THE YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL NEWSOURCE
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FROM THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE:
Information Session on joint M.Div and MSW: On Tuesday, April 4 representatives from the
Wurzweiler School of Social Work at
Summer Immersion Course: I have cancelled my
summer internship program in
Applications for Directed Independent Language Study (DILS) are currently being accepted for language study in the 2006 fall semester. DILS responds to requests by individuals or small groups (no more than 3) to learn a language for a valid academic reason, providing the opportunity for Yale students to study languages that are not offered through traditional classroom instruction at Yale. The program is open to undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Only those applications will be approved for which adequate materials, Language Partners, and testing can be arranged. The deadline for applications is Monday May 1. For additional information about DILS interested students should consult the DILS web site at www.cls.yale.edu/dils or send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Worship and Liturgical Dance Workshop #3: All are invited to
attend our next Worship and Liturgical Dance Workshop on:
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!
Lenten Community Dinner Tuesday, March 28: In keeping with the reflection and the discipline of Lent, the next community dinner will be a simple one. Tuesday the 28th, soup and bread will be served at in the common room, provided by Sweet Relief Catering. Please bring a bowl and join us for a time of simple food and humble reflection as we walk our Lenten journey in community. ALL are welcome.
Clergy Good Supplier J Wippell and Co. to Visit YDS: Need an academic hood for graduation as well as for Morning Prayer services in your future parish? Looking for a cassock alb to wear at your field work parish? Considering graduation gift options for some of your seminarian classmates? Clergy goods supplier J. Wippell & Co. will be in the Common Room on Wednesday, March 29 from to Come and take advantage of a seminarian discount! If you'd like a catalog or additional information, please speak with Kate Bryant at Katherine.email@example.com or 203-497-9774.
Berkeley Community Eucharist, Marquand Chapel: Come join us for a Lenten celebration of
Holy Eucharist, Wednesday, March 29 at . We
will be praying for the
Anxious about making your first year in ordained ministry both effective and personally satisfying? Come to the panel on "Perspectives on Preparing for Ministry" on Thursday, March 30! Making the transition from life as a student at YDS to that as an ordained minister presents a range of expected and unanticipated challenges. On Thursday, March 30 from to in the Common Room, panelists Maryetta Anschutz, Wes Avram, Barbara Blodgett, and Tom Troeger will share their insights into preparing for a successful and enjoyable career in ordained ministry after life at YDS. With Dale Peterson serving as moderator, panelists will offer their individual and collective tips, tools and practical insights as well as their spiritual wisdom on the pleasures and perils of taking on a new role. Join us for a frank and open discussion, and please--bring your questions and concerns. This event is sponsored by the Committee on Spiritual Formation and the Practice of Faith.
Boundary Issues? Robin Hammeal-Urban (Episcopal Diocese of CT) is coming to campus for a discussion and workshop about setting healthy boundaries in the work place. How do you say NO to that committee meeting at ? How do you keep boundaries for your family? Robin is an engaging and enthusiastic speaker! Please join the Annand Program for Spiritual Formation on Thursday March 30th, in Neibuhr Hall. Light refreshments provided. Questions – contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Science-and-Religion Events Presented by Other Yale-Affiliated Organizations: “Science and Religion in Dialogue” Study Group each Thursday during class weeks from in the ISM Seminar Room. Guided discussion of the encounter of science and religion, focusing on issues of consciousness and its neural correlates, with occasional speakers. Facilitated by Prof. Nihal de Lanerolle, Yale Neurobiology & Neurosurgery. An initiative of the Episcopal Church at Yale and the Metanexus Local Societies Initiative. (Open to all; join any time.) For information on this event or on the work of the YDS-IRST, please contact Wesley.email@example.com or Christopher.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spanish Evening Prayer will be offered each Thursday this semester from
You are invited to join the Methodist Society for worship and fellowship throughout the spring semester! For more info, please contact Jessica Anschutz, Jeremy Deaner, or Erika Hirsch
· Monday 3/20 Potluck Fellowship with Lutheran Students
· Tuesday 3/28, Worship in Nouwen Prayer Chapel
· Tuesday 4/4, Potluck Fellowship at the home of Vicki I and Diana Carroll
· Tuesday 4/11, Worship in the Nouwen Prayer Chapel
· Tuesday 4/18, Fellowship, TBA
The Thomas E. Golden Jr. Fellowship in Faith and Science, Speaker TBA. April 6 (Tues.),
Saint Thomas More Chapel (
Save the date:
The YDS writing group, Wordsmiths, invites all of you to a reading of their literary works. Please set aside some time on Sunday, April 23 for a mid-afternoon event. We'll send more info on the exact time and which members will be reading. We hope, despite your busy schedules, that you'll be able to join us for about hour and a half that day. A reception will follow.
Lectures and Events
University Public Worship at
Battell Chapel: An ecumenical
worship service of the historic
Yale Endowment open meeting for ACIR: There will be an
open meeting to discuss ethical issues pertaining to the Yale Endowment run by
the Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility (ACIR). It would be great to see the
The Program in Judaic Studies at Yale presents a series of lectures for spring 2006:
Monday March 27 Daniel Schwartz, Professor of
Judaean War.” 208 WHC,
Wednesday March 29 (Co-sponsored with the
Department of History) Anna Sapir Abulafia, Vice-President and College Lecturer
A seminar announcement from the Institution
for Social and Policy Studies: Antisemitism
in Comparative Perspective: Co-sponsored with the Institute for the Study
of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP). Thursday, March 30 from at ISPS, (
Third Annual Yale Conference on Diversity (March 31-April 1, 2006). "Working Towards a New vision of the 21st Century University: Promoting Diversity and Excellence in Research, Teaching and Learning Within the Academy" Keynote Speaker: John Hope Franklin, Emeritus Professor of History Duke University, Author, Former Chair of President Clinton's Initiative on Race, Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Go to http://www.yale.edu/graduateschool/diversity/news1.html for registration and other details. Registration for the conference is free to the Yale community. Please Register Early as seats will be limited.
Saint Thomas More, the Catholic
Chapel & Center at Yale University presents Harold W. Attridge, Ph.D, Dean,
Yale Divinity School, Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament to present, “There’s Something Else About Mary: Mary Magdalene and the Marys of the Gospel.”
Saint Thomas More is pleased to
announce the 2006 Thomas E. Golden, Jr.
Fellowship in Faith and Science lecture on
is interested in participating in the 2nd Annual
AIDS Walk New Haven on
Workshop on Asian Religions: “Sand, Stones, and Stars: Nature in
the Religious Imagination” sponsored by The Council on East Asian Studies at
Yale University and the Yale Center for International and Area Studies. This
workshop will be held on April 21, 22 and 23, 2006 at
Auburn Continuing Education Programs (www.auburnsem.org ) for April 2006:
“Access, Attitudes and Disability”
· “An Experiential Approach to Religious Diversity Training” Multiple Dates (April 6, 8 and 11). Program fee $65, to register email email@example.com.
“Celebrating the Work of Anna Ruth
Henriques.” Opening reception
Discussion of the Final Report of the PCUSA Theological Task Force on
Peace, Unity, and Purity of the Church. At The Brick Presbyterian Church (
Save the Date!!
Lecture by Gustav Neibuhr,
Nanny Position: We are looking for
a loving, creative, responsible babysitter/nanny for our sweet 5 mo. old boy in
our Westville home. We need all or part of the following schedule: Mon.
afternoon, Tues., Wed., Thurs., and some Friday mornings beginning at the end
of March through mid-August. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 389-8487. We are a
pediatric nurse practicioner at the
Justice for Children International is an organization dedicated to
stopping the trafficking of children for sexual exploitation. The organization is sponsoring a training
program which you can be a part of. The
application deadline for the Justice for Children International Training
Program in Aftercare is
an average of twenty hours each per week (for a combined total of forty hours per week), with time off to be arranged with the OMSC director of finance and housing. Anyone interested in the position should contact Mrs. Judy Stebbins, either by phone (624-6672) or by email (email@example.com).In return for carrying out the stipulated responsibilities associated with the position, the qualified couple will receive the following:
modern, air conditioned, fully furnished one-bedroom apartment (including cooking
utensils, dinnerware, cutlery, and linens), with all utilities (except long
distance telephone and TV cable) included;
2. A monthly stipend based on experience;
4. Seminar attendance privileges (tuition fees waived), providing opportunities to engage some of the world’s leading authorities on all aspects of global Christianity.
Goodwin Prize for Excellence in Theological Writing, a graduate
writing prize. Winning prize is in the amount of $1,000. Submissions must be postmarked by
You are invited to apply for scholarships being offered for the
events sponsored by
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 432-5319
Staff is available 10-3 weekdays
Wednesday, April 5:
Lutheran/United Methodist resources for fostering ecumenical relationships: Confessing our Faith Together: A Study and Discussion Guide; Interim Eucharistic Sharing; God’s Ecumenical Ministry, Shared: A Manual for Persons Involved in Ecumenical Shared Ministry; This Holy Mystery: A United Methodist Understanding of Holy Communion; By Water and the Spirit: Making Connections for Identity and Ministry
Some recent new books:
Fun on Fridays…or anytime: More Would You Rather? Example question: “would you rather fast-forward or re-wind life?”… a book designed for youth ministry conversation starters but you might find it fun to share with friends. There is a whole shelf of conversation games for youth ministry and intergenerational ministry.
Lots of drama scripts for children, youth, adults, intergenerational groups, musicals, Lent, Holy Week and Easter
Who is God in Three Persons? A Study of the Trinity, for the adult study group you are leading
Resources on sexuality: ethics, curriculum for children and teens on the concerns, avoiding abuse, dealing with misconduct, sexuality and the Bible, bisexual, transgender, gay/lesbian, and heterosexual concerns—check them out!