Term at a Glance

Chapel Services

(Services are held in Skinner Chapel unless otherwise noted.  Suppers follow the Sunday afternoon services.)

Catholic Mass

Sunday, January 13, 5:00 p.m.

Father Denny Dempsey


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

Sunday, January 20, 5:00 p.m.

The Reverend Oliver White


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

Saturday, January 26, 5:00 p.m., AGH Meeting Room

Rabbi Shosh Dworsky


Fellowship In Christ Chapel Service

Sunday, February 3, 5:00 p.m.

Carleton’s Christian Community Service


Quaker Service

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

Cannon Valley Friends Meeting


Black History Month Chapel Service

Sunday, February 17, 5:00 p.m.

Professor Harry Williams


(K)night In the Chapel:  Multifaith Worship and Practice

Saturday, February 23, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Student Chaplain’s Associates


Catholic Mass

Sunday, March 3, 5:00 p.m.

Father Denny Dempsey


Ash Wednesday Chapel Service

Wednesday, March 6, 8:30 p.m.

The Reverend Carolyn Fure-Slocum


Jewish Purim and Hindu Holi Celebration

Saturday, March 9, 5:30 p.m., Great Hall

Rabbi Shosh Dworsky and Professor Matt Robertson


Weekly Services/Practices/Groups

Hard Questions:  Science, Religion, and Ethics
Students discuss complex and difficult topics while seeking to better understand each other.  Cosponsored with EthIC. Contacts: bromana, dogarr, eganm
Mondays at 7:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge

A Taste of Torah
Weekly Torah study led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky.  Contacts:  isaacsj2, frankm2, austina

Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m., Sayles Hill 252

Time to Meditate
Practice moment-to-moment awareness, without judgment. No experience necessary; any experience welcome.  Gently guided by Betsy Lane-Getaz and Nate Page of SHAC. 
Cosponsored with SHAC and the Office of Health Promotion.
Tuesdays – 12:10 to 12:50 p.m., Chapel Main Sanctuary and Fridays – 8:15 to 8:45 a.m., AGH Library

Interfaith Social Action (IFSA)
Students talk about and do social change work in the local community. Contacts: isaacsj2, wilder, dogarr
Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge

Islam Inquiry and Discussion
Weekly discussion led by Associate Chaplain Ailya Vajid or students.  Contact: dogarr

Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m., Chapel Lounge

Join us for tea to explore questions about theology, the nature of God, and the practice of religious faith. Contacts: sfarrand, wilderr, pakl, quinterod

Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge 

EvenSong: Contemplative Christian Song and Prayer and Lenten services
Ecumenical Christian worship with music, readings, and meditative silence.  Led by Chaplain Carolyn Fure-Slocum or student Chaplain’s Associates.

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

Buddhist Meditation, Teaching, and Discussion
Led by Bhante Sathi of Triple Gem Meditation Center, Roger Jackson, Religion Professor Emeritus, or Proud Chanarat ’19. Contacts: chanaratp, eganm

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

Jewish Shabbat Services
Weekly service led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky or students.

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


Occasional Events

Song and Spirit
All are welcome for singing and brunch.  Cosponsored with OIIL.
 Contacts: bromana, babajidec, bobob, wilderr, eganm, pakl
Sundays – January13 and 27, and February 17 at 11:00 a.m., Chapel Lobby 

Reflections Series: What Matters to Me and Why
A continuing series of talks on life, work and meaning. Cosponsored with EthIC. 

    Talk by Dan Hernandez, Associate Professor of Biology
Thursday, January 31, 12:00 p.m., Library Athenaeum

    Talk by David Tompkins, Associate Professor of History
    Thursday, February 7, 12:00 p.m., Library Athenaeum

Faith and Feminism
Discussion of women’s and non-binary people’s relationship to religion.  Contacts:  austina, dogarr

Saturday, February 16, 7:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge


Student Road Trips

Inter-Belief Conversation Café Road Trip
An evening of inter-belief dialogue hosted by the St. Paul Interfaith Network.  Contact for more information and to sign up:  bromana

Monday, January 21, 5:45 – 10:30 p.m.

St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral Road Trip
Contact for more information and to sign up:  wilderr
Sunday, February 3, 7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Road Trip to Shir Tikvah Synagogue in Minneapolis
Contacts for more information and to sign up:  frankm2, isaacsj2, austina

Friday, February 8, 4:30 to 11:00 p.m. 

Cambodian Temple Road Trip
Travel 15 minutes to Watt Munisotaram to learn
about Buddhist life in Minnesota.  Contacts for more information and to sign up:  chanaratp or eganm
Sunday, February 24, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.