A-Caroling We Went!!
The Tufts Carolers were out in force on Tuesday, Dec. 18th, stopping at a few locations on campus, spreading Christmas song and cheer. Thank you for all who participated and who encouraged our humble group. We hope you enjoyed it. Merry Christmas.
We’ve had wonderful programs this semester. Please stay posted as to your programs come next semester. Thank you for all who spoke and attended.
On October 4th, Associate Professor Kelly Gallagher, from the Fletcher School, spoke at our Chaplain’s Table on Religion and the Presidential Election: Major Ethical Issues, on her topic: “Climate and the Enviorment and the Presidential Election”. It was a wonderful perspective and was well received and appreciated.
On Thursday, October 18, 2012, Reverend James Shaughnessy, who is the Catholic Chaplain at Tufts Medical School, spoke at our Goddard Chaplain’s Table on Religion and the Presidential Election: Major Ethical Issues, on his topice: “The Presidential Election and the Ethics of Healthcare”. It was a well-attended event and very informative and thought provoking. Thank you Rev. Shaughnessy and all who attended for their participation in our program.
On November 8th, George Scarlett, Senior Lecturer, Child Development spoke at our Chaplain’s Table on his topic: “Democratic Education: Educating Children to be Citizens for a Just, Caring and Inclusive Society”. The discussion was well received and attended.
Coming on November 29th, our Jewish Chaplain and the Director of the Hillel Center, Rabbi Jeffrey Summit, will speak on his topic: “Individual Values and National Policies”. All are welcome; please come join us.
During Parent’s Week this past weekend, our Catholic Chaplain, Lynn Cooper, and our Protestant Chaplain, Rachael Pettengill-Rasure held their first Parent Weekend Ecumenical Prayer Service at 11 AM Sunday morning. The service was well attended and many parents expressed gratitude regarding the service and regarding the way the Chaplaincy gathered Christians together for a beautiful, thoughtful service. Thank you Chaplains!
THANKS FOR GIVING
The University Chaplaincy hosted a celebration in thanks for the people who help our Chaplaincy out. Many student religious groups attended thanking department staff and faculty for their help. The following images captures our successful evening.
Round Table Discussion
November 27th, at the Interfaith Center, the University Chaplaincy and C.A.F.E. (Conversation, Action, Faith & Education) co-hosted a dinner discussion regarding “Sex and Soul”. It was well attended and a very honest, open discussion commenced. Thank you to all who attended.