THE YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL NEWSOURCE
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Monday, February 5, from 12-1: Inviting the congregation into meaningful generosity:
A First Fruits Perspective on Automatic Recurring Bank Payments
Friday, Feb. 9 from 1-2: Inviting your congregation into Bible Study using Bible dictionaries, various translations, and other study materials.
Lectures and Events
2007 Parks-King Lecture: Dwight Hopkins, professor
of theology at the University of Chicago Divinity
School, is the featured speaker at the 2007 Parks-King Lecture. His lecture is titled “The Black Church and
Its Mission for the 21st Century.”
A panel of black alumni and faculty (past and present) will discuss the dynamics of black theological education as it relates to YDS, the church, the academy, and the wider community. The panelists will include: Reverend Dr. Flora Wilson Bridges, YDS ‘86, Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology at the School of Theology and Ministry, Seattle University; The Reverend Canon Enrique R. Brown, YDS ‘74, Priest-in-Charge at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Jackson Heights, New York; Dr. William “Bill” Jones, former YDS faculty, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Religion and first Director of African American Studies at Florida State University; Reverend Dr. A. Knighton Stanley, YDS ‘62, Pastor Emeritus of Peoples Congregational Church, Washington, D. C. and adjunct professor at Howard Divinity School; and Dr. Emilie Townes, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion & Theology at YDS. The Reverend Dr. Frederick “Jerry” Streets, YDS ‘75, Yale University Chaplain and Associate Professor (adjunct) of Pastoral Theology at YDS will moderate the panel. The forum will take place from (prior to the Parks-King Lecture) in Marquand Chapel. A book signing featuring the works of our panelists and Dr. Hopkins will be held prior to the forum from in the YDS Student Book Supply. This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 6.
are invited to attend the Sabeel International
Young Adult Conference: “Forty Years in the Wilderness: Forty Years of
Occupation.” This event will be held
Liturgical Dance Workshop: For all who are inquisitive about Liturgical Dance and its meaning, relevance and relationship to worship, we are announcing the spring 2007 series of workshops. The workshop construct will be the same as last semester. Each workshop will be offered twice in the same day for those whose schedules are almost full or who commute to Yale on a daily basis. The first workshop will take place during lunchtime from and the second will take place during the evening time from . Hopefully this will help to accommodate the variety of schedules found at YDS. All workshops will take place in our beautiful Marquand Chapel. Worship & Liturgical Dance Workshop Schedule:
Monday, February 19th
Awaken My Voice for the Dance
Pacific Asian North Asian American Women in Theology and Ministry, 2007: Religion and Politics in Difficult Times at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (March 22-24): Over the years, the annual conference has held sessions on many subjects including: the differences between Asian and Asian American, being Asian and women, theology, hermeneutics, youth ministry, sexuality issues, and institutional leadership. Feel free to contact K. Christine Pae at email@example.com or go to www.panaawtm.org, if you have any question.
Workshop on Pre-Marital Counseling: Professor Jan Holton and the Rev Bill Goettler will be leading a workshop on Monday, Feb 5, to teach and discuss methods of pre-marital counseling. All are welcome to attend. Please note the room change: the workshop will be in the RSV room, from (not the JE Dining Room). Come when you can and leave when you must! You do not need to RSVP to attend the workshop, but if you are planning on attending and have not RSVPed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Desserts and other sweet yumminess will be provided.
Earth Care Committee presents a panel discussion on “Religious and Ethical Responses to Environmental Problems.” Panelists will be Willis Jenkins, Mary
Evelyn Tucker, John Grim, Bioethicist in Residence, and
Moderator: Margaret Farley, Gilbert L. Stark Professor of Christian
Course shopping has concluded, and your menu of scholastic work has been set. Now you need to do more than promise yourself time for the writing that feeds your soul, fuels your imagination, and tempts your palate of possibilities. Join the passionate scribblers (all genres) of the YDS/ISM writing collective, Wordsmiths! This semester the collective will meet weekly to share and critique work, enjoy the company, and put together this year's volume of the YDS/ISM literary journal, Prospect. You are most welcome to dive right in! Send meeting/workshop times that work for you (along with any questions) to email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com.
Yale Education Leadership
will occur on
Father Roy Bourgeois, M.M., Founder, School of the
Americas Watch, will speak on the topic, “Closing the SOA from the Outside: A
New Campaign in
first in a series on Judaism and Human
Rights will take place on Tuesday, February 6 at in
YDS Peacemakers and YDS Catholic Group invite you to join them for a Conversation with Father Roy Bourgeois, founder
of School of the Americas Watch on
Staff, and Students: Are you ready to get on the path to weight-loss success? You can achieve it, right here at work and
school with Weight Watchers at
Work/School meetings. One of our
members has lost over 60 pounds! Meetings
are Thursdays ; weigh in starts 15 minutes prior to the meeting. Meetings are held in the
are invited to attend a lecture by Christine
Gudorf, Professor of Religious Ethics, Modern
Christianity, Feminism and Development at
break is coming, and with it comes the opportunity to go backpacking with your favorite Outings Club people! Every year the Outings Club goes on a
backpacking trip during one of the weeks of spring break. This is a great time
to get out of the
Please email me if you are at all interested, and we will organize a meeting to discuss the length and location of the backpacking trip in the coming week. Don't worry about equipment; we will do our very best to get everything you need. Join us for what promises to be a refreshing time enjoying God's creation! Peace, Kate Hope Kennedy, Co-leader of the Outings Club, firstname.lastname@example.org.
semester there is a fantastic opportunity to give back to the community. The undergraduate organization Leading By Example,
in collaboration with the
Times & dates:
A Group -
May 11 (They may find an earlier date)
Save the date of the
2/22- Speaker Rusty Leonard of Ministrywatch.com
2/23 and 2/24- The V-Day Campaign and the Vagina Monologues
2/27- Lenten Community
Dinner and Singing with John Bell of the
2/28- Author Nora Gallagher speaks on Writing as Vocation
3/2- Dance Party sponsored by the Initiative on Religion and Politics
This Week in Marquand:
Monday, February 5: IRAP Director, Rev. Harlon Dalton, preaching
Tuesday, February 6: Led by YBS in Celebration of Black History Month, with the Marquand Gospel Choir.
Wednesdsay, February 7: Sung Morning Prayer: Music from Gaelic Scotland, arranged by Robinson McClellan.
Thursday, February 8: Graduating student Alisha Jones, preaching.
Friday, February 9: Community Eucharist in the style of Gregory of Nyssa
Services begin at ; all are welcome!
Note: There will be no services during reading week. Chapel will resume on Monday, February 19.