Religious Emphasis Week

Religious Emphasis Week, sponsored by the Office of Religious Life, highlights the religious diversity of Earlham College by offering some of the most exciting religious events of the year. The week typically includes a keynote speaker, open mic. night, interfaith service project, progressive dinner at the religious life houses, and worship experiences such as College Meeting for Worship, Shabbat, and Buddhist meditation.

2014 Schedule of Events

Sunday, January 26

College Meeting for Worship – 1:00 p.m. at Stout Meetinghouse
Speaker: María José Ramos, Senior Latin American Studies Major speaks for “This I Believe: Living My Faith” worship series.

Monday, January 27

“Fully Present: Perceptions of Quakerism on Campus” – Noon at the Richmond Room, LBC
Join us for a pizza lunch & panel discussion with students from the Quaker Fellows Program.

Buddhist Meditation at Bodhi House (531 National Road West) – Begins at 5:00 pm. Tea and muffins provided.

Tuesday, January 28

Story Telling on theme of “Tradition” Inspired by The Moth – 8:00 p.m. at Interfaith House (400 College Avenue)
Interested storytellers should contact Sara Lepkoff at sblepko10 by January 26.

Wednesday, January 29

Convocation – 1:00 p.m. in Goddard Auditorium
Dr. Prabhjot Singh, Sikh activist and Harlem physician speaks.

Q & A afterward at 4:00 p.m. tea in Virginia Cottage.

Thursday, January 30

Faith & Values Luncheon – Noon at the Richmond Room, LBC
Jose Pareja, Director of Wildman Library speaks.
Cost is $4.00, students may use meal exchange. RSVP required by January 24 to x1413 or wilsosu.

Friday, January 31

Progressive Dinner – 5:30 p.m., meet at Earlham Hall Lobby.
Enjoy a five course meal progressively hosted by the four religious life houses & dessert at Bethany Seminary.

Questions? Contact the Office of Religious Life at ext. 1386


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