Chapel Services

(Services are held in Skinner Memorial Chapel unless otherwise noted.)

Sunday, September 14, 11:00 a.m.

Opening Chapel Service: “Meaning, Music & Muffins”

Multifaith sing-a-long and brunch – Led by student Chaplain’s Associates.


Sunday, September 21, 5:00 p.m.

Catholic Mass

Father Denny Dempsey


Wednesday, September 24, 6:15 p.m., Great Hall

Jewish Erev Rosh Hashanah Service

(Dinner follows the service.)

Rabbi Shosh Dworsky


Thursday, September 25, 10:00 a.m., Great Hall

Jewish Rosh Hashanah Service

(Noon lunch and Tashlich follow the morning service.)

Rabbi Shosh Dworsky


Sunday, September 28, 5:00 p.m.

Baha’i Service

Erin Wagner of the Twin Cities Baha’i Community


Friday, October 3, 6:15 p.m., Great Hall

Jewish Yom Kippur Kol Nidre Service

(Pre-fast dinner begins at 5:00 p.m. in Great Hall)

Rabbi Shosh Dworsky


Saturday, October 4, Great Hall

Jewish Yom Kippur Morning Service at 10:00 a.m.,

Closing service at 6:15 p.m.

(Shofar blowing and break-fast meal at 7:30 p.m.)

Rabbi Shosh Dworsky


Sunday, October 5, 6:00 p.m., Great Hall

Muslim Eid al-Adha Service


Friday, October 10, 6:15 p.m., Chapel and W. Lawn

Jewish Sukkot Shabbat Service

Rabbi Shosh Dworsky


Sunday, October 19, 11:00 a.m.

Unitarian Universalist National Coming Out Day Service

Marcus Young ’91


Saturday, October 25, 5:30 p.m., Great Hall

Hindu Diwali Service and Celebration

Anantanand Rambachan


Sunday, November 2, 5:00 p.m., Great Hall

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Service


Sunday, November 9, 5:00 p.m.

Mustard Seed Christian Service

Carleton’s Mustard Seed Praise Band


Sunday, November 16, 5:00 p.m.

Catholic Mass

Father Kevin McDonough ’77


Weekly Services/Practices/Student Groups

Interfaith Social Action (IFSA)

Talk about and do social change work in the community. 

Tuesdays beginning September 16, 8:30 p.m., Chapel Lounge.    Contacts: crenshawm, spiror


Compline Service

Service in Christian tradition to conclude the day. 

Tuesdays beginning September 16 at 10:00 p.m., Little Chapel.  Contact:  mheiman


Taste of Torah

Wednesdays beginning September 17, lunchtime, Tandem Bagels (downtown Nfld.), bagels provided. 

Note:  No Torah Study on Wednesday, September 24.  Will be held on Monday, September 22, that week only. 

Led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky.


EvenSong: Contemplative Christian Song and Prayer

Christian worship with music, readings, and silence.

Wednesdays, 8:30 – 9:00 p.m., Chapel Main Sanctuary


Buddhist Meditation, Teaching and Discussion

Thursdays – September 18, October 2, 16, and 30, and November 13, 8:00 p.m., Chapel Main Sanctuary

Meditation led by Bhante Sathi.


Thursdays – September 25, October 9 and 23, and November 6, 8:00 p.m., Chapel Main Sanctuary

Meditation led by local Buddhist leaders or students.


Lectio Divina

Scripture-based meditation from a variety of faith traditions. 

Thursdays beginning September 18 at 9:30 p.m., Chapel Lounge.  Contact:  campbellt


Islam Inquiry

Fridays beginning September 26, 5:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge      Led by students or guest speakers.  Contact:  jafrii


Jewish Shabbat Services

Friday, September 12 at 6:00 p.m., Page House East

Fridays beginning September 19, 6:15 p.m., Page House East - Led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky or students.


Occasional Events

9/11 Remembrance Vigil

Remembering all affected by 9/11, terrorism, and war around the world.  Quiet reflection and candle lighting.

Thursday, September 11, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Chapel


Soul Pancake:  Food for the Soul

Activities to chew on life’s big questions.

Saturdays:  September 20, October 11, and November 8 at 7:00 p.m., Hill Lounge

Contact:  crenshawm


Science and Religion Discussion Group

Conflicting, separate worlds, or fully connected? Come to discuss!

Mondays at 7:00 p.m. on September 22 and 29, October 6, 13 and 27, and November 3, Chapel Lounge

Contacts: jafrii and pasternj


 “Motivations for Service” Panel Discussion

Student panel about reasons for community involvement.

Tuesday, October 7, 12:00 p.m., AGH Meeting Room

Cosponsored with CCCE


Gospel Brunch

All levels of singers are welcome for singing and brunch.  Sundays – October 12 and 26, and November 9,

11:00 a.m., Chapel Lounge.  Cosponsored with OIIL.

Contacts: bahnj, campbellt


Careers In Social Justice Panel Discussion Series

 Panel and Discussion on “Food Security”

Tuesday, October 21, 12:00 p.m., LDC104

Cosponsored with CCCE, EthIC, and Career Center


Reflections Series: What Matters to Me and Why

A continuing series of talks on life, work and meaning.

Tuesday, November 4, 12:00 p.m., Lib. Athenaeum  -  Talk by Phoebe Wilmot, Snack Bar Staff

Tuesday, November 11, 12:00 p.m., Lib. Athenaeum  - Talk by Dani Kohen, Associate Professor of Chemistry

Cosponsored with EthIC.