Category Archives: Past Programs 2014-2015

Confronting Prejudice: Can Interfaith Education Reduce Stereotypes?

On Tuesday April 14th from 6 to 8 pm, come down to the Interfaith Center and join us in a panel discussion over dinner on Confronting Prejudice: Can Interfaith Education Reduce Stereotypes. Panelists will include Professor Dan Dennett, Dr. Diane Moore, and Taymullah Abdur-Rahman.

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Holy Week Observances

See here for a list of Holy Week observances at Tufts University.

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Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life

The Reverend Janet Cooper Nelson “Questions without Answers: Education, Worth, and Empathy”

Monday April 6, 6 pm, Location emailed to those who RSVP. RSVP required to zachary.cole@tufts.edu by April 1. » read

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2015 Annual University MLK Celebration: A Revolution of Values

On Thursday January 21st, Tufts University hosted its annual celebration of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the theme, “A Revolution of Values: Poverty, Peace, and Power.” The Reverend Dr. King is well known for his role in the civil rights movement, but fewer are aware of his focus on poverty, peace, and power. The annual celebration reflected on what it would mean to undergo a revolution of these values through the words of both the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Tufts students. The event included musical performances by Tufts University’s S-Factor and the Chaplaincy’s organist Dr. Janet Hunt. To see a recording of the event, please click on the video below: » read

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Ash Wednesday Ecumenical Service – Liturgy of the Word with Imposition of Ashes

Wednesday, February 18, Noon, Goddard Chapel
February 18th is the beginning of the Lenten season. Christians all over the world will be gathering with their church communities to mark the start of this year’s journey through the wilderness. On Ash Wednesday, we honor the ancient call to refocus, refine, re-route/re-root ourselves and our spiritual … » read

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Humanism in Action – Perspectives on Humanism, Ethical Culture, and Responsible Citizenship

Friday, February 6, 5:30 pm, Interfaith Center
What does it mean to be a Humanist, and to do chaplaincy work as a Humanist, in America today, and how do we put our Humanist values in action? Come for a presentation by Hugh Tafts-Morales, Humanist minister with the Ethical Societies in Baltimore and Philadelphia, and … » read

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Facilitating Difficult Social Justice Conversations Training

Friday, February 13, 2:30-5:30 pm, with Dinner Following. Location TBA. Please apply!
To participate, please apply by Friday, February 6 at this  link .

The purpose of this training is to help participants develop skills facilitating difficult social justice conversations. The program will feature an introduction to active listening in conversations about … » read

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Tufts MLK Youth Homelessness Drive

Monday, January 26-Friday, February 6
Donate an item to the MLK Youth Homelessness Drive. Donations will benefit Youth on Fire, a program of the AIDS Action Committee of MA, that is a drop-in center for homeless and street-involved youth. See poster for items needed and drop-off locations. Click the title to learn more.
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Tufts University Chaplaincy Annual Holiday Concert 2014

University Chaplaincy recently hosted our Annual Holiday Concert on Wednesday, December 3 at 4:30 pm in Goddard Chapel. Faculty, staff, and students filled the chapel. Click the title to see more images from this year’s concert.

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Humanist Chaplaincy Reflection and Study Break

Monday, December 8th, 9pm, Interfaith Center
In trying times, we might look to our connections with one another for support, both surviving and organizing–but what does “community” mean to you? What makes a community safe to you, and how do your values and experiences inspire you to want to change those that you identify … » read

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