available throughout the day and so we invite you to come and enjoy some tea, coffee and cookies and enjoy the 75th exhibit and all the other events as we kick off this season of celebration.
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 and outside 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, or know someone else who would, please send an email to email@example.com
“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
Apple-Picking with Battell Chapel - Saturday,
October 8, . Join us for a
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
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
Spiritual Direction: YDS, BDS, ISM, Still interested in spiritual direction through the Annand Program? Spaces are available in direction groups on Tuesdays 3-4:30, Thursdays , Fridays . Questions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
University Public Worship at
Battell Chapel: An ecumenical
worship service of the historic
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Oct. 3, Implementing a Comprehensive Mission/Social Witness Ministry in the Congregation
Oct. 12, 12-1 Youth Ministry Shaped by Congregational Assets: Research Findings on
Exemplary Youth Ministry
Oct. 18, 1-2 Easy, High Quality, Lay-led Adult Education
Oct. 27, 1-2 Youth Ministry Shaped by Congregational Assets: Research Findings on
Exemplary Youth Ministry
Nov. 4, 1-2 Characteristics of Mature Christian Youth: Research On Exemplary Youth