Chapel Services

(Services are held in Skinner Memorial Chapel unless otherwise noted. Meals follow these services.)


Ethiopian and Eritrean Orthodox Christmas Vespers Service

Sunday, January 11, 5:00 p.m.

Father Zera Dawit Berhane


Martin Luther King, Jr. Candlelight Service of Remembrance and Celebration

Sunday, January 18, 5:00 p.m.

The Reverend Oliver White

Carleton’s Gospel Brunch Singers


Multifaith Chapel Lock-In:  Worship and Practice

Saturday, January 24, 8:00 p.m.

Student Chaplain’s Associates


Tu B’Shevat Service – Jewish Arbor Day and Earth Celebration   

Friday, January 30, 5:30 p.m., AGH Meeting Room

Rabbi Shosh Dworsky


Bilingual Catholic Mass

Sunday, February 1, 5:00 p.m.

Father Denny Dempsey

Grupo Pentecostés


Quaker Service

Sunday, February 8, 10:30 a.m.

Northfield Religious Society of Friends


Black History Month Chapel Service

Sunday, February 15, 5:00 p.m.

The Reverend Denise Dunbar-Perkins


Ash Wednesday Chapel Service

Wednesday, February 18, 8:30 p.m.

The Reverend Carolyn Fure-Slocum


Mustard Seed Christian Service

Sunday, February 22, 5:00 p.m.

Carleton’s Praise Band


Catholic Mass

Sunday, March 1, 5:00 p.m.

Father Michael Kaluza ’90


Jewish Purim and Hindu Holi Celebration

Saturday, March 7, 5:30 p.m., Great Hall

Rabbi Shosh Dworsky and Professor Shana Sippy


Weekly Services/Practices/Groups

Science and Religion Discussion Group

Conflicting, separate worlds, or fully connected? Come to discuss!  Contacts: jafrii and pastern

Mondays – January 12, 19 and 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23 (2nd through 8th week) at 7:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge


Interfaith Social Action (IFSA)

Students talk about and do social change work in the local community.  Contacts: crenshawm, spiror

Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m., Chapel Lounge


A Taste of Torah

Weekly Torah study led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky.  

Wednesdays for lunch at Tandem Bagels (time tbd)


EvenSong: Contemplative Christian Song and Prayer

Ecumenical Christian worship with music, readings, and meditative silence. 

Led by Chaplain Carolyn Fure-Slocum or students.

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


Christian Lenten Services

Led by Chaplain Carolyn Fure-Slocum.

Wednesdays – February 25 and March 4 at 8:30 p.m., Chapel Sanctuary


Buddhist Meditation, Teaching, and Discussion

Led by Bhante Sathi, local Buddhist leaders, or students.

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m., Chapel Sanctuary


Knight Faith

A time of rejuvenation and inspiration as students join to reflect on writings from various religious traditions. 

Contacts:  crenshawm or campbellt

Thursdays at 9:30 p.m., Chapel Lounge


Islam Inquiry and Discussion

Weekly discussion led by Muslim Student Association or guest speakers.  Contact: jafrii

Fridays at 5:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge


Jewish Shabbat Services

Weekly service led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky or students.

Fridays at 6:15 p.m., Page House East


Occasional Events

Soul Pancake:  Food for the Soul

Dinner and activities to chew on life’s big questions. Contact:  crenshawm

Saturdays – January 10 and February 28 at 6:00 p.m., Hill Lounge


Gospel Brunch

All levels of singers are welcome for singing and brunch.  Cosponsored with OIIL.  Contacts: campbellt and lopezg

Sundays – January 11 and 25, and February 22 at 11:00 a.m., Chapel Lounge 


LTC Book Group “No Longer Invisible:  Religion in Higher Education”

Led by Chaplain Carolyn Fure-Slocum.  Sign up at: http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/ltc/calendar/

Tuesdays – January 13 and January 27 at 4:30 p.m., LTC Lounge in Weitz Center


Careers in Social Justice Panel Discussion Series

Series cosponsored with CCCE, EthIC, and Career Center.

*Making A Difference: Service Opportunities after Carleton

Thursday, January 15, 12:00 p.m., AGH Meeting Room

*Social Entrepreneurship

Thursday, January 29, 12:00 p.m., AGH Meeting Room


Basilica of St. Mary Road Trip

Catholic Mass/Tour of Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis

For more information and to sign up, contact pastern.

Sunday, January 18, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 


Reflections Series: What Matters to Me and Why

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

*Talk by Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg, Broom Professor of Social Demography and Anthropology

Thursday, January 22, 12:00 p.m., Library Athenaeum

*Talk by William North, Assoc. Prof. of History

Thursday, February 19, 12:00 p.m., Library Athenaeum


“Secularism and Sex” – Talk by Janet Jakobsen

Cosponsored with Humanities Center.

Tuesday, February 3 at 5:00 p.m., Library Athenaeum


Rock Shabbat – Trip to Shir Tikvah in South Mpls.

For more information and to sign up, contact spiror.

Friday, February 20 – leave campus at 5:00 p.m.