THE YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL NEWSOURCE
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There is open registration between January 9 beginning at and Friday, January 20 until . 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. Registration forms will not be accepted by the Registrar’s Office without an approved signature. If your advisor is on leave, you will have to find another faculty member to sign off or you may file a change of adviser form with the Registrar’s Office. We will be in the Common Room from 9-1, January 9 through January 13 and all other times in the Registrar’s Office, Seabury 1st floor. All forms are due in the Registrar’s Office by January 20. Failure to register on time will result in a $25.00 late registration fee. We will also be updating your ID beginning on January 9!
From the Office of Supervised Ministries: The placement process for 2006-07 Part-time Internships will kick off during the last week of January with a mandatory orientation meeting. This meeting will be offered twice, on Wednesday 1/25 and Thursday 1/26 in Latourette Hall from to . If you would like to have an exploratory conversation about internships before then, please make an appointment with Barbara Blodgett. Otherwise, simply come to one of the orientations, and be prepared to choose sites with which to interview, from among those she has available. You can peruse the sites at www.yale.edu/divinity/sm/site_descriptions.htm. This list is still a work-in-progress but will give you a sense of the possibilities. The website also details the part-time internship program. You will find a sheet in your YDS box explaining the placement process in detail. This year students will interview with potential supervisors between January 25 and March 10, and placements will be announced on March 13.
Marquand Chapel, January 16-20:
Monday: No service, Martin Luther King Day
Tuesday: Katya Ouchakof
Wednesday: Sung Morning Prayer, with hymns and songs of the
Thursday: service led by the students of the Isreal-Palestine trip
Friday: Ecumenical community Eucharist, Elizabeth Marie Melchionna will preach, Brian Bellamy will
Annand Program for Spiritual Formation:
First-year students: Interested in the Annand Program and spiritual direction groups but didn't sign up for one in the fall? It's not too late! The first two meetings of spiritual direction groups this term will be open to new comers. Check your course schedules and come visit a group if you are interested.
All meetings are held in the
Annand Room just across from the
Here are some new programs that are beginning:
Students' spouses and partners are cordially invited to the first Annand Spouses/Partners supper of the new term. Come for food, fellowship, and discussion Thursday January 19th from in the Jonathan Edwards Dining Room, YDS Quad, Room N121. Kim Folts (priest and mother!) will lead the discussion. Please RSVP to email@example.com
Rosary Group resumes on Monday, January 16 at the usual time and place (, Nouwen Chapel in the library). In honor of the holiday, we will have a special rosary prayer service for peace and justice. All are welcome!
The Yale Institute of Sacred
Music invites you to attend a lecture by
Dr. Andrea Bieler, Associate Professor of Christian Worship Pacific School
of Religion Graduate Theological Union, on
Ethics Jr. Faculty Search
Candidate Lecture: Wednesday,
January 18, ,
Niebuhr Hall "Fatherhood, Feminism, and Family Altruism in Law,
Religion, and Ethics," delivered by Dr. M. Christian Green of
Curious about Healing Prayer? Here’s a description of the program led by Michele Kinrade: The group on healing prayer starting in January 2006 will discuss some of the major topics in healing prayer as it is seen in churches today. We will review the history of healing prayer from biblical times to its resurgence in the 20th century. There will be time for discussion and prayer at each session. We will conclude with discussions about how to establish a prayer ministry in a parish and how to grow a prayer team. If you have any questions please contact Elizabeth Marie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Knitting group resumes this week. If you'd like information about learning to knit, email email@example.com or just stop by any meeting of the knitting group.
The Lutheran Studies Program invites you to join them for weekly Vespers at on Tuesdays this semester. Worship is in the Nouwen chapel in the basement of the library. We hope to see many of you there, this week and as the semester progresses!
Spanish Evening Prayer will be offered each Thursday this semester,
beginning January 12, from
The Yale Center for Faith & Culture is delighted to invited you to
a Theology Live series lecture by the renowned theologian and activist Ron
Sider. Dr. Sider's lecture, “How Do We Empower the Poor? Reflections from
my Life," will take place
Lectures and Events
University Public Worship at
Battell Chapel: An ecumenical
worship service of the historic
Who is Responsible for World
Order? The Dean and Faculty of Yale
law School invite you to the 2005-2006 Sherrill Lecture. This lecture will be given by John C.
Danforth ’63, Former United States Senator and Former United States Ambassador
to the United Nations.
Novelist Debra Magpie Earling (Confederated Salish and Kootenai
Tribes) will give a reading on Wednesday, January 25th, at at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
Auburn Continuing Education Programs
Women's Preaching Academy:
Spiritual Journeys: Islam: An Experiential Approach to Religious
Diversity Training. In a world where
religion is often used as a tool to divide, the Spiritual Journeys program
teaches participants how to cross over religious boundaries and build bridges.
Participants are invited into eight of
Robert Fuller is coming to
Bonhoeffer Film: The award-winning documentary film BONHOEFFER
will be broadcast nationwide on PBS
The New Haven Black History Coalition proudly presents the 3rd Annual
2006 2-DAY Celebration at
Invitation to bring groups to social justice musical, March 3, 4, and
5. The congregation at the
Handy person needed:
Experienced household maintenance and minor repair worker needed for a handful
of projects inside my
Are you presenting your work at a conference or performing and need funds to cover travel and other expenses? The GPSS Conference Travel Fund (CTF) was created to help defray the costs of such endeavors. Graduate and professional students may apply to the CTF to cover travel and expenses for conferences that will directly support their professional development. The maximum award is $500 and can be used to cover the flight or other transportation, conference fees, hotel costs, etc. The CTF is open to ALL graduate and professional students. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application or if you have any questions. Completed applications are due on February 17th at !! Late applications will not be accepted!!
Planning on working after graduation? Not yet on the jobs list? To sign up to get notice of any vacancies advertised through YDS, send an email to email@example.com. Tell me your druthers: a) ordained jobs only b) non-ordained jobs only or c) all jobs. Also, a list for Roman Catholics only exists. If you'd like to be on that list in addition to one of the above three, let me know (the Roman Catholic list is for jobs open only to practicing Catholics).
Senior MDivs heading to pastory types of things: If you would like a CD made of your preaching prowess, please talk with Susan Olson to set up a time. She has the materials to record it digitally for you. Some churches will ask for such a CD in their consideration of your application. The best time to make these things is now, before you're asked to provide one --committees don't often give a lot of notice.--
Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice is a four
day conference, March 10-13, all about ecumenical cooperation in policy
advocacy and plans to save the world. This year's theme is "Challenging
Disparity: The Promise of God - The Power of Solidarity." Come to
If you would like to play basketball this winter, please email Adam Rutledge (firstname.lastname@example.org) and let him know which team you are interested in. There are three teams: a competitive team, a recreational team, and a co-rec team.
For information about the
Calling all Women who love to Sing! Sacramental Winers Auditions: If you are interested in trying out for the Winers, auditions will be held Wednesday over lunch. Please contact Tamara (email@example.com) to set up a time.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 432-5319
Staff is available 10-3 weekdays
Lenten study leaders guides on prayer, Bible study, spirituality, ethics, global issues, theology
Videos for your education/entertainment and for upcoming programming ministries:
· Videos on notable African Americans: James Lawson, Bernice J. Reagon, Andrew Young, Gwendolyn Z. Simmons, Rosa Parks, and more!
· This Far By Faith: African-American Spiritual Journey
· Eyes on the Prize
Shadow of Hate: A History of Intolerance in
· Well Into Your Future: Mental Health and Aging series includes these DVDs: Depression: Not a Normal Part of Aging, Maintaining Mental Health, Alzheimers and Dementia: Caring for the Caregiver
Workshop Jan. 24, 12-1: Ways to Include Children and Youth in the Principal Worship Service of the Congregation
“On your schedule”: Tell us your preferred time 10-3, weekdays, for these workshops:
· Youth Ministry Shaped by Congregational Assets: Research Findings on Exemplary Youth Ministry
· Ways to Include Children and Youth in the Principal Worship Service of the Congregation
· Making and Using a Narrative Budget
· Talking Together as Christians About Tough Social Issues
· Identifying Characteristics Needed in Adults in Youth Ministry Leadership based on ”Exemplary Youth Ministry” Research
· Easy, High Quality, Lay-led Adult Education
· Implementing a Comprehensive Mission/Social Witness Ministry in the Congregation
· Leading Bible Study in Congregations with the Tools of Study: Bible Dictionaries, Study Bibles,
· Concordances, Translations
· Assessment Tools for Congregations and Youth Ministry
· Selecting Leaders in Congregations with Guaranteed Good Results