Faith Week 2015

“Down to Earth”
January 23-31, 2015

Fri, Jan. 23
7:00 pm, Campus Center Lobby
Laugh in Peace Comedy Tour
Take a rabbi, a Baptist minister, and a Muslim – no it’s not a joke, but three top-notch comedians whose message of healing and understanding comes with a big dose of humor.

Sat, Jan. 24
1:00 pm, PAM Retreat (small red house beside Arter Hall)
Society of Buddhist and Hindu Students and Project Nur: PAM Open House
Come and visit our Prayer and Meditation Retreat, offering tours and guided meditation for people of all faith backgrounds.

Sun, Jan. 25
11:00 am, Ford Chapel
Sunday Chapel Service: “Firstborn of Creation”
Chaplain Jane Ellen Nickell preaches about how God coming “down to earth” in the incarnation serves to redeem all creation.

Sun, Jan. 25
6:30 pm, Ford Chapel
Roman Catholic Mass

Mon, Jan. 26
8:00 pm, Ford Chapel
Newman:  “The Environmental Cause and the Catholic Church”
Fr. Jeff Lucas will discuss the stance of the Catholic Church on the environment and letters written by recent Popes.  A light reception will follow.

Tue, Jan. 27
7:00 pm, Grounds for Change
Allegheny Christian Outreach:  Steve Montgomery, Lamppost Farm
How can running a farm reflect principles of the Kingdom of God?  Come and hear Steve Montgomery from Lamppost Farm to find out.

Wed, Jan. 28
5:00 pm, Campus Center 206
Sojourners Christian Fellowship:  Dinner Discussion, “Living Simply”
Sojourners hosts a discussion about the spiritual and sustainable benefits of living simply, along with a simple supper.

Thurs, Jan. 29
8:30 pm, Brooks’ Circle
Fellowship of Christian Athletes:  Capture the Flag
Meet at Brooks’ Circle to enjoy the midwinter weather in a rousing game of Capture the Flag, to be played around campus.

Fri, Jan. 30
5:30 pm, Jewish Community Center
Hillel:  Tu B-Shvat Seder
Celebrate the “New Year of the Trees,” with this ceremonial meal that uses various fruits of the earth in observing the changing seasons of the year.

Sat, Jan. 31
2-4 pm, Schultz Banquet Hall
Allegheny Community for Earth-Based Spirituality:  Imbolc Festival
ACES, along with other religious clubs, celebrate Imbolc, a midwinter reminder that spring is on the way, with games, food, and other activities.


For information
Spiritual and Religious Life Office or 814-332-2800.