vol 2 | issue 27

The School of Divinity highlights in its curriculum each year courses that include a travel component. Several multicultural contexts courses are already scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year. 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 in Community:
    Engaging, Listening, and Sharing as a Holy Practice
    Monday, March 31, 12:00 - 1:00pm, Wingate 202
    • Part of the Embodying Hospitality during Lent series at the School of Divinity, this is a conversation that focuses on contemplative listening facilitated by WFU chaplain's Tim Auman and K. Monet Rice. Even if you didn't register, bring your lunch and join us!    

  • Hospitality for the Neighbor: Identities that Shape Us
    Wednesday, April 2, 11:00am - 12:15pm, Lower Auditorium
    • Facilitated by campus partners in Diversity and Inclusion, and Campus Life, this workshop will assist those in ministry be effective within diverse communities. Add to your calendar.

  • Hospitality for Creation: Preparing the Land 
    Friday, April 4, 4:00 - 6:00pm, WFU Campus Garden  
    • Facilitated by Monique Swaby, Student Community Engagement Coordinator, and Jamie Sims, WFU Campus Garden Manager, come experience the hospitality in caring for creation and cultivating the land. Add to your calendar.

Fall 2014 Registration
starts Monday, March 31 and goes through 
Review Dean Crainshaw's "This Week" post from last week and review the dates and times you will be able to register based on your current year. Dean Crainshaw also provides helpful tips and tricks for your registration to be successful.


SLC Week
March 31 - April 4
  • Monday | Coffee, Cookies and Art: Join SLC for coffee and cookies in the Student Lounge, Mosaic will provide a beautifully painted canvas for us to write what we love and enjoy about the Wake Div community.
  • Tuesday | Wear Wake Div: During Community Lunch, Wake Div merchandise such as shirts and mugs will be sold in the Lower Auditorium! All proceeds go toward student funds.
  • Wednesday | Coffee with SLC: Members of SLC will be in the Lower Auditorium to sit, converse, and answer questions. Whether you're interested in becoming a member of SLC or just want to hang out, join us.
  • Thurdsay | Lunch with the Deans: Deans O'Day, Crainshaw, and Jones will join the community for lunch to discuss the state of Wake Div. They will be answering questions and sharing insight. Lunch from Qdoba will be provided (sponsored by SLC).
  • Friday | Election Time: Elections kick off for the 2014-2015 school year. Nomination forms will be emailed. Complete the form by the designated time. Elections will begin in mid-April.

Intramural Softball
Tuesday, April 1, 10:00pm, Intramural Fields
Come out and support your Wake Div softball team.

Kaleidoscope Meeting
Friday, April 4, 10:00am, Wingate 201
Join student group Kaleidoscople as they plan their chapel service to be held later this spring.


Lenten Preaching Series

Friday, April 4 , 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. Gail O'Day, Dean and Professor of New Testament and Preaching at Wake Forest University School of Divinity. She will preach on "The Faith of Friends in God's Community" (Mark 2:1-12).



Summer CPE Positions Available

Alamance Regional Medical Center still has positions available for interns for their summer CPE unit. You can get more information and download an application here.



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 for more information and to register. There is a registration fee of $100. Open to all 14-28 year olds with a CBF sponsor.
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. 

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.

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

Lexington, KY - Blessed Earth, a national nonprofit ministry, is seeking a motivated individual to implement our Sabbath Living Initiative. You will be based in Lexington, Kentucky. A good deal of your work will be with UMC clergy and churches in North Carolina. Blessed Earth also partners nationally with organizations and churches ranging from Southern Baptist to Episcopal, Wesleyan, and other denominations. We work with seminaries in the United States as well as partners abroad.

>> 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: Rev. Jim Luck, Intentional Interim Minister, Hebron UCC (Winston-Salem)

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: Worship Matters class

>> View the complete Spring worship schedule here.

Pro Humanitate from the Ground Up
Monday, March 31, 5:00 - 6:30pm, Farrell Hall A48  | More information.

Hajj in the Time of Cholera: Disease Vectors and the Pilgrimage to Mecca from Southeast Asia"
Monday, March 31, 5:00pm, ZSR Library Auditorium 404 | More information.

Journeys to Success with Mr. Hakeem Belo-Osagie
Tuesday, April 1, 4:30 - 6:00pm, Broyhill Auditorium, Farrell Hall | More information.

Visionary Speaker Series featuring Abigail Child
Wednesday, April 2, 5:00 - 6:30pm, Scales Fine Arts Center | More details.


Baseball vs. High Point
Wednesday, April 2, 7:00pm, Wake Forest Baseball Park

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.

Dr. Gary Chapman: "Meeting the Need for Emotional Love"
Wednesday, April 2, 7:00 - 8:30, Wait Chapel | More information.

Quilt Square Making Workshop
Thursday, April 3, 10:00am - 2:00pm, Benson University Center 344 | More details.

Reynolda Thursdays: American Moderns
Thursday, April 3, 4:30 - 8:00pm, Reynolda House Museum of American Art | More information.

"What is Wisdom?" with Stephen Grimm
Thursday, April 3, 5:00 - 6:30pm, Tribble Hall B316 | More details.

Men's Tennis vs. Notre Dame
Friday, April 4, 4:00pm, WFU Tennis Complex

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.

Baseball vs. Maryland
Friday, April 4, 6:00pm, Wake Forest Baseball Park 

Our Country's Good
Friday, April 4, 7:30pm, Scales Fine Arts Center, Mainstage Theatre and
Saturday, April 5, 7:30pm
Presented by WFU Theatre. More information is available by calling 336.758.5295 or online at

Baseball vs. Maryland
Saturday, April 5, 4:00pm, Wake Forest Baseball Park

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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