APRIL 7 - 11
vol 2 | issue 28

One of the School of Divinity's curricular aims is to equip women and men to be public religious leaders. Several concentrations and one certificate program within the Master of Divinity degree emphasize skills and knowledge specific to particular

fields of study and areas of religious leadership. Read more. 




Embodying Hospitality during Lent 

events beginning March 31 through April 16
Cultivating a community of learners that celebrates diverse religious, racial, ethnic, cultural, gender, and sexual identities and that fosters accessibility for all its members. > Complete Schedule

  • Hospitality for the Body: Mindfulness Hike
    Saturday, April 12, 9:00am - 12:00pm, Hanging Rock State Park
    • You are invited to cultivate awareness of your body as an agent of hospitality for community and nature. Share in a short hike and enjoy nature at Hanging Rock State Park while communing with others through some of the state's prettiest waterfalls east of the Appalachian Mountains. Co-sponsored by Eco-Theo and the Physical Wellness Group. Add to your calendar.

Art of Ministry Course Registration
Don't forget that you cannot be enrolled in Art of Ministry II or the Internship Track of Art of Ministry III unless you submit a completed Covenant of Shared Wisdom, found online (choose the appropriate form). No student can be enrolled in an internship course without an internship placement. The deadline for submitting completed Covenants is April 15, 2014. For more information, contact Dr. John Senior.

Pathways in Ministry: Ministry in Non-Profits
Wednesday, April 9, 11:00am - 12:20pm, Wingate 201 Add to your calendar.
Have you considered a career serving as a leader in a non-profit organization? Are you curious how to parlay your theological education into non-profit ministry? Be a part of the next Pathways event! Leaders from area non-profits will share their experiences and offer strategies for serving in this type of vocation. RSVP to Nic Williams by Monday, April 7.

A Moveable Feast
Monday, April 7, 6:30 - 8:30pm, Forsyth Cooperative Extension 
(1450 Fairchild Road)
Join the Forsyth County Food Consortium and the Winston-Salem Sustainability Resource Center for an evening of good food, networking, and community in support of the local food movement. Bring a covered dish to share and the suggested donation of $1. 

Lenten Preaching Series

Friday, April 11 , 12:00 - 12:45pm, First Baptist Highland Avenue Add to your calendar.

This year's Seventh Annual Lenten Preaching Series is held in partnership with First Baptist Church on Highland of Winston-Salem. Themed God's New Community, each service - held Fridays during Lent - will include a brief sermon and communion will be observed. Following the service, lunch will be served. This week's service will be led by Dr. Michelle Voss Roberts. She will preach on "The Greatest is the Servant in God's Community" (Mark 10:35-45).



Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America's 

Annual Summer Conference For Peacemakers

July 14 - 19, St. Catharines, Ontario, Brock University

This summer conference is for students, faculty, and staff interested in environmental justice. The conference, "Una Sola Creacion/Une Seule Creation/One Creation" will gather individuals to celebrate our place as the Beloved Community and our place on a planet that's groaning under the weight of our carelessness. There are registration vouchers available to waive the registration costs for two first-time attendees. See Shonda Jones, Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Services, for more information.



2014 Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Festival of Young Preachers
Thursday, June 26 - Friday, June 27, Atlanta, Georgia
Preaching matters and the worship of God requires our very best. To this end the CBF, in partnership with the Academy of Preachers, seeks to inspire, network, and encourage young people toward excellence in their call to gospel preaching. 16 preaching slots will be available with open registration beginning April 4. Contact wyndee@academyofpreachers.net for more information and to register. There is a registration fee of $100. Open to all 14-28 year olds with a CBF sponsor.
Citations and Research Help
Monday, April 14, 3:30 - 7:00pm, ZSR Library
We will have librarians available to help with any aspect of your research project from selecting a topic to citing tricky sources. Cookies and refreshments will also be available to help get you through the stress! More information here.

Hospitality of the Spirit: Walking the Labyrinth
Tuesday, April 15 - Wednesday, April 16, Lower Auditorium Add to your calendar.
During Holy Week, a labyrinth will be available from 2:00pm on Tuesday, April 15 to 2:00pm on Wednesday, April 16 for those would like to explore this form of prayer and contemplation. On Wednesday, Chris Copeland will facilitate a guided walk. "Walking the Labyrinth" is part of the Embodying Hospitality during Lent series.

Safe Zone Training
April 16, 1:00pm, Benson University Center 401
The Safe Zone program is an in-depth, interactive presentation designed to educate Wake Forest faculty, staff, and students about the LGBTQ community. Register today.

The Gendered Pulpit: Sex, Body, and Desire in Preaching and Worship
April 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm, Wingate 202 | Add to your calendar.
Rev. Dr. Angela Yarber will be giving a talk titled "The Gendered Pulpit: Sex, Body, and Desire in Preaching and Worship." This talk is relevant to everyone. Women who participate in public speaking or preaching and those of us who identify as Queer may find it especially helpful. This event is sponsored by Kaleidoscope.

SAVE THE DATE: End of Year Banquet
Thursday, May 1, 7:30pm, The Barn @ WFU | Add to your calendar.
The entire community (including spouses, partners, and children) is invited to the End of Year Banquet. We will honor our third year students and celebrate the end of the academic year. Banquet runs form 7:30 - 9:30pm, followed by a little dancing. 

Job of the Week

Winston-Salem, NC - Peace Haven Baptist Church of Winston-Salem is seeking a pastoral assistant to work with youth. The primary responsibility of the pastoral assistant with youth is to provide for the spiritual formation of students (grades 6-12). The vision for ministry with youth at Peace Haven Baptist Church is to shape a context and community in which youth are embracing the Lordship of Jesus Christ, developing spiritual practices and disciplines designed to sustain and deepen their life in Jesus Christ, and learning to live a public witness for Jesus Christ and the Kingdom of God. 

>> View the detailed job listing for the position above and all available job listings (sorted by category) here.

Did you know that the Admissions Office keeps a list of external scholarship resources to assist you with finding scholarship and grants to support the cost of your education? There are a variety of awards available, some with certain eligibility requirements (i.e., location, denomination, etc.). 
>> View the complete listing oexternal scholarship resources.

Community Worship and Lunch - Tuesday, 11:00am - Davis Chapel & Lower Auditorium
Worship Leader: Max Carter, Director of Friends Center and Campus Ministry Coordinator 
                            at Guilford College

Coffee Hour - Wednesday, 11:00am - Lower Auditorium
Bring your mug, a treat to share (if you're able), and enjoy the company of community and conversation.

Intercessory Prayer - Wednesday, 12:00pm - Wingate 105 *NEW LOCATION*
Join together with faculty, staff, and students for a brief service of intercessory prayer.

Community Worship and Lunch - Thursday, 11:00am -  Davis Chapel & Lower Auditorium
Worship Leader: Kaleidoscope

>> View the complete Spring worship schedule here.

Men's Tennis vs. George Washington
Sunday, April 6, 5:00pm, WFU Tennis Complex

TASTE! with Beta Verde
Monday, April 7, 3:30 - 6:00pm, Davis Field | More information.

Hillel presents "My Journey from Baptist Minister to Jewish Convert"
Monday, April 7, 5:00pm, Collins Residence Hall, Hillel Lounge | More information.

Love and Lies: Horace Walpole at the Opera
Monday, April 7, 7:30pm, Scales Fine Arts Center | More details.


Finance, Democracy, and Economic Performance
Tuesday, April 8, 4:00 - 5:00pm, Kirby Hall B02 (Basement) | More information.

Baseball vs. UNC  Greensboro
Tuesday, April 8, 6:00pm, Wake Forest Baseball Park

Immigration Law
Tuesday, April 8, 12:00 - 1:00pm, Worrell Hall Room 1310 | More information.

What to Do About Syria? 
Wednesday, April 9, 5:00 - 6:30pm, Kirby Hall Room B02 (Basement) | More details.

Film Screening: "The Trials of Muhammad Ali"
Wednesday, April 9, 7:00pm, Farrell Hall Broyhill Auditorium | More information.

Our Country's Good
Wednesday, April 9 - Saturday, April 12, 7:30pm, Scales Fine Arts Center
Presented by WFU Theatre. More information is available by calling 336.758.5295 or online at college.wfu.edu/theatre.

Law as Violence: An Interdisciplinary Conversation Poetry Reading
Thursday, April 10, 6:00pm, Porter Byrum Welcome Center | More details.

A Conversation with Christian-themed Painter Edward Knippers
Thursday, April 10, 5:00 - 6:30pm, Tribble Hall B316 | More information.

Keeping It Fresh? The Relationship Between Food Laws and Their Impact on Public Health and Saftey
Friday, April 4, Worrell Professional Center 1312 |  More details.

Secrest Artist Series present Pianist Xiayin Wang
Thursday, April 19, 7:30 - 9:00pm, Brendle Recital Hall |  More information.

Law as Violence: An Interdisciplinary Conversation Colloquium
Friday, April 11, 9:00am - 6:00pm, Lower Auditorium, Wingate Hall | More information.

Folk Night @ ZSR
Friday, April 11, 7:00 - 9:00pm, ZSR Library Outdoor Reading Room | More details.

Big Spring Plant Sale
Saturday, April 12, 8:00am - 4:00pm, Reynolda Gardens | More information.

Women's Tennis vs. Maryland
Saturday, April 12, Noon, WFU Tennis Complex

Rethinking America's Global Engagement
Saturday, April 12, 1:00 - 4:00pm, Farrell Hall Broyhill Auditorium | More information.

REGISTER TODAY: Lavender Graduation Celebration
Wednesday, April 30, 6:00pm, ZSR Auditorium 404
This ceremony will celebrate LGBTQ students and allies who have contributed to the rich diversity of our campus community. To register, click here. For more information, contact the LGBTQ Center.

THIS SUMMER: Co-Creation 2014 Conference - Greensboro, NC
May 1 - 3
If you are seeking inspiration and guidance for your inward and outward journey, and if you are searching for connections with others who dream of a new creation, this is where you need to be in May. This year's co-creation conference features a stellar line-up of speakers including Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault, Dr. Phyllis Tickle, and the Rev. Jon Wortmann. Find out more.

Interested in other events in the Piedmont? Check out a listing of other upcoming events this week here.

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