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New Assistant Chaplain & Assistant Director of Religious Life Announced

Mar. 31, 2017—The Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life (OUCRL) is excited to be welcoming a new colleague to our staff, beginning June 1, 2017. The Reverend Shantell Hinton will join our team as Assistant Chaplain and Assistant Director of Religious Life, furthering our mission as an office under the DOS Area of Social Justice...

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Religious Life Newsletter – March

Mar. 20, 2017—Having trouble viewing this email? View as a webpage. Share this:       March 2017 Dear friends of the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life: While there are perennial tasks that have defined the work of university chaplains for generations—such as vocational discernment and service outreach—a relatively new yet enduring role now embraced...

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Chaplain’s Speaker Series Presents: Nouman Ali Khan

Feb. 1, 2017—Please join us as The Chaplain’s Speaker Series Presents: Nouman Ali Khan February 28th | 7:00 p.m. | Benton Chapel PARKING: A limited amount of spaces (spaces 52-170 in Zone 2) are available in the Wesley Place Garage on a first come, first served basis. Other parking can be found at meters or garages throughout campus....

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Service for Courtney Salters Henderson

Jan. 31, 2017—Service for our beloved colleague and friend, Courtney Salters Henderson will be held: Tuesday, January 31st Visitation at Noon, Services at 1:00 PM Born Again Church 858 W. Trinity Lane Nashville, TN 37207

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Check out photos from the 2017 MLK Day Commemorative Series

Jan. 23, 2017—Dr. Rosevelt Noble and his team of student photographers documented this year’s series as part of the “Lost In The Ivy” project. Check out the photos here.  

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series at Vanderbilt University

Jan. 11, 2017—Kickoff feat. Rev. Dr. Forrest Harris | The Politics of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 01.13 • 12pm • Divinity School Reading Room • Luncheon to follow   MLK Weekend of Action | Presented by the Office of Active Citizenship & Service 01.13-01.16 • For more info visit here   Nashville Freedom March | Leaving from Murray...

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Religious Life Newsletter – November

Dec. 2, 2016—November 2016 Dear friends of the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life: This semester has been eventful and important in many ways. We successfully delivered our fall legacy program—the 39th annual Holocaust Lecture Series—under the interpretative theme of Rituals of Memory & Oblivion. Reflections upon the Holocaust, told by historians, artists, scholars, survivors and families of...

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Advent Service in Benton Chapel

Nov. 14, 2016—The OUCRL will be hosting an ecumenical Advent Service in Benton Chapel on Monday, Dec. 5 at 4:30 p.m. Several ministries will be involved, including Reformed University Fellowship, UKIRK, Vandy Wesley, Canterbury CIRCLE, among others. Light refreshments and fellowship will follow the service.  

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Grief Net Presents Kinsey

Oct. 12, 2016—Kinsey, the certified therapy dog, has had to reschedule and will not be present on Oct 19. Check back soon for the new date and meet a dog that will lower your stress and make you smile! Offered by Grief Net; a program of the Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life  

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The Welcome Table

Aug. 2, 2012—The Welcome Table will meet on Nov. 6 at 12 noon in the lower level (north end) of The Commons cafeteria. Share informal conversation, make new friends, and learn about the beliefs, faith traditions and values of others while sharing a meal. Students, faculty and staff are welcome.

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