Life: ON-CAMPUS HAPPENINGS


See below for the on campus newsfeed, which contains the most up-to-date information about what's going on on campus. 

NEW - DEADLINE MAR 19 | DABNEY and TOM DIXON CREATION CARE SERMON PRIZE | Winner receives a cash prize and preaches the sermon at the Earth Day Chapel on Friday, April 20st, 2018. Sermons should address the intersections of the Bible, the Church, and environmental concerns (e.g. sustainability, resilience, water, land, energy, climate change, food, communicable disease). The award is open to current students in Columbia's MDiv, MATS, and MAPT programs. Submit manuscripts to Ann Clay Adams at adamsa@ctsnet.edu. Include author's full name in email not on manuscript.

february

NEW - FEB 21 | 4-5 PM | FAREWELL RECEPTION for DR. KIMBERLY CLAYTON | President's House | Please join us as we honor and give thanks for Dr. Clayton’s leadership among us for nearly 13 years, and celebrate her new ministry.

FEB 21 | 12:30 PM | LUNCH TIME WORSHIP CONVERSATION | Refectory | Join the Office of Worship Life for a lunchtime conversation- all are welcome!    We will discuss our community's practice of taking an offering during chapel services, as well as any other feedback regarding our worship life together. Join us in the refectory during lunchtime for this casual conversation! We would love to hear your feedback.    

FEB 22 | 12:30 PM | SUPERVISED MINISTRY OPEN HOUSE | Ellis Room | Find a summer internship! Join the Office of Contextual Education for an Open House event in the Ellis Room. Meet pastors and supervisors who are looking for Supervised Ministry Interns for Summer 2018 and Fall/Spring 18-19. See you there!

NEW - FEB 23 | VOLUNTEER FOR SEMINARY WEEKEND | The Office of Admissions welcomes your participation in our Spring Seminary Weekend. The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid welcomes your participation in our Spring Seminary Weekend this weekend February 23-24. We are expecting over twenty prospective students on campus and hope you will help them feel welcome in our community. Sign up to help with seminary weekend here.

NEW - FEB 27 | PIZZA WITH THE PRES | BLC 104 | 12:30-1:30 Lunch Provided | 1:30 - 2:15 Space to share your experience with equity, diversity, and inclusion with Dr. Van Dyk | Dr. Van Dyk is coming to the first half of the February SGA meeting (1:30-2:15) to listen to student experiences concerning equity, diversity, and inclusion at CTS.  Come, get full on pizza, salad and drinks (Thank you Dr. Van Dyk! )  and have space to share your own experience with Dr. Van Dyk alongside your classmates. All are welcome!         

FEB 27 | 7:00 PM | NAAN STOP: A Journey Through South India | Harrington Center Theatre | Join the India Explorations group for an exclusive viewing of a 90 minute documentary showing never before seen footage of their time spent in India. Come spend the night reliving our experience. Bring a friend! See the Trailer

FEB 27 | 12:30 – 2:00 PM | DRAMA THERAPY WORKSHOP | BLC103 | Learn how to use drama therapy for pastoral care and education presented by OSLF guest Jordan Stewart. Program and lunch provided by OSLF. Space is limited. Sign up here. 

FEB 27 | 12:30 – 2:00 PM | GET IN SHAPE FISCALLY | BLC103 | All graduating PC (USA) seniors will want to attend this free lunch for information on Board of Pensions benefits. (This workshop fulfills one the requirements for PC(USA) education debt reduction - up to $10,000!) Sign up here.

FEB 27 | 12:30 PM | FEBRUARY BIRTHDAY BASH | Refectory | Come celebrate the most awesome day of the year with us....your birthday! There will be cake and ice cream! Learn More

NEW - FEB 28 | WORSHIP WITH HOLY COMFORTER EPISCOPAL CHURCH | Worship is at 6:30, followed by dinner at 7:30. | If you'd like to carpool from campus, we will meet in the NRH parking lot at 6 PM. Let us know if you're planning to come by contacting Alexandra Mauney at mauneyalexandrad@mail.ctsnet.edu. You can learn more about Holy Comforter here.

FEB 28 | 4:00 PM | INAUGURATION OF MARTHA MOORE-KEISH AS J. B. GREEN ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF THEOLOGY | Harrington Center Chapel | The Board of Trustees and Faculty of CTS invite you to attend the Inaugural Address of Martha Moore-Keish on the topic of "Divine Freedom and Human Religions: A Reformed Theologian Approaches Comparative Theology.

March

MAR 1 | 12:30 PM | LUNCH TIME WORSHIP CONVERSATION | Refectory | Join the Office of Worship Life for a lunchtime conversation- all are welcome!    We will discuss our community's practice of taking an offering during chapel services, as well as any other feedback regarding our worship life together. Join us in the refectory during lunchtime for this casual conversation! We would love to hear your feedback.  

MAR 1 |  3:00 PM | DRUMMING WORKSHOP | Harrington Center Chapel | Join Gerlyn Henry for a drumming workshop- no prior experience needed!    Participation is limited to 10, so contact Alexandra Mauney at mauneyalexandrad@mail.ctsnet.edu to sign up.

MAR 3 | LENTEN RETREAT | Monastery of the Holy Spirit | Join the Office of Worship Life for a Lenten retreat at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, GA.    We will leave campus at 9:30 AM and plan to return around 2:30 PM. Lunch will be provided at no cost for the first 15 people to sign up. Email Alexandra Mauney at mauneyalexandrad@mail.ctsnet.edu to sign up.

MAR 5 & 6 | LEADERSHIP IN MINISTRY SPEAKERS | Harrington Center Room 222 | Open to All
March 5: Dr. Bill Pyle, “Herding in the Bovine and the Human” 10:45 AM
March 6: Dr. Scotty Hargrove, “A Broad Theoretical Perspective for Pastoral Work” 9:00 AM
March 6: Dr. Scotty Hargrove, “Death and Grief In the Effort Toward Differentiation of Self” 4:30 PM

MAR 6 | 12:30 – 3:00 PM | THE INTERVIEWING LIFE | Ellis Room | Learn how to nail three scary interviewing moments in this interactive workshop: What Fork is it Anyway? What Do I Wear? They Might Ask Me What? Food will be provided. Register here

MAR 8| 12:30 - 1:30 | LABYRINTH WALK | Harrington Center Chapel | Ever wondered about walking the labyrinth as a spiritual discipline? Come learn and practice with OSLF.

MAR 9 – 11 | LENTEN SILENT RETREAT | The Office of Student Life and Formation is hosting a weekend silent retreat with spiritual direction at Green Bough House of Prayer in Scott, GA. The Retreat Center will provide the programming for the weekend. There are only 8 available slots and they will go fast. Cost is $30 for room, board and program. Carpooling will be coordinated by OSLF. Sign up Here

MAR 27 | 12:30 – 2:00 | YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURE | All seniors are welcome for a free lunch and presentation on budgeting, financial planning, and social security and housing allowance for ordained ministers, The PC(USA) Board of Pensions is sponsoring, and ALL are welcome. (This workshop fulfills one of the requirements for PC(USA) education debt reduction - up to $10,000!) Sign up here.