This Week in Worship

MON | SEPT 16 | CAMPBELL HALL CHAPEL | Office of Worship Life, Preacher: Mr. Anton Flores

TUES | SEPT 17 | HARRINGTON CENTER CHAPEL | GROUP SPIRITUAL DIRECTION |

WED | SEPT 18 | ELLIS ROOM | OMBUDS WORKSHOP |

FRI | SEPT 20 | CAMPBELL HALL CHAPEL | Office of Worship Life, Preacher: Rev. Ruth-Aimée Belonni-Rosario Govens

This Week in Community Life

IN THE LIBRARY | WOODROW CONTROVERSY EXHIBIT | With the SI Human Origins exhibit see also the display of documents in the reading room related to the teaching of evolution at CTS in the 1880’s.

SEPT 16 | ROOTED IN WHOLENESS SMALL GROUP MEETING | DOBBS ROOM | This group provides a safe space to talk about the concept of health from biblical, theological, and practical perspectives.Topics include self-care, embodiment, hospitality, stewardship, and more! Did I mention that you get a HOMEMADE, DELICIOUS, NUTRITIOUS (whole foods, plant-based, and attentive to food allergies - gluten, nuts, etc.), and FREE lunch every time we meet? Click the link below for more information and please register

SEPT 16 | HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH BOOK DISPLAY | LIBRARY | Book display celebrating the Drs. Justo and Catherine González in honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Hispanic Summer Program, which was founded by Dr. Justo González during his time as Professor of Theology here at CTS. The display will be right when you enter the library and will be up through October 18th.

SEPT 17 | PREPARE AND SHARE EVENT | NRH KITCHEN | The goal of this program is for you to prepare a dish and swap portions with everyone in your group, so you have a variety of home-cooked meals to enjoy throughout the week. This program will give you the opportunity to try out new recipes, share food with friends, and cook less often while still enjoying home-cooked meals. Learn More

SEPT 17 | IMAGO DEI MEETING | RICHARDS CENTER COUCH ROOM | 10AM | Come hear about plans in the works for your LGBTQ+ group on campus. Allies are welcome.

SEPT 18 | 11:00am | Forum: Your Brain on Conflict | Ellis Room | Explore what happens in the brain when we are in conflict. Presented to you by the CTS Ombuds Office.

SEPT 18 | POTLUCK | NRH BASEMENT | 6:30PM | Bring a dish to share, a plate and some silverware, and your love for the Community!

SEPT 19 | CTS EVER FAITHFUL DAY | September 19th was chosen as a way to remember the first day of classes on the Decatur campus, and to celebrate the beginning of a new semester and entering class this fall. When you support Ever Faithful Day, you support what makes Columbia possible. Please visit the website to learn more

SEPT 19 | THURSDAY YOGA | CTS CHILDREN’S LIBRARY | 12:10PM | Come Stretch, Work, Breathe, and Release the stress from your week. This class is for all levels and it's taught by Teresa Owen, owner of Inner Smile Yoga. Come try a complimentary session during the month of September! Students ($8/class or $20/month), Staff/Faculty ($12/class or $40/month).

SEPT 21 | AMIS Welcome Reception/Concert | SPELMAN COLLEGE |

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This Week in Financial Aid

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR WOMEN | The P.E.O. Sisterhood offers five national programs offering loans, grants and scholarships to women pursuing educational opportunities. Check out the national programs here. For information about Georgia State P.E.O. Scholarships and the Chapter V Scholarship, contact Sarah Erickson, Director of Lifelong Learning.

This Week in the News

REFECTORY EVENTS AND MENU | Sep 18:Come join us here in the Refectory for National Cheeseburger Day Oct 1: Come celebrate World Vegetarian Day with us here in the Refectory! Oct 8: October Birthday Party!

Travel Opportunity for Students | NOV 1 | BLACK THEOLOGY AND BLACK POWER: CELEBRATE JAMES CONE | Limited number of travel grants are available for graduate students, seminarians, and religious leaders. Learn More

HSHC Global Growers Community Garden | HSHC Global Growers Community Garden at Columbia Presbyterian Church is looking for some volunteers who might be interested in occasional watering of the established pollinator garden (less than an hour) as well as folks who might be interested in the planting of new pollinator plants this fall.

CLOTHES CLOSET HOURS | NEW FALL ‘19 HOURS POSTED | A special word to those wishing to donate to the Closet: all donations must be clean and in good repair. Please only bring items that you would give in person to another student. (Dirty laundry dumped into bags cannot be accepted.)

CAL COACHING | CAL offers academic coaching, both online and face-to-face, all semester long on every day of the school week. Check out our NEW web page for details, or visit the freshly launched fall 2019 calendar in WC Online to book an appointment.

INVITATION TO CONTRIBUTE TO UNBOUND | Unbound is the PCUSA's online platform about social justice and faith and we want your voice and perspective. Visit the Unbound website.

WIRELESS PRINTING NOW AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY | The CTS library now offers wireless printing. When you arrive on campus and connect to the CTS Wireless network (not the Guest wi-fi) you can set up your devices for wireless printing. Set up information may be found here. The printer is in the library. Please see the library hours here. A video with detailed information about printing on campus is here.

FALL 2019 BOOK LIST | The published BOOK LIST is considered final. Any changes to the list will be communicated to you directly from the instructor.

CLOTHES CLOSET HOURS | A special word to those wishing to donate to the Closet: all donations must be clean and in good repair. Please only bring items that you would give in person to another student. (Dirty laundry dumped into bags cannot be accepted.)

CTS COMMUNITY GARDEN | Do you love fresh vegetables and herbs? Love to garden? Are you looking for a place to contribute compostables? The CTS community garden, sponsored by SAGE, needs you! Individual plots available for lease. Learn More.