“Just-Us” for Justice
January 23 – February 2, 2018
Saturday January 27th
SRL Week kicks off with an inter-religious gathering for fun, games, and food. Make a mindfulness snow globe, get a henna tattoo, plant a seed to sprout in the spring, and enjoy cider, hot chocolate, cookies, and Creative Crust pizza.
CC Lobby, 2:00-4:00 pm
Sunday January 28th
Earth Spiritualities: Winter Transition Ritual
There will be various activities to mark the movement of the seasons, as spring approaches, followed by dinner from Grace Asian.
PAM Retreat, 4:30 pm
Monday January 29th
Newman hosts a discussion about Catholic Social Teaching and Pope Francis’s Encyclical on Climate Change in the format of the popular game show “Jeopardy.”
CC 206, 8:00 pm
Tuesday January 30th
ACO: Herb Bailey
Speaker Herb Bailey addresses race, justice and identity. Herb is the Executive Ministry Director of Uncommon Grounds Cafe in Aliquippa, which doesn’t just serve a good latte, but aspires to help a whole community heal and lead individuals to Jesus. Herb can be described as Tall, Sequoia, Ambassador.
Chapel, 8:30 pm
Wednesday January 31st
Sojourners: Dinner Discussion
Environmental Justice: “A Crime Against Creation”
Program includes a video and discussion about Christians for the Mountains, who advocate against mountain removal mining. Dinner is provided at 4:45, program begins at 5:00.
CC 206, 4:45 pm
Thursday February 1st
How do sports teach us about justice? FCA will explore this question to better understand the injustices of the world & how we can be an active part of God’s plan for justice.
Quigley 126, 8:30pm
Friday February 2nd
ICA Lunch Discussion
Baneen Al-Akashi will talk about Muslim Advocates, a group that seeks freedom and justice for all. Lunch is provided at 12:15, program begins at 12:30.
PAM Retreat, 12:15 pm
Hillel: Tu B’shevat Seder
Hillel looks at Environmental Justice with their celebration of the New Year for Trees. The Tu B’shevat Seder is a ceremonial meal that utilizes various fruits of the earth in observing the changing seasons of the year.
Spiritual and Religious Life Office
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