Category Archives: Past Programs 2016-2017

Buddha Day Celebration

Monday, May 1, 11:30 am – Free Vegetarian Lunch, Noon – Celebration, Goddard Chapel
All are welcome to celebrate the birth, teachings, and enlightenment of the Buddha. Tufts Buddhist in Residence Priya Sraman, other spiritual leaders, and students will reflect on themes related to the Buddha’s life, including mindfulness and peace. The program will … » read

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Panel: New Directions in End of Life Care

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, the Tufts Humanist Chaplaincy hosted a program exploring the work of several professional chaplains and spiritual care providers in end of life care in an increasingly nonreligious America.

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Faith Is a Verb – Wake Up and Live: The Intersection of Race, Religion and Public Health

Wednesday, April 19, 6-7:30 pm (dinner provided), Goddard Chapel
After 7 years of studying theology, Christine originally entered the field of public health with the goal of advocating for the better integration of spiritual care into Western medical care. The fall she began at Harvard School of Public Health, protesters had been in the … » read

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Holy Week and Easter 2017

See below for a list of Holy Week services at Tufts and in the local community.

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Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017, 5:45 pm, Interfaith Center (58 Winthrop St.)

This year’s lecturer featured The Reverend Osagyefo Sekou, a prominent spiritual leader and social activist in the Black Lives Matter movement. On Monday, April 3, 2017, he delivered the 150th Anniversary Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life in a talk titled, … » read

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Senior Baccalaureate Speaker Finalist Auditions

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, Noon, Goddard Chapel
Each finalist will present a 3-5 minute speech. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend.

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Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Services

Ash Wednesday: Ecumenical Worship in Goddard Chapel
Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 12:10 pm and 5:10 pm, Goddard Chapel
Join Protestant Chaplain Dan Bell and Catholic Chaplain Lynn Cooper in services for Ash Wednesday on March 1 at 12:10 pm and 5:10 pm. We will gather to prepare our hearts for a holy season … » read

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Tufts Interfaith Month: Strength in Unity

February 2017
For Tufts’ second annual 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. Regardless of your own religious or philosophical identity, please join us at any or all of the following open … » read

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“Where Do We Go From Here? Chaos or Community”

A Tufts University Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium
Monday, January 23, 2017, 3-7:30 pm, Breed Memorial Hall (51 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155)
View the videos for Panel 1, Panel 2, and the keynote here.
Each year, Tufts University hosts an annual celebration honoring the life and work of the Reverend Dr. Martin … » read

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MLK Day of Service 2017

Saturday, January 28, 2017, Various Times and Locations
Sign up here .
We are working with local community organizations in Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville to organize opportunities for members of the Tufts community to serve, build relationships with local service providers, and put values into action. Important: We will coordinate all registration and transportation logistics … » read

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