Category Archives: Past Programs 2015-16

Lenten Observances 2016

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Opening Doors: Sharing Spiritual and Philosophical Life at Tufts

February 19, 2016-March 13, 2016
For Tufts’ first Interfaith Awareness Month, we welcome you to the start of a multi-week initiative for learning about and engaging with the diverse religious and philosophical traditions that compose the Tufts community.

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

Wednesday, February 10, 12:10 pm and 5:10 pm, Goddard Chapel

February 10th 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, … » read

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New England Interfaith Student Summit

February 11-12, 2016, Northeastern University

The Tufts University Chaplaincy invites any interested students, staff, or faculty to join us for the first-ever New England Interfaith Student Summit (NEISS) on Thursday, February 11 through Friday, February 12. Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee, a leader of the interfaith women’s movement which helped to end … » read

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The Baccalaureate Service 2016

The President and Chaplains of Tufts University invite members of the Class of 2016 and their families and friends to join in celebrating the Baccalaureate Service on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm at the Gantcher Family Sports and Convocation Center. All are welcome.

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Moving the Movement Forward

Tufts University Programs Honoring The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
MLK Day of Service – Saturday, January 23, 2016, Various Times and Locations
University Celebration – Tuesday, January 26, 4:30 pm, Goddard Chapel
Project Got Your Back Donation Drive – January 21, 2016 – February 12, 2016

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Responding to Violence with Pathways to Peace: A Forum on Recent Events

Wednesday, November 18, 5-6:30 pm, Goddard Chapel
As we mourn the violence that is engulfing many locations around the world, all are welcome to join Chaplain Celene Ibrahim for informal, drop-in discussions about ways to respond to bigotry and hatred and ways to channel sentiments of grief and loss into work for solidarity and … » read

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Guided Meditation and Tea

Mondays, 12:10-1:30 pm, Starting 2/1, Goddard Chapel

Join The Venerable Upali Sraman, Buddhist in Residence, for an hour of guided meditation, followed by conversation, tea, and light snacks. Various forms of meditation will be led. Sponsored by the Tufts University Chaplaincy and the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer. For more information, please … » read

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Tufts University Chaplaincy Annual Holiday Concert

On Wednesday, December 2, 2015, the University Chaplaincy hosted our annual holiday concert in Goddard Chapel.

This holiday tradition featured performances from across the Tufts community — including singing by the Tufts Concert Choir under the direction of Dr. Jamie Kirsch, and organ performances by the new University Chaplaincy Music Director Christian Lane.
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Questions of Faith: Religions, Diasporas, and Colonialism

Monday, November 9, 7 pm, Alumnae Lounge
How have diasporas and settler colonialism impacted various religions in the U.S.? How has the history of migration and oppression led to a strengthening of faith for some people while causing a rejection of faith by others? This panel will investigate the ways in which marginalized peoples have … » read

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