Week of September 17, 2018

This Week in Worship

Unless otherwise noted below, Chapel is held at 10:10 AM; Forum at 11:00. See the Chapel & Forum calendar for future events. There are also opportunities for Morning Prayer. 

MON| SEPT 17 | CAMPBELL | Service led by Hispanic and Latinx Association (HALA) Christópher Abreu Rosario Preaching| Come worship God with the Hispanic and Latinx Association (HALA) in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month September 15- October 17.

TUE | SEPT 18 | BLC COURTYARD (RAIN HARRINGTON) | Service led by Office of Worship Life

WED | SEPT 19 | ELLIS ROOM | Forum - CTS EDI Update

THUR | SEPT 20 | HARRINGTON | Service led by Ms. Debra Weir

FRI | SEPT 21 | HARRINGTON | Service led by Wheat Street Baptist Church Gospel Choir, Dr. Ralph Watkins Preaching

This Week's Events

MON | SEPT 17 | 12:30 PM | INTRODUCTORY MEETING - MOVING IN WHOLENESS SMALL GROUP | DOBBS ROOM | Opportunity to consider health and wholeness from biblical, theological, & practical perspectives, while joining in table fellowship with other seminarians. Cost? There is no fee & lunch is provided at each gathering. Learn More about the small group or RSVP here for the introductory meeting.

TUES | SEPT 18 | 1:30 - 3:30 PM | CAL PRESENTS: JOINING THE CONVERSATION | BLC 103 | Join CAL for this crash course in successful academic writing at CTS. Kick off the semester by setting yourself up for academic success! This first workshop of the fall will serve as an introductory crash course for writing at CTS. We'll cover such topics as building an argument, critically engaging sources, general academic writing guidelines, and maintaining your own voice. Let CAL help you lay the foundation for a good year of study!

WED | SEPT 19 | 12:00 PM | IMAGO DEI MEETING | RICHARDS CENTER | Come to the first meeting of Imago Dei. We will be discussing the position of Clerk, Vice Pres and our first event of the semester.

THURS | SEPT 20 | 12:30 - 1:30 | VOCATION LUNCH: PLACEMENT | REFECTORY ROUND TABLES | Are you looking for a space to figure out your next steps after graduation THIS MAY? Are you seeking a community of support to journey alongside the resumes and PIFs, interviews and examinations?  Join Katie Ricks, Associate Director of Vocation and Spiritual Formation, and your peers monthly in the Refectory for listening, sharing, support, and prayer.

FRI | SEPT 21 - 23 | EXPLORING THE RICHNESS OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH 3RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE | 3431 TRICKUM RD NE, MARIETTA, GA |  Join the Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church for this year's conference. The theme is, Can the Early Christian Church Enrich Contemporary Christian Life. Cost: $35; Daily Rates: $5 Friday, $20 Saturday, $10 Sunday - Register by August 31st and save $5 on the full weekend ($30). Learn more and register here.

SAT | SEPT 22 | 2:00 PM | ULTIMATE FRISBEE | FIELD BEHIND NRH | Our first ultimate frisbee game will take place this Friday afternoon behind the NRH! Ultimate is the patented sport of theological education, and is a great sport to learn in seminary! All skill levels welcome as we run around and throw a plastic disc. This is a great time to come out and play as we will be taking a CTS team to Richmond in the spring to compete for the seminary cup!

This Week's News

FALL CLOTHES CLOSET HOURS | Click here for the new hours and location. Happy Shopping!

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH BOOK DISPLAY at JOHN BULOW CAMPBELL LIBRARY | The Hispanic and Latinx Association (HALA) in partnership with the John Bulow Campbell Library present a display of books from and about Hispanic/Latinx scholars and themes. This years' display also showcases a series of children's books and clothing items. The series will be on display from September 15 to October 15.

BIBLEWORKS FOR TRANSLATION | Bibleworks is a computer software that will print out your Greek/Hebrew text and help with translation. Three computers in the library have Bibleworks (and one computer in the Harrington Center computer lab).

NEW VOLUNTEER CURATOR NEED FOR CTS SANCTUARY FOR PRAYER, ART, & CREATIVE EXPRESSION | The SPACE Curator is responsible for the care and keeping of the Sanctuary for Art and Creative Expression. Keeping the SPACE accessible and inviting to all means regular cleaning and organizing, as well as acquiring supplies to be used by the community. The SPACE Curator can also coordinate opportunities for creative workshops or exhibits for the CTS community. Interested? Contact Jocely Wildhack at wildhackjocelynm@mail.ctsnet.edu.

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

WINONA PARK HOME FOR RENT | 2B/2B single family home for rent, 139 Hilldale Drive, within walking distance of the Seminary. Available October 1 at the latest. Clean and quiet. See pictures from staging. Home rents unfurnished. No smoking. No pets. $2700. Call 404-210-8315 for information.

ROOMMATE OPPORTUNITY | Looking for female roommate, $450 a month, to share my 3 bedroom house 2 blocks from the Seminary.  I have a small, dog. Prefer no pets. Non-smoker, liberal, socially conscious, quiet lifestyle. I am a professional harpist. Contact Susan Ottzen, sottzen@gmail.com

OFF CAMPUS HOUSING RENTAL | 1 Bed room fully  furnished  with  internet hook-up,  large  flat screen TV, desk for  study & computer in room. Use of entire  house  including  laundry. Quiet neighborhood, .2 miles  to closest bus stop. 1/2 mile to Gresham  Rd. Location  is  just  south  of  I-20 where 2nd Ave. dead ends. Owner  is legally  blind but lives with  his  small  dog, Shorty, and cares for  himself. Contact Linda Mann at lkjmann16@gmail.com.

AN INVITATION TO MORNING PRAYER | All staff, faculty, students, and administrators who would like to start the day with simple morning prayer are invited to meet in the fishbowl (second floor Richards Center) at 8 AM Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings, starting Monday July 9. We will gather and pray using the new Presbyterian Book of Common Worship. No preparation needed.

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