MARCH 17 -21
vol 2 | issue 25

Important Information about Fall 2014 advising. Read more. 




Third Annual Interdisciplinary Student Research Symposiumon Gender and Sexuality 

Tuesday, March 18, 11:00am - 6:00pm, ZSR Auditorium 404
You're invited to support your colleagues at this year's symposium featuring moderated sessions of scholarly and creative presentations centered around "Sustaining Feminisms." This event will showcase the exciting work that undergraduates and graduate students are doing on gender-related issues across disciplines. >> Complete Schedule

Women's Work Breakfast with Food Activist and Scholars

Wednesday, March 19, 8:30 - 9;15am, Lower Auditorium

Those who identify as women in the Wake Div community are invited to join the speakers of "Half the Sky, Half the Earth" conference for breakfast. This will be an opportunity to meet the speakers, eat together, and share experiences of being a woman in the world of ministry, food, and faith. Please RSVP to Lindsey Mullen ASAP if you're able to attend.

Half the Sky, Half the Earth: A Conference on 

Women, Food, and Faith

Wednesday, March 19, 9:00am - 6:00pm, Wait Chapel | Add to your calendar.

Sponsored by the Food, Faith, and Religious Leadership Initiative, join us for a stimulating and challenging day as we explore the distinctive intersections of women, food, and faith in shaping a new food ecology with renowned speakers like Psyche Williams-Forson, Arlene Avakian, Cynthia Hayes, and Sara Miles. School of Divinity classes will not be in session; however, you are not excused from any non-Divinity or University classes you may be enrolled in. >> More info.




An Evening with Sara Miles

Wednesday, March 19, 5:00pm, Wait Chapel | Add to your calendar.

The concluding session of "Half the Sky, Half the Earth" will be a free and public lecture by Sara Miles, founder and director of The Food Pantry in San Francisco, and author of the recently published, City of God: Faith in the Streets. Invite your friends, colleagues, and others who may be interested.





Survivor: End of the Semester 

Thursday, March 20, 12:00 - 1:00pm, Wingate 301 Add to your calendar.

Academic Skills Instructor Hilary Floyd will help you survive until the end of the semester with study strategies, and planning and time management in order to finish strong.



Lenten Preaching Series

Friday, March 21, 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. Derek Hicks, Assistant Professor of Religion and Culture at Wake Forest University School of Divinity. He will preach on Redefining Family in God's Community (Mark 3:31-35).  



A Note about Community Lunch
Community Lunch is served on Tuesdays and Thursdays following chapel services. 
Reminder: During the Thursday community lunch, each participant is asked to provide a contribution of $5 to support our efforts to offer a meal twice per week. Cash or checks are acceptable. Checks should be made payable to Wake Forest University School of Divinity. 


Call for Submissions

Elizabeth Phillips Award for Best Essay in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

In its eight year, the Elizabeth Phillips Award pays tribute to the Professor Emertia of English and her exceptional scholarly commitment to the advancement of women's, gender, and sexuality studies. Submissions are now being accepted: essays must be no more than 25 pages in length, written for a class taught by Wake Forest University during the 2013-2014 academic year, and should demonstrate exceptional scholarly commitment to women's, gender, and sexuality studies. To submit a paper, have the faculty member who taught the class the paper was written for to submit an email to indicating the work met the requirements of a particular class or assignment. Then, submit the essay to Pat Gardea (email above) and ensure you include your name, year of graduation, graduate program, and contact information (mailing address, cell phone, and email). 



Pathways in Ministry: Financial Realism
Wednesday, March 26, 11:00am - 12:20pm, Wingate 202
All are invited to a great opportunity to learn about how to tend to our financial lives in ministry. Susan Foster of Clergy Tax Professionals will lead us in presentation and conversation. Susan has 28 years of experience in preparing clergy tax returns, setting up designations, accountable reimbursement funds, and other related tax issues. She is also a musician and the organist for Home Moravian Church. Snacks will be provided. RSVP to Nic Williams by Monday, March 24.

Job of the Week

High Point, NC - Emerywood Baptist Church seeks a Minister of Congregational Life who will help us lean into our strengths by specializing in either Christian education or missions. We seek an energetic, detail-oriented, thoughtful, and prophetic pastor to coordinate ministry teams, preach some, aid in pastoral calls, and spur us to follow Christ more closely.

>> 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: Paula Wells (MDiv '14)

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 213
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: Margaret Leinbach (MDiv '03, Intentional Interim Pastor for the Moravian Church)

>> View the complete Spring worship schedule here.

Poverty Workshop
Tuesday, March 18, 6:00pm, Lower Auditorium
A workshop designed to help you gain a deeper awareness of how poverty can affect people's daily lives and help you reflect on how poverty affects the spiritual lives of those in the community. Sponsored by several undergraduate groups and a grant from the Clemens Christian Campus Ministry Fund.

Baseball vs. Davidson
Tuesday, March 18, 6:00pm, Wake Forest Baseball Park

Spring Vegetables Lecture and Sale
Tuesday, March 18, 7:00 - 8:00pm, Reynolda Gardens Education Wing

Mental Health and Faith Forum
Wednesday, March 19, 5:00 - 7:00pm, Benson University Pugh Auditorium | More details.
Seven Wake Forest faculty and staff members of the Jewish, Islamic, and Christian faiths will deal with these and other questions from students when the Wake Forest chapter of Active Minds offers a special panel discussion introducing mental health and faith.

Chat with the Chief at Shorty's
Thursday, March 20, 12:00 - 1:00pm, Benson University Center, Shorty's
This meeting presents the opportunity to speak with Chief Regina Lawson regarding ideas and concerns, or to meet other students interested in maintaining a safe campus community.

Philosophy Forum with Robert Audi of Notre Dame
Thursday, March 29, 5:00 - 6:00pm, Tribble Hall B316 | More details.
Robert Audi, the John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, will speak on "Aesthetics as a Foil for Ethics: Generality and Justification in Moral and Aesthetic Judgment."

No Drop Left Behind - Innovative Practices That Absorb Rain Water
Friday, March 21, 12:00 - 1:00pm, ZSR Auditorium 404 | More details.

Taste of Reynolda
Friday, March 21, 3:00 - 6:00pm, Reynolda Village More details.
All are invited to explore Reynolda Village, House and Gardens. There will be free food and raffles.

Wake 'N Shake 2014
Saturday, March 22, Midnight, Reynolds Gymnaisum More details.

LENS@Wake Forest 2014
LENS@Wake Forest 2014 is now accepting applications for the position of Program Assistant. LENS is a three week summer program for high school students and the 2014 theme is "Global Sustainability." For more information, visit

COMING SOON: Vatican Expert Visit
Wednesday, April 2, 6:30pm, Broyhill Auditorium Farrell Hall
Vatican expert Jason Berry will be giving a talk on the Catholic church and the challenges facing the new pope. Berry is from New Orleans, LA and is a well-known and highly regarded foreign correspondent who has specialized in covering the Vatican and the Catholic Church. This event is hosted by the Department of Journalism in affiliation with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in Washington.

COMING SOON: 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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